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Multiple Sclerosis June 10, 2009

Posted by Dreamhealer in Multiple Sclerosis, naturopathic.
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Multiple Sclerosis symptoms vary greatly for every patient.  The disease is not specific to what communications pathways it targets in the body, so different functions are affected for each individual.  The disease usually affects adults and the first steps for detection are a full physical exam, medical history review and blood tests.  If MS is suspected, a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan may be ordered and focused on the spinal cord area.  There are distinct MRI signatures that can be detected with a detailed analysis of the image by an expert.  Additional diagnostic tools include removing a sample of the patient’s spinal fluid for analysis.  There are several proteins and chemicals detectable in the spinal fluid if MS is active.  Read More….

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