Did you know Israel is a world leader in fighting multiple sclerosis?
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an overwhelming disease in which the insulating covers of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord are damaged. This damage disrupts the ability of parts of the nervous system to communicate, resulting in a range of signs and symptoms, including physical, mental, and sometimes psychiatric problems. Permanent neurological problems often remain, especially as the disease advances.
Israel is leading the global effort to find a cure.
Emily Schrader, an MS patient herself in Israel, explains how.