Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - C

Cushing’s Syndrome

Definition:

  • Cushing’s Syndrome - a hormonal disorder caused by prolonged exposure of the body's tissues to high levels of the hormone cortisol. Also called hypercortisolism

 

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Multiple Sclerosis

The average time between clinical onset of MS and diagnosis by physicians is 4 - 5 years.

Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

The symptoms of multiple sclerosis are varied and can occur suddenly, then disappear again just as quickly. There are no specific sets of symptoms applicable to any of the types of multiple sclerosis. Additionally, symptoms of multiple sclerosis tend to vary considerably from one person to another and also to be distant in time... Read More