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Lhermitte’s Sign

Lhermitte’s Sign

Most people who get the feeling that their shoe is untied can simply look down to check. For some people with MS, that quick peep will cause a sharp electric shock sensation known as the barber chair phenomenon or Lhermitte’s phenomenon. In her latest comic, Brooke illustrates feeling that “Zap!” while walking in New York.

checking shoelace and feeling an electric shock

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  • Lucylucylucy
    1 year ago

    That was the worst thing about having MS for me.Thankfully,it rarely happens anymore. It was an incapacitating sensation for sure.

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