26 Tips to Help Manage Common MS Symptoms

6. Mood changes

If you experience mood changes, you can talk to your doctor to see if he/she can prescribe any medication to help with feelings of anxiety, depression, irritability, and other changes in mood. It’s also quite normal that MS patients may find themselves falling into depression and this can be fought with the help of certain medications.

You can also speak with a psychologist about your mood changes. Think of therapy as a helpful tool for addressing these feelings.

Should MS patients get the flu shot? Read our columnist Laura Kolaczkowski’s opinion on influenza vaccination.


  1. The headline promised 3 tips to use when telling people you have MS. However the article then introduced many other factors about MS – plus lots of ads. I find this to be “a scam” that is not not at all honest and truly a waste of time. I would expect better from you.

    • Tim Bossie says:

      The actual title of the post is “26 Tips to Help Manage Common MS Symptoms”. Maybe you clicked on the wrong link?

      • Linda says:

        I also clicked on a link that talked about three symptoms… trying to scroll through on an I-phone I just kept having ads pop up … so gave up! You maybe need to consider the cognitive side of MS – multitasking and too many distractions don’t work well.

    • Joseph Ferroni says:

      how about saying to someone interested “I am a little slow, and clumsy, but you will see these problems do not define me!

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