After an initial attack, partial or even total recovery follows. Remission begins and no attacks follow… until the next relapse. Relapses tend to become less frequent over the years, with less and less recovery after each relapse. Symptoms vary, depending on where the CNS is damaged. RRMS is a misnomer, as damage continues between attacks during periods of so-called remission, unless the disease is stabilized.
Eye/vision problems, dizziness, heat sensitivity, tingling, numbness, weakness, bladder/bowel issues, depression, fatigue, impaired higher mental functions over time.
For more information on all these topics, please see the MS Encyclopedia.