Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - H

hyperesthesia

Definition:

  • hyperesthesia - an unusual increased or altered sensitivity to sensory stimuli such as touch (tactile hyperesthesia) or sound (auditory hyperesthesia)

 

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Multiple Sclerosis

The risk of contracting Multiple Sclerosis if a first-degree relative (father, mother, sibling) has the disease, is approx 1% - 3% overall.

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