Of Illness and Experience

A List of Complications Part I: The Nervous System

List of Complications Part I: Nervous System is the introduction to the illnesses that will later be blog entries under Illness and Experience.  Multiple Sclerosis (Central Nervous System) Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic illness that takes place in the CNS region. The immune system attacks the myelin sheath, causing demyelination to take place. It is an autoimmune disease that affects …

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Of Illness and Experience

MS: Silent, Invisible, Chronic Disease

An Introduction Disseminated Sclerosis, Encephalomyelitis Disseminata, Multiple Sclerosis-MS MS is known by many names but not by a lot of people. A disease that is considered relatively rare as it only affects more than 2.5 million people across the globe. More than 2.5 people living with a potentially disabling disease. So what is MS? Multiple Sclerosis is an example of …

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