What you should know about multiple sclerosis

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A life-long illness affecting the heart, spinal cord and optic nerves of the eyed is multiple sclerosis. The nerve fibers in such regions are protected by a fatty substance, called Myelin, which protects the nerves. This fatty substance surface can be compared to the electric wire insulin coating. The nerve fiber is exposed to the signals from and to the brain when the Myelin is damaged. The brain can not process enough time to reciprocate.

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INDEX 01 02 03 04 INTROCUTION SYMPTOMS OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS RISK FACTORS CONCLUSION

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Our Services BEST NEUROLOGY HOSPITALS IN BANGALORE

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A life-long illness affecting the heart spinal cord and optic nerves of the eyed is multiple sclerosis. T he nerve fibers in such regions are protected by a fatty substance called Myelin which protects the n erves. This fatty substance surface can be compared to the electric wire insulin coating. The nerve fib er is exposed to the signals from and to the brain when the Myelin is damaged. The brain can not proc ess enough time to reciprocate. Multiple sclerosis occurs when the myelin is damaged by the immune system which in effect destroy s the outer shell of your nerves. If you have Multiple severe sclerosis it is recommended to consult Best neurologist in Bangalore.

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A damaged nerve would stop sending the signals to the brain correctly as a result the following symptoms may appear: ● Troubled movements hand and legs become stiff and coordination is absent. ● Blurred vision or double vision ● Muscle weakness and spasms ● Poor bladder/bowel control ● Sexual problems ● Pain ● Depression The symptoms of Multiple sclerosis often start between the age of 20 to 40. It causes mild to severe attacks called relapse s. There is no specific reason behind Multiple sclerosis. It is an auto-immune disease that tends to attack the body tissues.

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Certain risk factors associated with Multiple sclerosis are- 1. Nobody is exempt particularly those from 15 to 60 years of age. 2. Women are more likely to become involved in multiple sclerosis than men 3. Low vitamin D levels and decreased sunlight exposure may also contribute to multiple sclerosis. 4. Smoking may also help develop multiple sclerosis based on racial background North European wh ites are substantially more vulnerable to developing multiple sclerosis than people in Asia and in No rth America 5. people with diabetic or thyroid disease type 1 have a slightly higher risk of developing multiple scul pting. Persons with MS face further deterioration –leg paralysis behavioral changes like forgetfulness sexual p roblems and epilepsy. It doesnt always have the same effect many people have mild symptoms that ma y not require medical attention. Others may start having problems with important body functions on the other hand. Talk to us to get more information about Bangalore neurology hospitals.

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If the symptoms above continue a neurologist must start to check as many other nerve disorde rs may have the same symptoms. If you require you could go through the following tests ● A detailed MRI scan of your body ● Blood tests ● Evoked potential tests for brain activity ● Analysis of cerebrospinal fluids. Consult your doctor in best hospital in Bangalore before trying these medications. Your doct or could also give you steroids or other muscle relaxants to shorten the relapses. You could also consider consulting a physical therapist who could help you in managing the p ain and fatigue. Start exercising regularly and avoid heat to boost up the energy.

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Below are a few drugs which could help slow down the nerve damage caused by Multiple sclerosis: ● Teriflunomide ● Mitoxantrone ● Copolymer-1 ● Dalfampridine ● Ocrelizumab ● Dimethyl fumarate ● Beta Interferon Consult your doctor in best hospital in bangalore before trying these medications. Your doctor could also give you st eroids or other muscle relaxants to shorten the relapses. You could also consider consulting a physical therapist who could help you in managing the pain and fatigue. Start e xercising regularly and avoid heat to boost up the energy.

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