The purpose of this research is to investigate the disease process of Multiple sclerosis (MS) through a review of the literature. Using multiple credited articles of research, this study analyzed the factors that lead to the diagnosis of MS. These factors include stages, genetics, environment, symptom analysis, diagnostic tests, and treatments. A combination of both genetics and environmental factors were found to play the greatest role in determining the origin of MS, yet cannot be identified as a definite influence. Because the exact cause of MS is still unknown,
the treatment or “cure” is a mystery. However, with an increase in technology and treatment options, most individuals can manage their disease with medications and lifestyle changes in order to sustain a healthy long life. Further studies are needed to determine if a cure to MS can be developed.