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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Find MS specialist: We have potent and effective meds these days, especially Gilenya and tysabri, (natalizumab) and dietary measures, vitamin supplements, avoidance of sm ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Variable.: If you have identical twin with MS, about 30%, but if no relative and you live north of latitudes 39-42, could be as high as 1 in 545 in the general p ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Multiple sclerosis : First, I wish you will get better and get over this disease, and that can't be achieved without specialists supervision, neurologists and other physic ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tipu Sultan
Specializes in Allergy
Yes it is possible: Disease can go into remission and then flare up. You have to look for the cause. We propose to treat causes of such chronic ailment. To learn more abo ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Dr. Gary Wang answered
39 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
MS and exercise. : The only dangerous is over exercise the partially functional muscles. That might induce pain. Avoid too heavy is the key to prevent the problem.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Trying to help: May be they are trying to help patients to get answers.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Here is brief summar: MS is a nerve disorder caused by destruction of the insulating layer surrounding neurons in the brain and spinal cord. This insulation, called myelin, ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Virginia Simnad
27 years experience Neurology
No: Ms is not a contagious disorder. It is a complex disease with genetic, environmental, and likely hormonal interplay.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Worse: Many patients with MS fell worse in the heat.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Charcot: The French neurologist Charcot is credited with identifying MS as a distinct entity for the first time.

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