woman with ms symptomsMany people with MS experience fatigue and mobility issues, but there are other, less common symptoms.

When you have multiple sclerosis (MS), damage to the nerve fibers in the central nervous system (and the myelin coating around them) causes the signals between your brain, spinal cord, and the rest of your body go awry, according to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS). This interference in the transmission of nerve signals is what causes the symptoms of MS.

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By Beth W. Orenstein Medically Reviewed by Jason Paul Chua, MD, PhD
Last Updated: May 10, 2021

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