By Tammy Worth
When you have multiple sclerosis (MS), your body’s immune system attacks your central nervous system.
But no one knows exactly what triggers the immune system to attack the central nervous system. Most experts believe it occurs when a person with a genetic predisposition to MS is exposed to certain environmental conditions,
Since it isn’t known exactly what causes MS, physicians can’t foresee with certainty who will develop the disease, but they do know there are some things that may put you at higher risk.
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