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. Cognition and cognitive symptoms
  3. Impaired cognition in multiple sclerosis
  4. Memory and thinking
  5. Cognitive impairment in MS: a forgotten disability remembered
  6. 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. Staying smart

Updated: October 19th, 2017


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