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What Causes Multiple Sclerosis? 

The causes of multiple sclerosis.

Despite being relatively well-known, there is often some doubt surrounding the causes of multiple sclerosis. According to the National MS Society, there are various factors which could contribute to someone developing MS.

Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is a disease that can affect the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves. The effects vary from person to person, from mild symptoms that require little treatment and allow the patient to lead a reasonably normal life, to more severe symptoms requiring more care.

But what exactly causes multiple sclerosis?

The cause can sometimes be immunological. MS is caused when the body’s immune system attacks something called myelin, a protective material found on the outside of nerve fibres. The damage MS causes to this material damages the nerve fibres, meaning your brain cannot send signals through your body the way it wants to.

Read full article: What Causes Multiple Sclerosis? – Multiple Sclerosis News Today

Read Full Article: What Causes Multiple Sclerosis? – Multiple Sclerosis News Today 

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