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)

 

| 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

Average age of clinical onset of Multiple Sclerosis is 30 33 years of age.

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