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Does MS Get Better or Worse After Hysterectomy?

Does MS Get Better or Worse After Hysterectomy?

Some people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) may need to undergo a hysterectomy. During this surgery, the uterus (womb) is removed.“I just found out that I’ll be having a hysterectomy in March, and my mind is kind of blown,” one MyMSTeam member...
Posted 05/26/2022

Can MS Affect Your Blood Circulation?

Can MS Affect Your Blood Circulation?

Poor circulation occurs when your body’s ability to distribute blood, oxygen, and nutrients is disrupted. When this happens, your cells don’t get as much oxygen as they need, which negatively affects their ability to function. Although poor...
Posted 05/26/2022

What’s the Connection Between Multiple Sclerosis and Nosebleeds?

What’s the Connection Between Multiple Sclerosis and Nosebleeds?

Understand how nosebleeds are connected to multiple sclerosis and how to manage them.
Posted 03/17/2022

Does Epstein-Barr Influence the Course of MS?

Does Epstein-Barr Influence the Course of MS?

According to the latest research, the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) may be the leading cause of multiple sclerosis (MS). MS is an autoimmune condition in which the body attacks the myelin (protective coating) of nerve cells in the central nervous...
Posted 03/11/2022

Quiz: Do You Know These Key Facts About MS?

Quiz: Do You Know These Key Facts About MS?

If you or a loved one are living with multiple sclerosis (MS), you've likely studied a lot of information about the condition. Consider taking the following five-question quiz to determine how much you know about MS.Visit Multiple Sclerosis...
Posted 09/16/2021

Multiple Sclerosis Spine Lesions: Your Guide

Multiple Sclerosis Spine Lesions: Your Guide

Everything you need to know about spine lesions and multiple sclerosis, including what causes them and how they cause MS. Click to learn more!
Updated 05/10/2022

Understanding Multiple Sclerosis Pathophysiology

Understanding Multiple Sclerosis Pathophysiology

The word “pathophysiology” refers to the changes a person’s tissues and bodily functions undergo due to a disease or an injury. Pathophysiology can also refer to the hallmarks of a disease that lead to these functional changes. For example, one...
Posted 06/01/2021

Is MS an Autoimmune Disease?

Is MS an Autoimmune Disease?

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is often referred to as an autoimmune disease. Although the body’s immune system is involved in the development of MS and most scientists consider it to be an autoimmune disease, some people question the autoimmune...
Posted 05/26/2021

Research Breakthroughs and Multiple Sclerosis

Research Breakthroughs and Multiple Sclerosis

Doctors and scientists continue to work on finding new treatments, diagnostic techniques, and risk factors for multiple sclerosis (MS). MS is an autoimmune disease that causes the body’s immune system to attack the fatty tissue that protects and...
Posted 05/19/2021

What Is an Immune-Mediated Disease?

What Is an Immune-Mediated Disease?

Have you ever heard of the term immune-mediated disease? Maybe you’ve heard this term used in regard to multiple sclerosis (MS). Many people will also refer to MS as an autoimmune disease — which begs the question: Is an autoimmune disease the...
Posted 05/19/2021
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