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Does Multiple Sclerosis Affect Your Heart
Not usually: Ms originates in the brain and affects skeletal muscles, causing the person to loose voluntary control of them. It can also affect vision, causing optic neuritis and sometimes blindness, double vision or other visual problems. It can also cause cognitive problems and dementia. However, it doesn't typically affect the heart directly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible for a person with no heart disease have an attack that leads to a heart attack if they have multiple sclerosis?
Do all avms in the temporal lobe need to be treated if a symptomatic but have history of arteriale sclorosis in heart?
Dr. What if on last MRI the lesions of multiple sclerosis disappear? is that means that I'm healed ?yeah I'm the patient
I had a neck X-ray today to look for lesions of multiple sclerosis. I wasn't aware they could be seen on an x-ray? Can they?
I am having symptoms, and I looked them up on Web MD Multiple Sclerosis is a possibility. What is the chance that I have it considering I am related t?
I have all the symptoms of multiple sclerosis, but it didn't show up on the mri, could i still have ms? What else could it be? I'm negative for lupus
Lots of things: Ruling MS in or out is much easier than it used to be, but it still requires training, skill & expertise that you'll never get from "Doctor Google." It isn't just laypeople who lack the knowledge & experience to distinguish MS from conditions that superficially resemble MS but aren't; the average US nonneurologist physician isn't confident of his/her ability to do so either. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 population. About 450,000 cases thought to be in USA, in a population over 300,000,000. ...Read more
Need chronically: Some advice, there are pills available, but where you live, might be tough to get. Nonetheless, do not miss your injections, and add Vitamin D-3 about 5000-10000 units per day. We do not have a clear idea when to stop the MS meds, and in those older patients who I have stopped, a few have had relapses. Stay tuned, drugs to be used differently are on the horizon. (even Lemtrada) ...Read more