Show #17: Multiple Sclerosis and the MS Walk
Co-Chair of the MS Walk
Multiple Sclerosis Illinois
Walk MS is our rallying point, a time and a place for us to stand together and to be together -- to help raise critical funds that support cutting edge research, drive change through advocacy, facilitate professional education and provide programs and services to help people with MS move their lives forward.
Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects the brain and spinal cord (central nervous system).
Causes, incidence, and risk factors: Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects women more than men. The disorder is most commonly diagnosed between ages 20 and 40, but can be seen at any age.