Brain inflammation linked to depression in multiple sclerosis

Posted by on July 7, 2016 12:33 pm
Categories: health

Patients with multiple sclerosis have higher rates of depression than the general population, including people with other life-long disabling diseases. Symptoms of multiple sclerosis arise from an abnormal response of the body’s immune system. Immune response has also been linked to depression, leading researchers to think it could be a shared pathological mechanism that leads to the increased rates of depressive symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *