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What Is MS?

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body.

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Central Nervous System

What is MS?

A detailed view of MS-related damage in the central nervous system that results in the varied and unpredictable symptoms of the disease.
 

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The cause of MS is still unknown. Scientists believe that a combination of environmental and genetic factors contribute to the risk of developing MS. 

The progress, severity and specific symptoms of MS in any one person cannot yet be predicted. Most people with MS are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50, with at least two to three times more women than men being diagnosed with the disease.

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From fundraising events to influencing policy to giving financially, everyone can make a difference.

Walk MS
Walk MS connects people living with MS and those who care about them. When you participate in this community event, the funds you raise give hope to everyone impacted by MS.

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