For every person, the disease develops differently. Yet the early warning signs are quite similar. Learn the symptoms of MS, as well as things that may play a role in causing it.
How and when symptoms like vision trouble and numbness and tingling are commonly seen.
Vision problems are pretty common for people with MS. The symptoms usually come and go on their own.
How MS cam affect the optic nerve and cause vision trouble.
Uhthoff’s phenomenon is most commonly a symptom of multiple sclerosis (MS), though it can also coincide with other optic nerve disorders.
Ataxia is a common symptom of multiple sclerosis (MS) that affects about 80% of people with the disease.
When you’re living with multiple sclerosis (MS), there’s a chance you might have trouble breathing.
According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 80% of people with MS have fatigue.
When your fatigue comes directly from your MS, it's called primary fatigue.
Multiple sclerosis (MS) can sometimes sap your energy, but it doesn't have to stop you from doing what you love.
Dysesthesia means "abnormal sensation." It's usually a painful burning, prickling, or aching feeling.
If you have multiple sclerosis, you might have felt a band of pain around your torso. It’s often called the “MS hug.”
Lhermitte’s sign, or barber chair sign, and is often one of the symptoms that people mention when they’re first diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
Many people with multiple sclerosis have stiff muscles and spasms, a condition called spasticity.
Myoclonus is sudden muscle spasms that you can’t control. They can be normal -- a hiccup or a "sleep start" when you’re falling asleep, for example -- or they may be a sign of a serious health condition such as multiple sclerosis, dementia, or Parkinson's disease.
During an attack, some symptoms you’ve had may get worse, or you could have new ones. How do you know if what you’re having is one?