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Does multiple sclerosis hurt intelligence or long-term memory?

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MS usually does not hurt your intelligence or long-term memory. It won't change your ability to read or carry on a conversation.

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

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Are cognitive difficulties related to any other conditions different than multiple sclerosis?

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