Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic autoimmune disorder that affects the central nervous system. The immune system attacks the myelin, which is the protective covering of nerve fibers, leading to communication problems between the brain and the rest of the body. Symptoms of MS can include fatigue, numbness or tingling in the limbs, muscle weakness, vision problems, and difficulty with coordination, and it requires specialized medical care from neurologists.
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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of the world’s most common neurological disorders. In many countries, it is the leading cause of non-traumatic disability in young adults.
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