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The National Multiple Sclerosis Society works in several areas, including research, to prevent, treat and cure multiple sclerosis, and it offers outreach to people affected by the disease, according to its website. The s... More »

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The cause of multiple sclerosis, or MS, is unknown as of 2015, according to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Scientists believe immunologic, environmental, genetic and infectious factors may play a role in the de... More »

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The main symptoms of multiple sclerosis include fatigue and pain, according to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Around 80 percent of people experience fatigue, which severely hampers their ability to function nor... More »

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