What Is Multiple Sclerosis (MS)?

Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic neurologic disease that affects the central nervous system. More than 400,000 people in the United States alone are affected by multiple sclerosis with 200 new diagnoses every week.

Who gets MS?

Previous epidemiological studies found that MS was more prevalent in people of European descent, suggesting a possible correlation with people living in colder climates. But this thought has been evolving to include a greater prevalence of MS in people of all ethnic backgrounds, including Black, Latino, and Asian descents.

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