Title: Multiple Sclerosis
A. Attention: According to Michael J. Olek, the writer of “Multiple Sclerosis -Etiology, Diagnosis, and New Treatment Strategies” multiple sclerosis (MS) afflicts approximately 250,000 to 350,000 individuals in the United States and is the most common autoimmune disease involving the nervous system.
B. Credibility: Approximately 6 years ago my mother was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, which has progressively gotten worse almost resulting in complete disability.
C. Thesis Statement: With autoimmune diseases such as Multiple Sclerosis on a steady rise over the past decade, three major factors must be considered: the possible causes, common symptoms, and …show more content…
[Transition: Now that the Multiple Sclerosis symptoms have been defined and properly diagnosed, treatment of the disease can now occur.]
D. Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis 1. The treatment of Multiple Sclerosis can be broken down into three strands. * Reduce the impact of symptoms including fatigue, pain, and spasticity through rehabilitation programs. * Reduce the length and the severity of relapses by using steroids. * Improve the condition by using disease-modifying drugs. 2. A