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Me and multiple sclerosis

Me and multiple sclerosis

We’ve had a turbulent relationship over the last 19 years to say it mildly. There have been many one-sided fights. I’ve told my story before bug sometimes it’s worth repeating. My first MS attack (exacerbation) was sever. The entire left side of my body went numb and atrophied. I couldn’t walk, hold anything or feel on the left side. It came on fast starting in my foot on a Saturday and by the time I saw the doctor that Friday…

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Multiple sclerosis; myths and facts

Multiple sclerosis; myths and facts

Multiple Sclerosis has a lot of false information out there. Today I felt like talking about the Myths vs the facts of MS.  I got this from Youdontknowjackaboutms.com.  My thoughts are written in red.   MYTH: MOST PEOPLE WITH MS ARE DIAGNOSED AT AN ADVANCED AGE. FACT: Most people are diagnosed with MS between the ages of 20 and 50. Though less common, MS can also appear in young children and teens, as well as much older adults. I was diagnosed…

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