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MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

IT IS A CHRONIC INFLAMMATORY, DEMYLELINATING DISEASE OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM IN WHICH THE INSULATING COVERS OF THE NERVE CELLS IN THE BRAIN AND SPINAL CORD ARE DAMAGED., MORE COMMON IN FEMALES

SIGNS & SYMPTOMS-

  • SENSORY LOSS 45%
  • OPTIC NEURITIS- BLURR VISION
  • ATAXIA (DIFFICULTY WITH BALANCE AND COORDINATION)
  • PROBLEMS WITH SPEECH AND SWALLOWING.
  • MUSCLE WEAKNESS, SPASMS, SPASTICITY
  • WORSENING OF SYMPTOMS DUE TO EXPOSURE TO MORE THAN USUAL TEMPERATURE.
  • VERTIGO
  • BLADDER & BOWEL INVOLVEMENT