Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - A

 angina pectoris

Definition:

  • angina pectoris - severe spasmodic pain in the chest associated with an insufficient supply of blood to the heart, usually involving the left shoulder area

 

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Multiple Sclerosis

The risk among the general population of contracting Multiple Sclerosis is approx 1 in 800.

Life Expectancy

Life expectancy for people who have multiple sclerosis is growing longer with every passing year, particularly with the advancement of medical science, new drugs and better care and understanding of the disease.... Read More