Multiple sclerosis causes a breakdown of the protective cover around nerves in the brain and spinal cord. This can affect various body systems, resulting in difficulties with thinking, vision, mood, and movement, among other symptoms.

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an episodic or progressive and demyelinating immune condition. It’s caused by a breakdown of the protective cover (myelin sheath) around the nerves in the brain and spinal cord. This interferes with nerve messages in the brain and spinal cord, making it hard for the brain and spinal cord to send and receive messages with each other and the rest of the body.

The exact cause of MS is still unknown, and there’s no cure. The resulting symptoms and their severity can vary from person to person.

Read on to learn more about the effects of MS on the body.


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