Essay about Symptoms And Treatment Of Multiple Sclerosis

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Multiple Sclerosis is a disease that is found in the Central Nervous System. The cause for the disease is still unknown, but there have been suggestions and theories that MS can come from genetic and environment factors that maybe involved. No cure has been found to eliminate the disease from a patient’s body, however there is treatment available to alleviate the immense pain of the symptoms and reduce the spread of the disease in the body. Dr. Sandeep Chhabra from the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, said “Our research will be to see if we can develop an individual molecule into a pill that could dampen the immune system with an autoimmune disease. (ScienceDaily 2014).

The first signs that are found in a person when suffering from MS can vary and is unpredictable as it depends on the location of the affected nerve fibres in the body. The most common signs that are first sighted are blurred vision, and the struggle to find the right words to say. Forget things that you need to complete or even redo tasks which are already completed. Loss of balance as well as lack of coordination. Numbness, tingling and weakness in arms or legs. People with MS tend to have their first symptoms between the ages of 20 to 40. Usually the person would feel better when first having the symptoms, but the symptoms come back even with more sharp pain. The common symptoms of MS consist of, Dizziness as it is common for a person to feel lightheaded when suffering from Multiple Sclerosis.…

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