Author: Sergey L. Mikheev, MD, PhD, CMO of Swiss Medica
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurodegenerative disease with symptoms associated with impaired conduction of nerve fibers. The disease has an autoimmune nature with the own immune system attacking the myelin sheath.
Unlike other common diseases of the nervous system (dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease) MS is not considered age-related. Multiple sclerosis affects middle-aged people, both women and men, though more often the latter. [Read more…]