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What are the causes of MS and is it dangerous?

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In brief: Not known

We do not know the exact cause of ms, but do know that there are pts who have genetic susceptibilities, and that the disease is more common in northern climates.
There is a relationship to prior ebstein barr virus infections, decreased vit d levels, and possible uv-b contact. Untreated ms can result in profound disability and may shorten lifespan.

In brief: Not known

We do not know the exact cause of ms, but do know that there are pts who have genetic susceptibilities, and that the disease is more common in northern climates.
There is a relationship to prior ebstein barr virus infections, decreased vit d levels, and possible uv-b contact. Untreated ms can result in profound disability and may shorten lifespan.
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