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

Approx 50,000 people in Canada have Multiple Sclerosis.

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