Garden of the Gods Illinois
21,096 of the 490,616 Americans that have MS live in Illinois.
Source: National MS Society 10/2016.
Dysphagia is difficulty with swallowing and speech associated with multiple sclerosis is due to nerve damage in the brain and spinal cord. This can lead to pneumonia which can be deadly.
Each person’s path with MS is unique, as a result not everyone with Multiple Sclerosis will have this medical condition.
Multiple Sclerosis is a unpredictable disease of the central nervous system affecting the brain, optic nerve and spinal cord.
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- It was reduced in size.
- It was converted to a jigsaw puzzle.
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