Tag: progressive-disease

  • Something else in my head

    My neurologist tells me I have “transitioned” to Secondary-Progressive MS and my MRI notes an increase in one lesion that may instead suggest a benign tumor.

  • Acupuncture is in my toolbox

    I’ve been receiving acupuncture for more than 10 years. I like the acupuncturist; I consider her an integral part of my MS treatment team.

  • Would I swap symptoms?

    Would I swap symptoms?

    She has pain, scrambled cognition, and vision problems; I have bladder problems, poor hand-eye coordination, and decreasing mobility.

  • Advice to the newly reclassified

    I personally think the only reason the doctors differentiate between “types” of M.S. is to give the patient an idea of what is appropriate to expect. But because of that, there are drugs that are only approved for one “type” of M.S. so if a doctor wants you to try one you must be classified […]