Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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  • nausea - feeling of sickness in the stomach with the urge to vomit
  • necrosis - death of cells or tissues through injury or disease. Usually implied to be localized.
  • nephritis - inflammation of the kidney
  • neuralgia - acute, paroxysmal, spasmodic pain along the branches of a nerve; usually the pain is a severe, stabbing sensation
  • neuropathy - abnormal and usually degenerative state affecting a peripheral nerve or nerves
  • neurosis - a mental and emotional disorder affecting only part of the personality, with a less distorted perception of reality than in a psychosis and does not result in disturbance of the use of language; typically accompanied by various physical, physiological, and mental disturbances such as stomachaches, headaches or anxiety
  • nocturia - frequent need to urinate during the night
  • nystagmus - rapid, involuntary movement of the eyes, which may reduce vision or be associated with other, more serious, conditions that limit vision such as optic neuritis

 

 

 

Multiple Sclerosis

Approx 2.5 million people worldwide, have Multiple Sclerosis.

MS Drugs

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