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

Scotland has the highest incidence of Multiple Sclerosis per head of population in the world.

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