What are the Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis?

Identify the Early Signs of MS

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. The most common MS symptoms tend to indicate early signs of MS.

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

Less Common Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms

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

MS Institute Information & Appointments

At Shepherd Center, multiple sclerosis treatment is specific to the individual’s needs and goals. Submit a request for more information about the MS Institute at Shepherd Center to learn about our MS treatment and services.

Call us directly to get specific information, schedule an appointment, or plan a visit:

Phone: 404-352-2020
Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Friday

New patients may also download a form, complete it and follow the instructions on the form for submitting it to the MS Institute.

Download New Patient Referral Form