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15 People Describe What It Feels Like to Have Multiple Sclerosis

"Ever seen an electrician strip a wire? That's what my immune system is doing to my entire nervous system, only it won't stop there. It'll get greedy and go for the raw nerves. This includes my brain, spinal cord and optic nerve, along with every nerve in my body. If this happens to a wire, conductivity is interrupted, lessened or lost, and it's no different in the body. But unlike electrical work, with standards, MS is random and no two cases are alike."

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Romberg's Sign or loss of balance when eyes are closed

Romberg's Sign is a possible indicator of MS or Multiple Sclerosis and may be used in early diagnosis

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Learning the Facts About MS About 400,000 people in the United States live with multiple sclerosis, yet awareness among the general public is still fairly low. Awareness of MS is important for a number of reasons. Public knowledge of symptoms can lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment, and therefore better outcomes. Additionally, awareness of what MS is and how it impacts individuals and families can lead to more money raised for treatment and cure research, as well as heightened empathy…

Learning the Facts About MS About 400,000 people in the United States live with multiple sclerosis, yet awareness among the general public is still fairly low. Awareness of MS is important for a number of reasons. Public knowledge of symptoms can lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment, and therefore better outcomes. Additionally, awareness of what MS is and how it impacts individuals and families can lead to more money raised for treatment and cure research, as well as heightened empathy…

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Multiple sclerosis (MS), also known as disseminated sclerosis or encephalomyelitis disseminata, is a inflammatory disease in which myelin sheaths around axons of the brain and spinal cord are damaged, leading to loss of myelin and scarring. Almost any neurological symptom can occur, with the disease often progresses to physical and mental difficulties.

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When your chronic illness triggers depression

When your Chronic Illness Triggers Depression ~ You’re not Alone! It is Estimated that One-Third of Patients with a Chronic Illness also Receive another Diagnosis of a Mood Disorder such as Anxiety or Depression.

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There are common elements across all MS diets: - Reduce all saturated fats in your diet - Eat omega-3 rich foods - Eat plenty of fruit & vegetables - Reduce or eliminate dairy - Reduce or eliminate processed foods

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I love this! I don't want to look as sick as I feel. I will take the compliments - I can't control people's thoughts, nor do I care to. E

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