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      anarchycamp
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      Hey, i was wondering if anyone could help me out, how does homestasis come into play in the autoimmune disease, ms. What procedures playa role, and how does it come to be, in order to be chemically balanced?

    • #18735
      biostudent84
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      Homeostasis is the regulation of the body chemestry to keep the body in a stable state. When the body falls out of homeostasis for extended periods of time, disease is the result.

      Multiple sclerosis is a neurodegenerative disease, and results in the breakdown of the chemical Myelin, a sheath protecting the axon of the nerve.

      MS is not an autoimmune disease, as it does not involve the lymphocytes attacking the body. Currently, the triggering mechanism that causes MS is unknown.

    • #18756
      ERS
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      As an addendum, to what has been stated already, MS is considered to be a T-cell mediated autoimmune disease. Recent research with experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE) animal models are showing promise in unraveling the mystery of the mechanism behind the mediation of MS…

    • #18759
      biostudent84
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      I stand corrected. My apologies.

    • #18761
      ERS
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      No worries, it is a fascinating field to keep up on.

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