Fatigue is the most common, and often one of the most bothersome, symptoms of multiple sclerosis. Fatigue can keep people away from their work and other activities. Fatigue may come from potential underlying causes, but in order to treat the fatigue stemming directly from MS there are several medications to choose from. In addition, this symptom may require behavioral or environmental changes in order to be best managed.
FATIGUE is the most common MS symptom—experienced by 75 to 95% of people with the disease. Approximately 50 to 60% of people with MS describe fatigue as one of their most troubling symptoms, regardless of their disease course or level of disability. The Social Security Administration recognizes fatigue as a significant cause of unemployment…