Angie van der Merwe
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5 Miles swim for MS
One of my friends was diagnosed with MS a few years ago. I didn't see him for a while and was shocked with how the illness affected him physically when we did meet up again. It's such a helpless/hopeful (bitter-sweet) feeling you get when you see someone you care about so frail and yet so determined after everything he's been through. I want to support this charity to enable them to do the research to cure this disease eventually. I would also like to help to ensure everyone gets the needed home care assistance and education, not only the ones that can afford it. Multiple sclerosis, an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system, interrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. Symptoms range from numbness and tingling to blindness and paralysis. The progress, severity and specific symptoms of MS in any one person cannot yet be predicted, but advances in research and treatment are moving us closer to a world free of MS. Most people with MS are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50, with at least two to three times more women than men being diagnosed with the disease. MS affects more than 2.3 million people worldwide.Multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of the most common diseases of the central nervous system. Today over 2,500,000 people around the world have MS. Please read more on: http://www.multiplesclerosis.c...
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