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Diagnosis late in life

I finally got scheduled for my MRI's. On the 21st. Course who knows when I'll get results. I'm going to be 64 in May. My doctor is pretty sure I have ms. I've read being diagnosed later in life it goes fast. Is there anyone else rats been diagnosed later in life? If so I would love to hear from you. Love to all. Thanks.

  1. Hi @Melody27. Thank you for sharing with us. I am so happy to hear you got your MRI scheduled, that has to be a huge relief. Sending positive vibes that you get the results sooner than later!!
    Although I can't give you much personal feedback on being diagnosed later in life, I wanted to make sure you were aware of the wonderful resources on our page for you. I am going to link the "Diagnosis" section for you at the bottom. I hope you will find helpful information. I am also hoping other community members will chime in and give you some personal feedback on their journey with MS. Please always remember, we're here for you! Don't hesitate to reach out and let us know if you need anything. If it's not too much to ask, please keep us posted when you have your MRI and get your results. Sending gentle hugs and positive vibes your way! -Beth (Team Member)

    1. Thank you! I'll check it out.

      1. MS is really difficult to diagnose at our age. I was diagnosed at 68 and am 72 now. Although definitely not fun, I am quite stable, even continuing to work full time, entertain and enjoy my adult children and two granddaughters. Not always easy but determination keeps me positive. Don't worry many of us don't progress rapidly. Best wishes to you ❤️

        1. Thank you so much! I've been so stressed about it.

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