Conditions

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

It is a nervous system disorder that affects your brain and spinal cord. It damages the myelinsheats. Blocks the messages between the brain and body. Leading to symptoms of MS. It affects women more than men and occurs between the ages of 20-40 Causes The immune system attacks the myelin The reasons could be 1. Genetic 2. Environment 3. Infections Symptoms & Science • Bladder problems – Urgent need to pass urine • Bowel Problems – Constipation • Cognitive function – this includes problems with memory attention and word finding • Depression • Emotional changes • Fatigue • Dizziness and Vertigo • Numbness or weakness • Pain and Tingling in some parts of the body • Sexual disc function • Spasticity and muscle spasms • Tremors • Double vision or blurring vision • Gait changes – it refers to a way a person walks Diagnosis • Examination by the doctor • Imaging scans • Visual evoked potential • Spinal fluid analysis Treatment • Vertigo steroids • Interferon beta 1 A or 1 B • Physical therapy

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS