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8 Less Common Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis



Difficulty swallowing, called dysphagia, is a serious result of nerve damage. It can occur if there is nerve damage to any part of the brain that controls swallowing or if there is damage to the connections between the brain and the spinal cord.

Learn more about how Shemar Moore supports his mother, who has multiple sclerosis, while also helping MS research.

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  1. David Pepe says:

    Speech is a problem for me. I have difficulty forming words with my lips and tongue. Can’t leave out fumbling for the appropriate word.
    Being an Secondary English teacher it became quite problematic.

    • Tim Bossie says:

      Oh wow David. That is a little problematic. Speech is one of those things that many people who do not have MS understand. Combined with the occasional brain fog, speech problems can be quite frustrating to say the least.

    • Connie says:

      Speech is a problem for me too. It has been difficult to say the least as I have always taken pride in my communicative skills.

  2. Claire says:

    Re: hearing loss
    I have MS and some hearing loss – a combination of age, tinnitus and a brain fog that makes it harder to follow what is being said. It might be a MS symptom in itself or a combination of all these…………….

  3. Lupita says:

    Tremors are affecting my son, at a very early stage of the disease, and look like medication is a difficult decision, considering side effects. We are trying nutrition, let’s see.

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