There are many beginning symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis which let people know they need to see a doctor right away. The immune system actually causes the beginning symptoms of MS. Multiple Sclerosis is considered to be an autoimmune disease because the body’s immune system is at fault for damaging nerves within the body. Genetics, environmental factors, hormones, and viruses are some of the instigators of MS. The immune system is designed to fend off illnesses and help the body to remain healthy. In the case of MS, the immune system damages the nerves of the brain and spinal cord, thus causing a number of problems.

Sclerosis basically means ‘scar tissue’, which is how MS got its name. This disease damages brain and spinal cord nerves to the point where multiple scars or lesions are covering the surface. These lesions can sometimes be seen in…