Factors that Might Boost MS Risk

Immune System Factors

According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, when a person has MS, their immune system attacks and damages certain structures and cells in the central nervous system. Ongoing research is uncovering more about how the immune system and immune factors play a part in MS and its development.

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February 28, 2014

Last Updated:
July 1, 2014