PREVIOUS QUESTION:

 

NEXT QUESTION:

 

Can people with cognitive difficulties from multiple sclerosis live alone?

ANSWER

It’s possible, but rare, that thinking problems become so severe that someone with MS needs constant care or can't live on his or her own. If this becomes an issue, discuss your options with your doctor and family. A social worker or psychologist also can help explore options for care.

From: How MS Affects the Brain WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Cleveland Clinic Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis.

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on March 22, 2019

SOURCES:

Cleveland Clinic Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis.

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on March 22, 2019

NEXT QUESTION:

Can medicine help treat cognitive difficulties from multiple sclerosis?

WAS THIS ANSWER HELPFUL

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should not be relied on to make decisions about your health. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the WebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.

    This tool does not provide medical advice. See additional information.