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How does multiple sclerosis (MS) affect my thinking and reasoning skills?

Multiple sclerosis (MS) causes widespread demyelination and inflammatory damage, often in an area of the brain responsible for transmitting nerve impulses. Damage in this part of the brain, known as the white matter, is believed to be responsible for the varying degrees of cognitive (thinking and knowing) dysfunction experienced by people with MS.

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Living With Multiple Sclerosis

Living With Multiple Sclerosis

Living with multiple sclerosis (MS) presents its own specific, but manageable set of challenges. Important keys to daily living with MS include finding or building a support group, self-monitoring your multiple sclerosis symptoms ...

and following your doctor's recommendations for managing MS pain. Find out more about living with multiple sclerosis from our experts.
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