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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable disease of the central nervous system. It is a degenerative condition, often with a fluctuating course. Although the majority of people who have it are mildly affected, a severe case of MS can render a person unable to write, speak, or walk.
 
Common symptoms include:
 
  • Tremor
  • Lack of coordination or unsteady gait
  • Rapid involuntary eye movement.
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Because MS affects the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord), symptoms may be misdiagnosed as mental illness at first. In order for your healthcare provider to make a diagnosis of MS, you must have a history of at least two episodes of a cluster of symptoms.
 
(For more information, click Multiple Sclerosis. This article looks at when MS typically appears, who is affected by this disease, and more.)
 

Multiple Sclerosis Information

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