Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - S

 syncope

Definition:

  • syncope - brief loss of consciousness caused by a sudden fall of blood pressure and lack of oxygen to the brain

 

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Multiple Sclerosis

In identical twins where one twin develops the disease, the likelihood of the second twin developing Multiple Sclerosis is approx 30%.

Cause of Multiple Sclerosis

The cause of multiple sclerosis remains a mystery. Many different causes have been proposed and investigated but as yet the cause of multiple sclerosis remains elusive... Read More