The multiple sclerosis is a disease of the central nervous system affecting the brain, brain stem and spinal cord. Myelin, the substance that covers nerve fibers, is damaged and then the ability of the nerves to conduct commands from the brain is disrupted.
Although it is a chronic disease more common in young adults in Europe and the second leading cause of disability in this population, yet unknown to one hundred percent of the causes of this disorder, but they suspect that it is a multifactorial problem.
This disease, which in our country each year 1,800 new cases are diagnosed, hardly any symptoms in its early (usually occurs between 18 and 50 years), with tingling in the hands, so not right to move any foot or some visual disturbances the only manifestations or signs that may warn of their presence. Fortunately, is having enough progress therapeutic. (more…)