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Does multiple sclerosis cause cognitive problems?

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When you've got multiple sclerosis, losing your keys or forgetting a name can be scary. You wonder whether the illness is clouding your thinking.

It's true that over time, about half of people with MS can have some cognitive problems. That means poor focus, slowed thinking, or a fuzzy memory.

From: How MS Affects the Brain WebMD Medical Reference

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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

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