Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - D

dementia

Definition:

  • dementia - a group of symptoms involving progressive impairment of brain function.

 

| deafness | delirium | delusions | dementia | depersonalization | diabetes insipidus | diabetes mellitus | diplopia | duodenal ulcer | dyspnea | dystonia |

 

Multiple Sclerosis

The risk of contracting Multiple Sclerosis if your mother has the disease is approx 1 in 50.

What is Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple sclerosis is currently thought to be an autoimmune disease. An autoimmune disease is one where the body's immune system is thought to attack its own cells and therefore cause damage.... Read More