MS is the abbreviation for multiple sclerosis. The MS definition alone does not answer the question – what is MS? Answers to some related questions with a focus on certain aspects of the disease are the best answer. What is MS? MS is an autoimmune demyelinating disease of the central nervous system. It mainly […]
Category: Nervous System Disease
Insight into diseases of the nervous system.
It is important to distinguish Bell palsy from other forms of facial nerve palsy. The reasons are the difference in its treatment and its prognosis. The term is synonymous with Bell’s palsy. In recent years though, the health care academic and scientific communities have preferred to call it Bell palsy. The name is after Sir […]
What is neuropathy? Are you wondering what is neuropathy? Neuropathy is damage to the fibers of a nerve or nerves by injury or disease. The damage might be to the axon, myelin sheath which covers the nerve fibers, or both. Neuritis is a more specific term when the lesion is one of inflammation. The most […]