Language impairment is very common in multiple sclerosis and is linked to poor quality of life


  • Compromised language is highly prevalent in people with multiple sclerosis, irrespective of demographic and clinical and characteristics, and is associated with reduced quality of life.

Why this matters

    These findings highlight that language impairment is a common yet under-recognized symptom of multiple sclerosis. Clinicians should be mindful of potential language impediments in multiple sclerosis and consider rapid referrals to speech therapists for further investigation.