Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - H

hyperventilation

Definition:

  • hyperventilation - abnormally fast or deep respiration resulting in a loss of carbon dioxide from the blood and causing faintness, lightheadedness and tingling in the extremities

 

| 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

The risk of contracting Multiple Sclerosis if your mother has the disease is approx 1 in 50.

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