MyMSTeam conducted a survey of 898 members diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). MyMSTeam asked members about life with MS, especially about the cognitive symptoms they experience most regularly.
Cognitive symptoms are MS symptoms that affect the various functions of the brain. Cognitive symptoms of MS can include trouble processing information, memory issues, and problems with concentration or paying attention. Read more about Common Cognitive Symptoms in MS.
Sometimes people call refer to cognitive symptoms as “brain fog.”
The top 10 most common symptoms that members experience multiple times a week (or more) are:
Here are some examples of how members talk about cognitive symptoms they are experiencing on MyMSTeam:
Have you experienced symptoms like these or other cognitive symptoms of MS? Do you have any tips on how to work around these symptoms? Share below in comments.