Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

Is there any relationship between atherosclerosis and multiple sclerosis

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience Cardiology
Yes, unrelated: Atherosclerosis is a progressive disease also known as hardening of the arteries - fat, cholesterol and other substances build up in the arteries form ... Read More
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janet Greenhut
42 years experience Preventive Medicine
No: Sclerosis means hardening. In atherosclerosis it refers to plaques on the inside of the arteries that block the flow of blood. In ms it refers to plaq ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
16 years experience Neurology
Yes: Multiple sclerosis has many psychiatric manifestations, both to the emotional effects of having a chronic and incurable (albeit treatable) disease and ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Yes: Ms can affect virtually area of the central nervous system, and dysarthria is most commonly notice with lesions in the lower medulla oblongata close t ... Read More
1
1 comment
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
31 years experience Neurology
No: Multiple sclerosis is strictly a disease of the brain and spinal chord and doesn't affect the joints. If you have one autoimmune disorder like MS, yo ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
38 years experience Neurology
See Neuro-ophthalmol: In caucasian populations in temperate latitudes MS will be the most common form of optic neuritis.In non-caucasians, this will not be so.It is a subac ... Read More
4
4 thanks
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Certainly present: At least 65% of all MS pts have some cognitive issues, and many demonstrate memory problems at the very onset of the disease (CIS). The frequency of ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
No: There is no crossover between lupus and multiple sclerosis.They are both autoimmune e diseases, but affect different organ systems.
1
1 thank
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorraine Brancato
40 years experience Ophthalmology
Very possible: You must be treated for the optic neuritis and part of the treatment to determine if you have ms is performing a ct scan where the presence of plaques ... Read More
12
12 thanks
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: On the contrary ms will reduce the exacerbations , complications rate is same as non ms patients including postpartum issues, how ever need a team of ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month