Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and cognitive problems

MS is a neurological condition which affects people in different ways. Although not everyone will develop them, around 65% of people with MS experience mild cognitive symptoms.

Generally, people who are diagnosed with MS are between 20 and 40 years of age, but it can affect younger and older people too.

Symptoms can vary from person to person but the most common difficulties are:

  • Learning and memory
  • Attention, concentration
  • Mental speed
  • Problem solving
  • Word-finding.