Cause of Multiple Sclerosis

What Causes Multiple Sclerosis?

The cause of multiple sclerosis remains a mystery. Many different causes have been proposed and investigated but as yet the cause of multiple sclerosis remains elusive.

There are however, some leading contenders by way of theories although none can fully explain how multiple sclerosis develops and some theories actually seem to fly in the face of others!

The leading theories on the cause of Multiple Sclerosis (MS):

 

Multiple Sclerosis

No virus has ever been isolated as the cause of Multiple Sclerosis.

What is Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple sclerosis is currently thought to be an autoimmune disease. An autoimmune disease is one where the body's immune system is thought to attack its own cells and therefore cause damage.... Read More