Daily Archives: January 18, 2011

What Causes Multiple Sclerosis (MS)?

Many people know more or less what MS is but there is little understanding as to what actually causes MS and that is because the initial root cause of the disease has still yet to be discovered. There are many different theories such as environmental factors, gentic factors, infection, CCSVI (Chronic cerebro-spinal venous insufficiency), various issues with the immune system, toxins such as mercury, and so on. A lot of people believe that MS is actually caused by a variety of these theories rather then just one in particular: this idea refers to MS as what is known as a “multifactorial  disease”.