By Rosalind Dorlen, PsyD, as told to Hallie Levine

Depression and anxiety are common among people with multiple sclerosis. This isn’t surprising. While multiple sclerosis is unique because it does not affect everyone in the same way, there are some universal symptoms that affect pretty much everyone, such as fatigue, muscle stiffness, and pain.

Some patients also experience cognitive effects, along with limited mobility. But what’s particularly hard about MS is the fact that it is a remitting condition. There are times when symptoms dramatically improve, and patients feel like they’ve been given a new lease on life. When they experience a…


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