Symptom management in multiple sclerosis.

  title={Symptom management in multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Randall T. Schapiro},
  journal={Annals of neurology},
  volume={36 Suppl},
Presently, the course of multiple sclerosis (MS) can be altered little, if at all. Appropriate symptom management, however, can change the course of lives and allow for more comfortable, healthier living despite significant disease. Symptoms in MS are divided into three broad categories. Those that result from actual demyelination include decreased vision, weakness, spasticity, bladder problems, ataxia, numbness, and decreased cognition. Secondary symptoms spring from the primary; these… CONTINUE READING