Category Causes of MS

Causes of MS

Despite intensive research on this condition, there are no known common causes of MS. The following factors have been considered but the causes of MS in relation to them are still unknown.


Viruses were initial suspects as causes of MS. However, there is still little or none known scientifically proven facts so far of any specific viruses that can cause this condition.

Genetic Predisposition

It has been stated by scientists that some people may be more susceptible to MS if they have a relative who has suffered from MS before. This does not mean that they inherit the condition genetically. It means however, that when such a person encounters certain environmental conditions, MS may be triggered in them...

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