Multiple Sclerosis, often called MS, is a disease in which the body’s immune system attacks the central nervous system. Although people refer to MS as an autoimmune disease, experts consider it an “immune-mediated” disease. According to the National MS Society, “The exact antigen – or target that the immune cells are sensitized to attack –
Multiple sclerosis, often referred to as MS, is a disease of the central nervous system. Chronic and quite often disabling, MS varies in severity and rate of progress, and different patients experience varying symptoms from a set group. While multiple sclerosis has an immune system component in that the immune system attacks the central nervous
We would like to introduce you to a remarkable little girl named Symphony. In August 2006, when Symphony was just three months old, she was diagnosed with SBS (Shaken Baby Syndrome). Symphony’s mother, Gretchen, writes:
March is the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation’s National MS Education & Awareness Month. To help raise awareness for Multiple Sclerosis, we would like to feature two personal journeys with MS from Lauren’s Hope customers.