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

Around 400,000 people in the United States have Multiple Sclerosis.

MS Drugs

It should be noted that the multiple sclerosis drugs currently in use to treat MS are immunomodulatory. This means the approved drugs used specifically in the treatment of multiple sclerosis have a direct effect on the workings and efficiency of the normal immune system... Read More