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Short History of MS

"The earliest written record of someone with MS was Lydwina of Schieden, Dutch patron Saint of Ice Skaters."

"The first patient Dr. Freud ever treated was his former Nanny, who had Multiple Sclerosis. *Creeping Paralysis* as it was called in those days, was considered a mental condition caused by *Female Hysteria*. As such, little or no extensive research was conducted into the mysteries of MS, until very recent times."

Read it here.

October 23, 2003 | Permalink