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Thursday, April 14, 2016
9 Common MS Symptoms
By Connie Brichford
Reviewed by Cynthia Haines, MD
From fatigue to sexual dysfunction, multiple sclerosis can cause a broad array of symptoms.
The symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) are caused by the underlying disease in which an autoimmune process destroys parts of the myelin sheath that covers nerve fibers, leaving areas of scar tissue that disrupt the communication between the brain and other parts of the body.
Symptoms of MS vary widely from person to person, depending on which areas of the brain are affected.
Certain symptoms, however, are relatively common, including the following: