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Multiple Sclerosis
MS is thought to be an autoimmune disease, where a person's immune system mistakenly attacks normal tissues. MS attacks are aimed at the central nervous system. Myelin, which insulates the nerves and helps in the transmission of nerve impulses, is destroyed.
This book provides authoritative, practical answers to your questions about MS's causes, treatment, sources of support, and much more.
In this book, Dr. Weiner teaches the "Twenty-one Points" of MS, a concise breakdown of the knowns and unknowns of the disease; tells stories from the frontlines of laboratories and hospitals; and offers a message of hope that a cure can--and will--be found.
"a safe and effective program to fight fatigue, build strength, and improve balance."
Local Organizations
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada - York South
9350 Yonge Street, P.O. Box 61528
Richmond Hill L4C 0C9
Phone: 905.770.1549
"A self-help guide to living with MS."
Clinically tested and proven methods for effectively managing all of the symptoms characteristic of MS and MS treatments.
Readers will find a fact-filled, comprehensive guide to living with MS. Text is supported by diagrams, case histories, a drug table and an extensive list of helpful books and organizations.
Kalb, director of the Professional Resource Center at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, provides detailed, commonsense advice, written in plain language, for families of individuals with MS.
Although this book by American actor, Teri Garr, is not designed to provide medical information, the insights provided can be a source of affirmation and consolation to other readers with MS.
Help,hope and insights from an affected physician.
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