What are the Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple sclerosis symptoms are unpredictable and can change or fluctuate over time. It is important to note that no two patients have the same experience with MS, so symptoms may appear different from one person to the next. Most of the symptoms below can be managed effectively with rehabilitation, medication and other strategies.

The Most Common Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Are

  • Fatigue
  • Numbness
  • Pain
  • Walking, balance and coordination problems
  • Bladder and bowel dysfunction
  • Vision problems
  • Dizziness and vertigo
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Cognitive dysfunction
  • Emotional changes
  • Depression
  • Spasticity

Some Uncommon Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Are:

  • Speech disorders
  • Swallowing problems
  • Headache
  • Hearing loss
  • Seizures
  • Tremors
  • Respiration/breathing problems
  • Itching

Learn More from Shepherd Center

Please contact us at 404-352-2020 if you have additional questions about multiple sclerosis.