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MS Walk 2012

MS - Multiple Sclerosis strikes young people. And young people and young families were at the Saratoga Gaming and Raceway May 6 to support the fight against MS.

Multiple sclerosis is an inflammatory disease in which the fatty myelin sheaths around the axons of the brain and spinal cord are damaged, leading to demyelination and scarring as well as a broad spectrum of signs and symptoms.

Disease onset usually occurs in young adults, and it is more common in women. It has a prevalence that ranges between 2 and 150 per 100,000. More common in the Northeast.

You will find readable and knowledgeable information about MS on Ellies Blog. You can access the Blog from Or use Google. Ellies Blog is either one, two or three among entries.

You'll find Ellies Blog positive and encouraging and filled with helpful hints about how to handle MS.

The Blog also discusses other disabilities and how to adjust and deal with them. Ellie is a former physical therapist.

If you were not at the Walk, call 1-800-FIGHTMS to see how you can help.