Multiple Sclerosis Disease

1-Fatigue: Some 80% of people with multiple sclerosis disease will experience fatigue at one point or another, but fatigue can have many causes. Some people experience “MS lassitude,” a very severe fatigue that occurs daily that tends to get worse as the day wears on. “People describe it as unlike anything they’ve ever felt,” says Rosalind Kalb, Ph.D., vice president of the Professional Resource Center at the National multiple sclerosis disease Society in New York Ci

2-Numbness: Numbness (or a lack of sensation in various parts of the body) is often one of the first symptoms of multiple sclerosis disease. Numbness can occur in the face, the body, or the arms and legs, and can interfere with walking, holding on to objects, and even chewing, if the numbness affects the face. Sometimes the feeling—or lack thereof—progresses over hours or days, but it usually subsides on its own.

3-Tingling : Tingling is related to numbness and may feel like your arm, fingers, or toes are falling asleep, yet never quite waking up. Like other symptoms of multiple sclerosis disease, this is a result of damaged nerves sending mixed signals to the different parts of the body. People may also experience something called the “MS hug.” “It feels like somebody is grabbing them very tightly around the midsection, but it’s not muscular,” says Kalb, who is also principal author of MS For Dummies. “It’s a sensory phenomenon that feels like this tight banding.”

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