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  1. Calendar of Programs and Events : National Multiple ...

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Resources-Support/Calendar-of-Programs-and-Events Calendar of Programs and Events. Explore the variety of programs and events offered by the National MS Society and partners to live your best life.
  2. Events | Greater Northwest Chapter | National Multiple ...

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/WAS/Fundraising-Events Northwest events that fuel solutions for people affected by MS – Bike MS, Walk MS, Dinner of Champions, On the Move Luncheon, and DIY Fundraising events.
  3. Research We’re Excited About For 2019 : National Multiple ...

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/About-the-Society/News/EVP-2019-Research About Multiple Sclerosis. Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. Symptoms range from numbness and tingling to blindness and paralysis. The progress, severity and specific symptoms of MS in any one person cannot yet be predicted, but advances in research ...
  4. Donate : National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Donate Donate. Give now to help create a world free of MS. Your gift will help fund cutting-edge research, drive change through advocacy, facilitate professional education, and provide programs and services to help people with MS move their lives forward.
  5. Who Gets MS? : National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/What-is-MS/Who-Gets-MS Multiple sclerosis is believed to affect nearly 1 million adults over the age of 18 in the US. While the disease is not contagious or directly inherited, epidemiologists — scientists who study patterns of disease — have identified factors in the distribution of MS around the world that may eventually help determine what causes the disease.
  6. Join a Local Support Group : National Multiple Sclerosis ...

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Resources-Support/Find-Support/Join-a-Local-Support-Group Relationships with pharmaceutical, medical device, research or other companies are managed through local staff of the National MS Society. Representatives are not to directly contact and support self-help groups.
  7. Diagnosing MS : National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Symptoms-Diagnosis/Diagnosing-MS At this time, there are no symptoms, physical findings or laboratory tests that can, by themselves, determine if you have MS. Several strategies are used to determine if you meet the long-established criteria for a diagnosis of MS, and to rule out other possible causes of whatever symptoms you are experiencing.
  8. Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM) : National ...

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/What-is-MS/Related-Conditions/Acute-Disseminated-Encephalomyelitis-(ADEM) Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is a brief but intense attack of inflammation (swelling) in the brain and spinal cord and occasionally the optic nerves that damages the brain’s myelin (the white coating of nerve fibers).
  9. What Is MS? : National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/What-is-MS What Is MS? Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body.
  10. MS Symptoms : National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Symptoms-Diagnosis/MS-Symptoms In multiple sclerosis (MS), damage to the myelin coating around nerve fibers in the central nervous system interferes with the transmission of nerve signals between the brain and spinal cord and other parts of the body. This disruption of nerve signals produces an array of symptoms that are different for every person. Over the course of the disease, some symptoms will come and go, while others ...
 

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