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disabilities, Uncategorized, Women

Women with Multiple Sclerosis tell their stories about the first time they knew they had MS.

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Multiple Sclerosis can be misdiagnosed for years.

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I went years before i found out that I had MS. at first they thought i had sympathetic nerve dystrophy in my foot, I spend loads of money on PT and alternative medicine. It wasn’t until 6 years later that i was sent to a neurologist that i finally found out i had MS. It was a relief to finally find out what the heck was going on with my body.

I had balance problems, my foot dropped causing me to twist my ankle and wrench my upper leg muscles more than a few times. I found out that i had progressive MS, the kind that can keep steadily worsening. My right leg is partially paralyzed, i walk with a walker and sometimes need to use a wheelchair. I have severe back pain, which i can now get relief from massage. During the summer, i have to make sure i don’t get too warm, as people with MS don’t process heat correctly and it can cause me to get vertigo.

The fatigue that comes with MS is a constant companion. I have to ration out my energy so i don’t hit a wall and run out of energy. But its bearable, all of it, i still have a quality of life i have always longed for. I became a writer and published three books in a paperback book called “The Eve Chronicles”.

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The Change of a lifetime, how getting MS was one of the best things in my life

https://www.worldpulse.com/en/community/users/girlpower/posts/64704

This is my entry to the WorldPulse site for the world’s women to unify. They asked for us to submit our stories to show the world how we survive and thrive.

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“Felix and Eve” takes place in Gold Beach Oregon

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Can higher doses of Vitamin D slow MS progression?

Vitamin D link to MS

After moving to Oregon and experiencing some of the darkest winters ever, I found out I have extremly low levels. It may have been part of the reasons why i developed Multiple Sclerosis. That and the fact i was exposed to a virus or toxin by the age of 15, mine being Mono.

Research shows that perhaps higher levels of Vitamin D like 10,000 IU could slow the progression of the disease by deflating the immune system.

http://www.webmd.com/multiple-sclerosis/news/20151230/could-high-dose-vitamin-d-help-fight-multiple-sclerosis?ecd=wnl_mls_010816&ctr=wnl-mls-010816_nsl-ld-stry_title&mb=HAegTLFVSNy57MM1DftAguHnVev1imbCszbJMeF4dLE%3d

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