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

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

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