It may surprise you to learn that chemotherapy is part of the treatment plan for diseases and conditions other than cancer. Selma Blair underwent chemotherapy as part of the treatment regimen for multiple sclerosis (MS), and experienced a side effect that many women do: hair loss.Blair is embracing her new look.Multiple sclerosis is a disease of the brain and spinal cord. The immune system attacks myelin, which is a sheath that protects nerve fibers in your body. These attacks disrupt communication between the brain and the rest of the body, and can eventually cause lasting damage and deterioration to the nerves.

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