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Meet the central nervous system
The cause of MS is still unknown but we do know that the immune system is involved. Our immune system is vital for our survival, protecting us from harmful things. But in MS, the immune system mistakenly sees myelin as a foreign material, and attacks it.
When myelin is damaged, the signals can’t travel as fast. And once the myelin around the nerve is completely destroyed, the signal may become blocked altogether, resulting in a broken connection.
What about brain atrophy?
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