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  • Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease of the central nervous system that can affect the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves.
  • Common symptoms include fatigue, bladder and bowel problems, sexual problems, pain, cognitive and mood changes such as depression, muscular changes and visual changes.
  • See your doctor for investigation and diagnosis of symptoms, since some symptoms can be caused by other illnesses.
  • Whilst there is not yet a cure for MS, researchers are making promising progress and discoveries about the treatment and management of MS every day.

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Reviewed on: 20-05-2019