Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - T

  • taste perversion - distorted sense of taste, often as a side effect of a drug
  • tenesmus - constant feeling of the need to empty the bowel, accompanied by pain, cramping, and involuntary straining and without effectual passing of feces
  • tenosynovitis - inflammation of the sheath surrounding a tendon
  • thrombophlebitis - inflammation of a vein and the formation of a blood clot (thrombus)
  • thrombosis - formation of a blood clot within a blood vessel
  • torticollis - twisting of the neck to one side or backwards; usually caused by severe muscle spasms
  • tremor - a trembling or shaking of a limb or group of muscles, usually from physical weakness, emotional stress, or disease

 

 

 

Multiple Sclerosis

The average age of diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis is 37 years of age.

MS Drugs

It should be noted that the multiple sclerosis drugs currently in use to treat MS are immunomodulatory. This means the approved drugs used specifically in the treatment of multiple sclerosis have a direct effect on the workings and efficiency of the normal immune system... Read More