Welcome to the Multiple Sclerosis Channel
Multiple sclerosis is a disease affecting the brain and spinal cord (also known as the central nervous system), the causes of which are still unknown. The disease can be relatively mild or severely debilitating, and is the leading cause of disability among young adults ages 20 to 40. There are four main types of multiple sclerosis: relapsing-remitting, primary-progressive, secondary-progressive, and progressive-relapsing.
Welcome to the Multiple Sclerosis Health Channel by eMedTV. This portion of the eMedTV Web site provides detailed information on a range of topics related to multiple sclerosis. The articles contained in this health channel explain common symptoms of the disease, procedures used to make a diagnosis, and available treatment options. Statistics on the prevalence of the disease and information on its prognosis are also provided.
Many people begin their eMedTV multiple sclerosis experience by clicking one of the featured links located on this page. You can also start with the health topic section on the left side to find a particular topic of interest. If you do not find the multiple sclerosis information that you are looking for in these two locations, use the search box at the top of this page.