Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects about 400,000 people in the US. Twice as many women as men are diagnosed with the disease, with the normal age of diagnosis being in around 35. Whilst Ms doesn’t appear to affect infertility, some drugs used to treat the MS can affect fertility and it appears that infertility treatment could affect MS. Continue reading
Following the publishing earlier this year of government emails urging for further research into the safety and effectiveness of CCSVI treatment to treat MS , the Canadian Government have approved a large scale investigation into CCSVI treatment, meaning that it could finally be recognized as the most effective approach to treating people with Multiple Sclerosis.
A new study, published in the Multiple Sclerosis Journal explores the link betwen the likelihood of developing progressive MS in relation to your age and gender. The average age of onset of MS is between 30 and 33 years old, with the average age of diagnosis being 37. Fewer than 10% of MS cases are diagnosed over the age of 50. The research aimed to see if the age of onset and diagnosis may give an indication of the likely course that the MS will take.