Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - V

 ventricular extrasystoles

Definition:

  • ventricular extrasystoles - premature contraction of the ventricle of the heart resulting in arrhythmia

 

| vaginal hemorrhage | varicose vein | vasospasm | venous pressure | ventricular extrasystoles | ventricular fibrillation | vesiculobullous rash | visual field defect |

 

Multiple Sclerosis

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

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