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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Multiple sclerosis What is MS? Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system which is composed of the brain and spinal cord. 4 Types of MS Progressive Relapsing (PRMS) Secondary Progressive (SPMS) Relapsing-Remitting (RRMS) Primary Progressive (PPMS) The unpredictable attackthat may or may not leave permanent deflects followed by periods of remission. This is initially RRMS that suddenly begins to decline without periods of remission. The gradual progression ofthe disease from it's onset with no relapses. The steady decline since onset with super-imposed attacks. Causes Symptoms By: Maddie & Mariam Cures & Treatment Facts Depending on what parts of the central nervous system are affected, not all people will experience all symptoms.-Dizziness-Cognitive impairment-Tremors-Bowel and bladder dysfunctions-Fatigue -Optic neuritis-Gait The exact cause of MS remains unknown but it is most likely polygenic MS attacks the myeline which is the protective covering of the nerve. If the myelin gets damaged then it willinterrupt the body's nerve impulses. The most common way to diagnose MS is by looking over the medical history of the affected person. There are also tests to take if MS is suspected such as an MRI, Evoked Potentials and occasionally Lumbar Puncture. -Sclerosis is a Greek word meaning hardening of tissue or scars -MS is not contagious-More women then men are diagnosed with MS-Everybody experiences MS differently-The earliest known description of a person with possible Multiple Sclerosis dates from 14th century in Holland .
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