Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis - MultipleSclerosis ChelseaMiller

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Click to edit Master subtitle style  12/13/10 Multiple Sclerosis Chelsea Miller Emily Colpas
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 12/13/10 Doctors are not sure of the cause Speculate that race, ethnicity, and where you live in the  world can raise your chances of getting the disease It is believed to be inherited and that the presence of the  Epstein-Barr virus may cause MS None  of these have been proven What Causes MS?
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 12/13/10 What we do know MS is a chronic disease of the central nervous system  (CNS) The body’s immune system attacks the myelin in the  CNS which forms large scars (sclerosis) When the nerves are damaged they misfire or do not  send the proper signal Different nerves are damaged in different people and the  response from the nerve damage varies from person to  person What Causes MS?
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 12/13/10 What Causes MS?
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 12/13/10 There are over 50 symptoms related to MS which 
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2010 for the course BIO 3101 taught by Professor Dan during the Spring '10 term at Worcester.

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