"MS is typically
diagnosed in adults, but children as young as two have developed it.
In our center, 95% of the children and teens with MS do not have a parent
with MS. It is critically important for adults with MS not to think
that their children are at risk.
"It is just
as vital for young adults who have a parent with MS not to think that
they are at risk. Genetics plays a very small role in making a person
susceptible to MS."