In 1996, at the age of 26, [Clay] Walker was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). In 2003 at the age of 28, during an especially trying time for her and her basketball superstar husband Grant Hill, Singer Tamia Washington Hill was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Montel Williams, Jack Osbourne, Ann Romney, Donna Fargo, Richard Pryor and many more well-known celebrities, as well as many others worldwide share one thing in common. That is a disease called Multiple Sclerosis or (MS) for short.
Multiple sclerosis or (MS), Is a disease that debilitates its host by attacking the Central Nervous system (CNS) and causing damage to the myelin sheath. The myelin sheath is a layer of fat cells that encases and insulates your nerves. This is to ensure that the electrical signal fires straight to its intended target. Damage caused to myelin interferes with the electrical signals being sent to and from your brain, spinal cord and other areas of your body. “This condition may result in deterioration of the nerves themselves, a process that's not reversible.” (Mayo Clinic http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/multiple-sclerosis/DS00188 )
The symptoms of (MS) are not predictable, they are different for each person and different flare-ups or better known as exacerbations can happen at different times. One person may be experiencing severe muscle fatigue to the point that they are unable get out of bed. Another person may encounter problems being able to talk clearly, blurry vision, bladder problems or even the loss of depth perception. And yet even another person may find difficulties walking straight or without falling and being able to balance without the use of a cane or walker. There is just no way to predict what will happen or even when something may happen to an individual with (MS).
“Some people with MS experience little disability during their lifetime. But up to 60 per cent are [unable to] fully walk 20 years after onset, which has major implications for their...