How to Manage 4 Common MS Symptoms

By Beth W. Orenstein
Reviewed by Dana Cooper, M.D.
July 20, 2022
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If you know anyone else with multiple sclerosis (MS), you’ve probably realized that no two people experience the disease exactly the same way. One person may have a single mild MS symptom that has almost completely gone away, and another person may be experiencing a new, more serious symptom of MS that causes difficulty functioning in their daily life.

Knowing which MS symptoms are common and understanding which you’re experiencing can help you and your healthcare team successfully manage them with medication, rehabilitation, and lifestyle strategies—and help you feel better from day to day.

Here are some of the most common symptoms of MS, along with tips on what you can do about them.