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Why was the treatment to increase blood flow devised for MS?

Louis Rosner
Neurology

Because multiple sclerosis (MS) lesions begin around small blood vessels, researchers once believed that spasms or blockages at these sites might be the cause of the disease. Thus, attempts were made to improve blood flow to the brain, prevent blockage, and therefore prevent future attacks.

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Too often, multiple sclerosis is thought of only as "the crippler of young adults." But in fact, 75 percent of all people with MS will never need a wheelchair. In Multiple Sclerosis, Dr. Louis J....

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