MS and its symptoms

MS is a condition that affects the spinal cord and the brain. There are two main types – Relapsing Remitting MS and Primary Progressive MS. The symptoms experienced in both kinds can be similar but the severity and length of the symptoms differs.

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Relapsing Remitting MS has periods of time where the symptoms are in remission and then flare ups that occur. The symptoms can come in waves that last weeks or even months. The severity of the symptoms doesn’t usually progress, but new symptoms can appear during a flare up period.

Primary Progressive MS has symptoms that remain all the time and will worsen over time. This progressive form of MS can see the individual becoming weaker over time and they may need support from Disability Aids like the ones that you can find from

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There is a third type of MS called Secondary Progressive MS. This is when an individual has been diagnosed with Relapsing Remitting MS starts to experience permanent symptoms. This then means that they have moved into this Secondary type where there will be no relapse front the symptoms experienced and them may intensify and progress over time.

Common symptoms of MS include fatigue, problems with vision, numbness, tingling, stiffness and weakness in the muscles, muscle spasms, problems with mobility,pain and problems with cognitive thought and learning.

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