Category: Multiple Sclerosis

Here’s Why More Women than Men Develop Multiple Sclerosis

a notebook that says Multiple sclerosis on it

More women than men develop MS (multiple sclerosis). Why is that? Could it be genetics, hormones or just because they’re female? Research is currently being done about this topic.  Possible Reasons Why Women Are More Prone to MS  Than Men Men are known for their testosterone while women are known for their estrogen. These sex… Read more »

Tips for Battling Multiple Sclerosis

Doctor examining MRI images of patient with multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease of a person’s central nervous system. It’s thought to be an autoimmune disorder where the body attacks itself by mistake. There is no cure for MS. There are treatments for it, however, and these treatments are meant to slow the progression of the disease, manage its symptoms, help… Read more »

The Nightmare of Dealing With Multiple Sclerosis

Graphic of healthy neuron vs a neuron damaged by MS

Multiple sclerosis, commonly known as MS, is a disease in which the immune system attacks the protective sheath covering a person’s nerve fibers. This causes communication problems between the brain and the rest of the body via the central nervous system (spinal cord), and ultimately there’s deterioration or damage done to a person’s nerves. How… Read more »