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How many people with multiple sclerosis (MS) have fatigue?

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According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 80% of people with multiple sclerosis (MS) have fatigue. MS-related fatigue tends to get worse as the day goes on, is often aggravated by heat and humidity, and comes on more easily and suddenly than normal fatigue.

From: Multiple Sclerosis and Fatigue WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: 

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: "Fatigue."

Cleveland Clinic: "Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis."

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation: "Fighting Fatigue."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on April 14, 2018

SOURCES: 

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: "Fatigue."

Cleveland Clinic: "Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis."

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation: "Fighting Fatigue."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on April 14, 2018

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