Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease affecting the nervous system.
Nerves are coated in a protective covering called myelin. People with MS experience deterioration of or damage to this myelin sheath and the nerves may then function abnormally.
Symptoms may include:
- Pain; including burning or tingling in different regions of the body
- Impaired memory and poor cognitive function
- Muscle spasms
- Vision deterioration
- Mobility and balance issues
- Slurred speech