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Health tips about head injuries by Dr. John Straumanis, M.D.
In multiple sclerosis, the body's own immune system attacks the outer lining of the nerves. This causes a wide range of symptoms from numbness and tingling to double vision.
Multiple sclerosis affects about 400,000 Americans, mostly young adults diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50.
Nearly 700,000 strokes occur in the United States each year, leaving thousands of people with lasting movement problems.
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