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Medical Reference Related to Multiple Sclerosis

  1. Diagnosing Multiple Sclerosis

    There is no single test to diagnose MS. WebMD explains the criteria and imaging tests used to determine if a person has multiple sclerosis.

  2. The Impact of Temperature on Multiple Sclerosis

    WebMD explains how heat, humidity, and extreme cold can aggravate the symptoms of multiple sclerosis.

  3. Multiple Sclerosis and Diet

    Proper nutrition is important to staying well if you have multiple sclerosis. WebMD explains what your body needs.

  4. What Is Multiple Sclerosis?

    WebMD explains multiple sclerosis (MS) and its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

  5. Multiple Sclerosis

    Multiple sclerosis is a chronic neuroimmunologic (both the nervous system and the immunological system are involved) disorder of the central nervous system involving the brain,spinal chord and optic nerves. By means of a mechanism not clearly understood,the protective fatty,insulating substance called myelin sheath that covers the nerve is destroyed. The inflammatory attacks that produce the ...

  6. Balo Disease

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Balo Disease is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  7. Riskier Alternative Treatments for MS

    Some people with MS try alternative therapies to relieve symptoms. Do bee stings, cobra venom, hypnosis, and Reiki help with pain, fatigue, or immune response? WebMD looks at the studies.

  8. How Multiple Sclerosis Is Treated

    Find out about the treatments for multiple sclerosis (MS), including disease-modifying drugs, treatment of exacerbations, and more.

  9. The Progression of Multiple Sclerosis

    The course of multiple sclerosis varies from person to person and depends on the type of MS. Learn more from WebMD.

  10. How MS Disability Is Measured

    WebMD explains how MS disability is measured with the use of tests and scales.

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