"A body affected with Multiple Sclerosis is like a city (Melbourne) with Metro as their primary public transport company (trains). The people of the city are the signals (action potential/ signalling molecules) sent throughout the body. T "
"Predicting multiple sclerosis is like forecasting the Wisconsin weather. Weathermen can only give the vaguest of indications of how things may turn out and, even then, only for the next few days. MS is similar - you can say that a number of factors are correlated with a poorer disease outcome but not with a great degree of certainty "
"Then he got sick, and his digression was slow and incredibly painful to watch. Chronic Progressive Multiple Sclerosis, the rarest of all subtypes of MS, is like dying in slow motion."
"Multiple Sclerosis is like a snowflake. No two cases are the same. Every personh as different symptoms and many times symptoms for one person will even vary from day to day."
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