Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - H

hypoventilation

Definition:

  • hypoventilation - abnormally shallow or slow breathing resulting in increased carbon dioxide build up in the blood; may be the result of impaired lung functioning

 

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Multiple Sclerosis

No virus has ever been isolated as the cause of Multiple Sclerosis.

Life Expectancy

Life expectancy for people who have multiple sclerosis is growing longer with every passing year, particularly with the advancement of medical science, new drugs and better care and understanding of the disease.... Read More