Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - H

hemoptysis

Definition:

  • hemoptysis - coughing up blood from the respiratory tract; usually indicating a severe infection or bleeding from the larynx, trachea, bronchi, or lungs

 

| 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

Multiple Sclerosis affects women much more frequently than men. Approx. 1.7 2:1 in the US and approx 3:2 in the UK. The ratio of white to non-white is approx 2:1.

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