Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a mysterious disease. Who gets it, why they get it and how each case of the disease can be vastly different from the next one all have medical experts pretty puzzled.
What we do know: MS is an autoimmune disease that occurs when your immune system attacks your central nervous system. We don’t know what triggers the process, but here are seven factors that might contribute, By BlackHealthMatters.Com.
(Photos from left: PNP/WENN.com, Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images For BET).
The 411 on Hepatitis C
June 27 Is National HIV Testing Day
The Danger Behind Butt Injections
Major Slim Downs: Stars Who Underwent Weight Loss Surgery
Mother's Day Yoga With Faith Hunter
Nine Ways to Mentally Cope With Racial Injustice
Running a 5K: What You Need to Know
Health Rewind: 1,000 People Sent to Hospital Over Fake Weed
Speaking Out: The Health Causes That Celebs Support
Medical Racism: What You Need to Know
Health Rewind: Darren Sharper May Have His Penis Monitored
Did Johns Hopkins Infect Study Participants With STDs?
Lessons From the Red Carpet: How Celebs Stay Healthy
The 411 on Young People and HIV/AIDS
The Todd Family: When Carbon Monoxide Kills
That Ain’t True: 8 Myths About Autism
That Ain’t True! Debunking 8 STD Myths
Processed Foods and What You Need to Know
Health Rewind: Is Evolution Behind Why We Like Big Butts?
Obamacare Turns Five
Health Rewind: Do #BlackLivesMatter in the Doctor’s Office?
The 411 on HIV/AIDS and Black Women
What Black Women Living With HIV Want You to Know About AIDS
What You Need To Know About Kidney Health
Health Rewind: Dating Violence Affects 1 in 4 Girls
Remembering Islan Nettles
Dating Diaries: 10 Signs of a Healthy Relationship
Health Rewind: PrEP Found to Reduce HIV Transmission
Teen Dating Violence: What You Need to Know
Okla. Bill Could Make Engaged Couples Get Tested for STDs
The 411 on Surviving the Extreme Cold
Health Rewind: Is it Hard For Blacks to Talk About Sex?
The 411 on Blacks and Heart Health
The 411 on Measles
Seven Ways Your Smartphone Addiction Is Ruining Your Health
Health Rewind: 9.5 Million Have Enrolled in Obamacare
© 2015 BET Interactive, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Black Entertainment Television LLC. All rights reserved.