Multiple sclerosis (MS), which affects approximately 350,000 Americans, is an unpredictable disease of the central nervous system. Most MS patients experience muscle weakness in their extremities and difficulty with coordination and balance. Symptoms may be severe enough to impair walking or even standing. Its cause is not known and there is no cure, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
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