PRESENTING ~ June 16, 2022: This month we’ll be talking with Bruce Southwick, whom many of you know and love! We’re going to talk about MS, PD and depression. How to recognize it, deal with it, and make peace with what seems to be a common symptom of MS and PD.
Join the Conversation with Bette & Christine June 16, 2022, 1:00pm to 2:00pm (PST)
We hope you’ll be able to Join the Conversation, Bette & Christine
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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a potentially disabling disease of the brain and spinal cord (central nervous system).
In MS, the immune system attacks the protective sheath (myelin) that covers nerve fibers and causes communication problems between your brain and the rest of your body. Eventually, the disease can cause permanent damage or deterioration of the nerves.
Signs and symptoms of MS vary widely and depend on the amount of nerve damage and which nerves are affected. Some people with severe MS may lose the ability to walk independently or at all, while others may experience long periods of remission without any new symptoms.
There’s no cure for multiple sclerosis. However, treatments can help speed recovery from attacks, modify the course of the disease and manage symptoms.