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Tag: nervous system

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis is a slow progressive central nervous system disease characterized by areas of demyelination in the brain and spinal cord resulting in multiple and varied neurological symptoms and signs, usually with remission and exacerbations. Treatments may look at underlying causes if immune system hyperreactivity to the myelin sheath which causes demyelination. Other therapeutics may be the use of vitamins and minerals which may be involved in the repair of the myelin sheath. Certain dietary changes might be implemented into the treatment plan. Increasing specific lipids found in the brain may also help with healing the nervous system.

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