Scripps Health neurologist Charles Smith, MD, recently shared his expertise on the management of multiple sclerosis symptoms with Patch.com readers.
Research has shown that three symptoms—fatigue, depression and cognitive impairment—most impact the quality of life of MS patients. Fortunately, when patients understand their symptoms and work with their doctors to assess them, appropriate treatments can resolve complaints and restore quality of life.
Read the full Patch.com article Managing the Challenges of Multiple Sclerosis
In partnership with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Pacific South Coast Chapter, Scripps Health and Dr. Smith are hosting a free lecture series on managing common challenges of MS on August 13 (Fatigue), September 17 (Bladder, Bowel and Sexual Dysfunction) and October 8 (Cognitive Challenges) at 6:30 pm at the Schaetzel Center, Great Hall on the Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla campus. To register, please call 1-800-SCRIPPS.