Disorders where the protective myelin sheath around nerves is destroyed which affects the transmission of nerve signals. The severity of symptoms is determined by the degree of myelin destruction and the nerves affected. Multiple sclerosis is an example of a myelin sheath disease.


* Loss of deep tendon reflexes * Muscle weakness * Impaired vision * Double vision * Tingling sensation * Numbness * Heat sensitivity * Loss of dexterity * Impaired speech * Memory loss * Balance problems * Difficulty coordinating movement * Bowel dysfunction * Urinary dysfunction * Fatigue


signs and symptoms of Myelinopathies may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Myelinopathies symptoms.