Clinical Symptom Management for MS

Patients with MS often experience symptoms and other conditions that can complicate care. Other health conditions may impact the delay between onset of symptoms and MS diagnosis and add complexity to disease management. These symptoms and other conditions can affect health-related quality of life for your patient. 47

Tips for Managing Symptoms of MS

Walking difficulties/spasticity

Managing bladder problems and urinary tract infections (UTIs)

Managing sleep issues

Decreasing risk of falling

Addressing visual impairment

Managing sexual dysfunction

Avoiding pressure sores

Respiratory problems

Exercising to Help Manage MS Symptoms

Not only is exercise essential for general health, but it can also be helpful in managing MS symptoms such as fatigue, depression, bowel issues and bladder problems. 55