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

The risk of contracting Multiple Sclerosis if a first-degree relative (father, mother, sibling) has the disease, is approx 1% - 3% overall.

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