I am Multiple Sclerosis

Posted on March 6, 2017 by Gerry

Hi, my name is Multiple Sclerosis. You know me as a chronic disease that affects the brain and spinal cord. I don’t really like that name or title so let’s stick with MS for short. I can cause a variety of symptoms, which include: – Changes in sensation – Visual problems – Weakness – Depression … Continue reading “I am Multiple Sclerosis”

  Not only is Thanksgiving coming up in the United States, but November 24 is Family Health History Day. If you are getting together with your family this Thanksgiving, this can be a great time to learn some answers to those questions that you’ve encountered on medical forms in the past but maybe were uncertain … Continue reading “Healthy Thanksgiving Traditions: Learning Family Health History, and Other Fun Things.”

Multiple Sclerosis Education Awareness Month

Posted on March 8, 2016 by admin

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, often disabling disease of the central nervous system (CNS). Converging lines of evidence suggest that the disease is caused by a disturbance in immune function. This disturbance permits cells of the immune system to attack myelin, the insulating sheath that surrounds the nerve fibers (axons) located in the CNS … Continue reading “Multiple Sclerosis Education Awareness Month”