Is MS Contagious? (Multiple Sclerosis) Center

Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is a degenerative disease of the covering around the nerves in the central nervous system (CNS). Researchers and doctors don't know the exact cause, but many theorize that it may be due to environmental triggers, an autoimmune disease, and viruses (infections).

Symptoms of MS include vision changes, paralysis, vertigo, heat intolerance, slurred speech, sexual dysfunction, and urinary incontinence (the inability to urinate).

There's no vaccine or cure for MS, but the progression and symptoms of the disease can be treated. Read more: Is MS Contagious? (Multiple Sclerosis) Article

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