Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - T

 tenesmus

Definition:

  • tenesmus - constant feeling of the need to empty the bowel, accompanied by pain, cramping, and involuntary straining and without effectual passing of feces

 

| taste perversion | tenesmus | tenosynovitis | thrombophlebitis | thrombosis | torticollis | tremor |

 

Multiple Sclerosis

Depression, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts have been reported to occur with increased frequency in patients receiving interferon compounds to treat multiple sclerosis, inc. Avonex, Betaseron and Rebif.

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