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Multiple Sclerosis

Are you an underachiever?

IF YOU CAN'T SEEM TO ACCOMPLISH MUCH, HERE ARE WAYS TO BECOME MORE PRODUCTIVE. Underachievement is another stress indicator associated with physical problems and emotional discomfort. High scorers on this scale have the perception that they are not being very productive with their lives and, as a result, become very dissatisfied with themselves....

Multiple Sclerosis - Symptoms

Symptoms weakness of one or more extremities paralysis of one or more extremities tremor of one or more extremities muscle spasticity (uncontrollable spasm of muscle groups) muscle atrophy movement, dysfunctional slowly progressive beginning in the legs numbness, decreased or abnormal sensation in any area tingling facial pain pain in an...

Multiple Sclerosis - Overview

Definition: A disorder of the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) involving decreased nerve function associated with the formation of scars on the covering of nerve cells. Causes, incidence, and risk factors: Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects approximately 1 out of 1,600 people. Women are affected about 60% of the time. The disorder most...