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Hi, I have a new girllfriend who has ms...Are there phisical singnes if the desease will strike? Thx
Not until an attack: There isn't anything that reliably sends a signal that an attack is coming. That would make the treatment job a lot easier! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes..but low ..: Even in identical twins, the incidence is only 20-35%, thus environmental factors (infections such as epstein virus, geography, vitamin d deficiency? +others factors, unknown) play more important role than genetic in development of ms..There is still much ongoing research in this area and hopefully will shed more light in the years ahead. It is a difficult one if you have ms, best of luck to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosing MS: There is no single test that is proof-positive for diagnosing multiple sclerosis. The medical history, neurological exam, MRI, spinal taps or lumbar punctures and lab analysis make the diagnostic criteria. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Multiple sclerosis: Ms is a disease of the brain & spinal cord in which inflammation damages fatty tissue called myelin that surrounds certain nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. The "myelin" acts like insulation around an electric wire. When its damaged nerve cells can not send messages to other parts of the nervous system normally. This can result various symptoms, weakness, speech or vision issues, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Multiple Sclerosis: Is an autoimmune disorder of the nervous system immune cells attack and destroy the fatty sheath of nerve cells. I am unaware of any natural treatments or remedies that have substantially improved patients with this disease. Ask your neurologist for further information. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Process: History and physical exam suggests the diagnosis. MRI films demonstrating old and new lesions together, scattered about the brain white matter, can be confirmatory, and lesions in both brain and spinal cord can clinch the diagnosis. Spinal fluid often useful if the films are ambiguous, and blood studies are obtained to exclude other disorders which may mimic MS. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The most common type: This is the most common type (85% of cases), which describes the clinical course of episodes of neurological impairment lasting greater than 24 hours (more typically days to weeks) followed by recovery either fully or left with residual disability. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: There are multiple types of ms, with different prognosis. There are also many meds available to slow or prevent progression and more being developed. A neurologist can evaluate and treat. Physical therapy and/or pmnr physician can help maximize your abilities if your symptoms necessitate it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My husband & I just moved here from jackson, ms. We have been trying to have a child for 2yrs is there anybody that can help us, i'm starting to give up?
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