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10 Things People with Multiple Sclerosis Want You to Know

Having MS doesn't mean you can't have sexual intercourse.

Having MS doesn't mean you can't have sexual intercourse.

It is true that changes in sexual function can occur as a result of the neurological and physiological effects of multiple sclerosis. However, there are ways in which sexual intercourse can be seen as a gentle and intimate experience rather than hard work. With open communication, compassion and patience, such adaptations can go much more smoothly. The challenge of MS draws many partners closer together, deepening their sense of connectedness and commitment.