Which symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) can be treated?

Updated: Oct 08, 2019
  • Author: Christopher Luzzio, MD; Chief Editor: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA  more...
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Answer

Treatment of symptoms is an essential part of the management of MS. Pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic measures can be used to address the following:

  • Fatigue

  • Spasticity

  • Bladder problems

  • Bowel problems

  • Cognitive dysfunction

  • Pain

  • Paroxysmal symptoms

  • Sexual dysfunction

  • Tremor

  • Heat intolerance

  • Optic neuritis


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