More than 50% of people with MS will at some stage in their disease process have issues with a range of high-level brain functions, like:

  • Memory
  • Attention and concentration
  • Word-finding
  • Speed of information processing
  • Abstract reasoning and problem solving
  • Visual-spatial abilities
  • Executive functions

More on MS and cognition:

  1. Cognitive problems in MS
  2. Impaired cognition in multiple sclerosis
  3. Memory and thinking
  4. Cognitive impairment in MS: a forgotten disability remembered
  5. Cognitive changes with MS

Living with cognitive problems:

  1. 10 brain games to boost MS memory 
  2. 10 ways to stay sharp
  3. Coping with cognitive problems
  4. Tips for dealing with memory and thinking problems
  5. How to naturally improve brain function

Updated: June 19th, 2018

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