What Is Multiple Sclerosis?

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It's a difficult question to answer with certainty, it's certainly a disease that targets the central nervous system, the optic nerves, the brain, the spinal cord. It's generally assumed to be an autoimmune disorder, that is a disease in which the immune system attacks the normal part of the cell.

In this case the main focus appears to be the myelin sheath. The insulation of nerve cells that allow for efficient nerve cell function, and what happens is that over the years there are attacks where the immune system attacks a part of the nervous system, creates damage, may leave in its wake a scar.

And over time these scars start to accumulate and lead to a stage in which progressive disability begins to occur, if there hasn't been an interaction early enough to prevent the accumulation of these scars.