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Risk Factors For MS

Dr. Paul Knoepflmacher Dr. Paul Knoepflmacher is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
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The cause of Multiple Sclerosis is not known. It is thought that genetics and environmental factors may play a role. Some studies have suggested a link between smoking and MS.
Your risk in developing MS is 1 in 750. However, if you have a close relative with MS, your risk jumps to at least 1 on 40. Risk factors for MS increase for caucasian women at the birth giving age. In this video, Dr. Paul Knoepflmacher provides more stats on what causes MS and who exactly is at risk.

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