Multiple Sclerosis

A diagnostic form with Multiple Sclerosis under diagnosis - Evidence-Based Dietary Interventions for Multiple Sclerosis

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07/28/2017 - Multiple Sclerosis is a disease that affects the nervous system, and it is characterized by the destruction of myelin sheath, which is the protective material that surrounds and protects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. This impacts the transmission of nerve signals, resulting in symptoms that vary amongst individuals and may include muscle weakness, numbness, difficulties with speech and memory or changes in vision or bladder and bowel function.

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