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What is MS?

What is MS?

Mariah Miller and Kasie Schwab

Lisa Hinds is one of 2.5 million people around the world who have MS. Multiple Sclerosis (MS), is a chronic, typically progressive, disease involving damage to nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, whose symptoms may include numbness, problems with speech, issues with muscular coordination, blurred vision, and severe fatigue. Not all symptoms are the same. It’s different for everyone. This illness can not be cured but treatments are very helpful. Lisa is 43 years young and was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in April of 2011. She was 37 at the time. She started noticing strange things going on in October of 2010. Just after January first of 2011, her entire left side of her body went numb. She saw doctors and had several procedures to see what was going on. Things continued to worsen. Her speech was getting away from her and her every day functions were becoming harder for her...

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