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

Multiple Sclerosis affects women much more frequently than men. Approx. 1.7 2:1 in the US and approx 3:2 in the UK. The ratio of white to non-white is approx 2:1.

MS Drugs

It should be noted that the multiple sclerosis drugs currently in use to treat MS are immunomodulatory. This means the approved drugs used specifically in the treatment of multiple sclerosis have a direct effect on the workings and efficiency of the normal immune system... Read More