Multiple Sclerosis Papers

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Final Project: Multiple Sclerosis Introduction: Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that distresses the brain and spinal cord, central nervous system. In MS the person’s immune system produces cells and proteins that attack the myelin that is a fatty tissue that protects the nerve fibers. There is no known cause of Multiple sclerosis and this disease is not inherited. When the nerve tissue is damaged the signals either slow down or stop completely. The damage is cause by inflammation and is located anywhere along the brain, spinal cord, or optic nerve. Some of the symptoms affiliated with this disease are: loss of balance, muscle spasms, numbness, and problems moving limbs, difficulty walking, coordination deterioration, tremors…show more content…
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