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What causes tertiary symptoms of multiple sclerosis?

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Tertiary symptoms are the social, psychological, and job-related problems of living with multiple sclerosis (MS). For instance, if MS makes it hard for you to walk or drive, you may not be able to do your job well.

Because MS varies so much, it's best not to compare yourself with other people who have MS. Your experience is likely to be different. Most people learn to manage their symptoms and can keep leading full, active lives.

SOURCES:

Cedars-Sinai: "Multiple Sclerosis."

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America.

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.

Murphy, M. Medicine and Health, Rhode Island, February 2008.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society. 

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on September 26, 2020

SOURCES:

Cedars-Sinai: "Multiple Sclerosis."

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America.

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.

Murphy, M. Medicine and Health, Rhode Island, February 2008.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society. 

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on September 26, 2020

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