Hearing Loss and MS

Hearing Loss and MS


Although hearing impairment is a relatively rare symptom of MS, it is definitely one that we need to talk about more often. In the past neurologists did not think that MS could affect our sense of hearing, but we now know that relapses can damage the nerves responsible for hearing and language comprehension. Damage to these nerves, which are located in the brainstem and auditory cortex, can cause a variety of difficulties. Here are some of those difficulties.

Read Stephanie’s original post here.

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