Multiple sclerosis or MS is an immune-based inflammatory disease that affects the myelin, the protective cover of nerve fibers. This causes inflammation, scar tissue and/or lesions in the brain. MS can differ depending on what nerves are affected by demyelination. There are 4 different types of multiple sclerosis.
12 people found this helpfulPrint
Did you find this helpful?
You may also like
Cancer pain is a complication of cancer that not everyone may deal with. The amount of pain depends on the type of cancer, the stage, any metastasizes, and the individual’s tolerance to pain. Cancer treatments like radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery can cause pain and may lead to chronic pain...
Doctors and other health practitioners need a way to assess the pain level of an individual. This led to the development of pain scales and pain inventories. These scales are designed to be useful in cases of acute and chronic pain. Since the pain experience of each person is subjective, scales...
Abdominal pain is any pain experienced from the chest down to the pelvis. The abdomen is often referred to as the stomach. Abdominal pain can include pain involving the following organs: stomach, intestines, kidney, liver, spleen, gallbladder, and pancreas. The cause of abdominal pain depends on...