Dr Kumar's  BASIC  HEALTHCARE  FOR  ALL

 

 

MULTIPLE  SCLEROSIS  (disseminated sclerosis)
 

HOME  |  DR KUMAR  |

|  Diabetes  |  Blood Pressure  |  Gout  |  Coronary Artery Disease  |  Obesity and Weight Management  |  Back Pain  |  Multiple  Sclerosis  |  COPD  |

Prostate Hypertrophy  |  Renal Failure  |  Tuberculosis  |  Antibiotics  |  Cancer  |  AIDS  |  Pain-killers  |  Corticosteroids  |  Asthma  |  Arthritis  |

 
     
 

 

 

 

Multiple sclerosis, is a chronic, slowly progressive disease of the central nervous system. It is characterized by patchy distribution and scarring (sclerosis) of the myelin sheath covering of the neuronal axons. Myelin or the medullary sheath, is a fatty sheath surrounding the neuronal axons and nerves in the spinal cord and the brain - the two principal organs of the central nervous system axis. With the passage of time such sclerosis of the myselin sheath interferes with the transmission of nerve signals, producing a wide range of symptoms that may vary from subject to subject. These commonly include numbness, weakness, tremors, poor motor coordination, abnormal gait, loss of bladder & bowel control, and impotence in men.