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Learn about Demyelinating Diseases

What is a demyelinating disease?
A demyelinating disease is a type of disease. (1)

What does a demyelinating disease do?
causes damage to the protective covering (myelin sheath) that surrounds nerve fibers in the brain, the nerves leading to the eyes (optic nerves), and spinal cord. (1)
can cause vision loss, muscle weakness, muscle stiffness and spams, loss of coordination, change in sensation, walking problems, changes in bladder and bowel function (1)

What are types of demyelinating diseases?
multiple sclerosis (1)
optic neuritis (1)
neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) (1)
myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein antibody-associated disease (MOGAD) (1)
transverse myelitis (1)
acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (1)

Is there a cure for demyelinating diseases?
There is currently no cure for demyelinating diseases. (1)

1. https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/multiple-sclerosis/expert-answers/demyelinating-disease/faq-20058521