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Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune neurological disease characterized by the destruction of the myelin sheaths (nerve insulators) on neurons in the central nervous system. Its symptoms can vary, but eye pain, difficulty balancing, and numbness, tingling, and weakness in limbs are common. Attacks are “multiple” over time and/or location in the nervous system.

Our evidence-based analysis on symptoms of multiple sclerosis features 2 unique references to scientific papers.

Research analysis led by and reviewed by the Examine team.
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  1. ^ Benjamin K-T Tsang, Richard Macdonell. Multiple sclerosis- diagnosis, management and prognosis. Aust Fam Physician. (2011)
  2. ^ Julie A Bobholz, Stephen M Rao. Cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis: a review of recent developments. Curr Opin Neurol. (2003)