Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - H

heart failure

Definition:

  • heart failure - condition in which the heart is unable to pump blood at an adequate rate or in adequate volume, resulting in gradual or rapid congestion of the lungs, shortness of breath, enlarged liver. Death.

 

| hallucinations | heart failure | hematemesis | hematuria | hemiplegia | hemoptysis | hepatic neoplasia | hepatitis | hepatomegaly | hernia | hiccup | hirsutism | hives | hydrocephalus | hypalgesia | hyperesthesia | hyperventilation | hypoglycemic reaction | hypotension | hypothermia | hypothyroidism | hypoventilation | hypoxia |

 

Multiple Sclerosis

Approx 50,000 people in Canada 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