Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects cognitive functioning in addition to mobility. Cognitive symptoms of MS include trouble with memory, concentration, and multitasking. Patients often find it difficult to recall words when speaking. MS can cause scarring in parts of the brain that is in charge of processing and storing information. MS patients are also at a greater risk of depression and other mood disorders.
A recently published report (Dr. Mario Zappia, University of Catania) states that “in an analysis adjusting for age and sex, researchers observed a significant association between MS and headache. The likelihood of headache was more than twofold higher in the MS patients than in the control patients. The increased risk of headache in MS…