Diagnosis and treatments of multiple sclerosis

There are no specific diagnostic tests for the diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis. The general approach is to test for usual diseases that have similar symptoms and eliminate the likely conditions. A diagnosis is then arrived at by elimination of the common conditions that mimic MS. This method of diagnosis is often employed to diagnose difficult […]

Most common symptoms of multiple sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is considered to be an autoimmune disease. Autoimmune diseases are those that are caused by one’s own immune system going hyperactive and attacking one’s own body organs. The exact cause as to why the immune system becomes hyperactive is not known. Multiple sclerosis is one like that the immune system attacks the […]

An overview of multiple sclerosis

Most scientists and doctors in the field believe that Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease. It is the destruction of the protective covering of the nerves of the central nervous system and brain. The immune cells for some unknown reason, turn against the myelin sheath of these nerves. The destroyed portions are replaced with scar […]

Causes and symptoms of multiple sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that is common and shows the characteristic flare ups and remittance. There can be varying periods of calm though. The symptoms depend on the nerve under attack and the extent of damage. Symptoms also changes on long time progress of the disease. Generally, the symptoms are: Bladder problems. Patients […]

Multiple sclerosis – Things you need to know

There are no specific diagnostic tests for the diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis. The general approach is to test for usual diseases that have similar symptoms and eliminate the likely conditions. A diagnosis is then arrived at by elimination of the common conditions that mimic MS. This method of diagnosis is often employed to diagnose difficult […]