Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - A

 apnea

Definition:

  • apnea - temporary absence or cessation of breathing, usually during sleep (sleep apnea)

 

| abnormal gait | abscess | achalasia | acute brain syndrome | adenoma | agitation | alcohol intolerance | anaphylactoid | angina pectoris | anuria | apathy | aphasia | aphthous stomatitis | apnea | arrhythmia | arthritis | arthrosis | ascites | asthenia | asthma | ataxia | atelectasis | atrial fibrillation |

 

Multiple Sclerosis

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

Cause of Multiple Sclerosis

The cause of multiple sclerosis remains a mystery. Many different causes have been proposed and investigated but as yet the cause of multiple sclerosis remains elusive... Read More