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What could be a trigger factor of multiple sclerosis ms?

Many perhaps. We are not aware of the full cause of ms, but know that hot ambient temperatures can make symptoms far worse, and even cause new brain lesions. Infections can clearly worsen the disease, and viral infections can influence relapses. Some drugs, such as cipro, (ciprofloxacin) have worsened the disease. Ongoing stress may also affect ms. Injury effects are contraversial, but may have some influence. Read more...

My neurologist told me I have a 'high probability' of having multiple sclerosis. What are the signs and risk factors?

Complex. You might well have white matter lesions on your MRI in a pattern appropriate for MS. Risk factors include smoking, prior adolescent obesity, high salt diet, high fat diet, low levels of vitamin D, prior infectious mononucleosis. Read more...
MS information. Signs of MS may be loss of vision in one eye, double vision, numbness, weakness or incoordination, especially as transient "attacks". Risk factors include sun exposure, geography, and possibly vitamin D levels. among other things. Doctors often use MRI testing of the brain and spinal cord and spinal fluid analysis to help make the diagnosis when they are not sure. Read more...