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 About Multiple Sclerosis
 
 
Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic, often disabling disease of the central nervous system.  Symptoms range from mild - numbness in the arms or legs - to severe, where those affected experience paralysis or loss of vision.
 
Most people with MS are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 40 but the unpredictable physical and emotional effects can be lifelong.  The progress, severity and specific symptoms of MS in any one person cannot yet be predicted, but advances in research and treatment are giving hope to those affected by the disease.  Annette suffers from a chronic form of MS, the most serious and debilitating form of the disease.
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 


 
 
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