What is Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis

March 13, 2018

The majority individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS) have a type referred to as relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS). It normally starts in your 20s or 30s. If you have RRMS, you may have bouts when your symptoms occur. These are described as relapses. An outbreak is followed by a time of recovery in which you have no few or no symptoms, referred to as remission. It can continue for weeks, months, or…

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What Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis?

March 9, 2018

Individuals with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS) start out with another type of MS — relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. If you’ve been diagnosed with SPMS, it is possible that you have had relapsing-remitting MS for a decade or more. At this point is when you may begin to feel a transition in your disease. The shifts in conditions are often not obvious or easily recognizable, But you may notice that your…

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Progressive Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis

March 9, 2018

If you have progressive relapsing multiple sclerosis (PRMS), you’ll have distinctive onsets of symptoms, called relapses. You may or may not completely improve after these flare-ups. Between relapses, the disease proceeds to get worse slowly. PRMS is the least common kind of multiple sclerosis. It strikes about 5% of people with the condition. You might not be able to reverse the disease, although there are therapies that can relieve your…

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Possible Causes of Multiple Sclerosis

March 7, 2018

Physicians still don’t realize what produces multiple sclerosis. But an ongoing study shows that from your genes, to where you live, to the air you breathe, there are many parts in play. Your Immune System Goes Awry MS is an autoimmune condition. Experts don’t know why, but some component instructs your immune system to attack your body. With MS, the center is on myelin, a fatty material that covers the…

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