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I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis just before my 19th birthday (21 now)
I wasn’t surprised with my diagnosis as I already had a strong feeling that I did have MS and had done a lot of googling on the symptoms I was experiencing.

I had seen at least 20 Dr’s and was misdiagnosed by everyone until I finally found a good Dr who sent me for a MRI and referred me to a neurologist, I remember sitting in the neurologist’s office with my grandma while he read through my scans and saying those 3 words over and over again in my head, he put down the MRI’s and surely enough told me that I had MS, I was shocked but not surprised ( if that makes sense ) I didn’t know what to say even though I had a million questions I just sort of sat there until I herd my grandmother’s cries . I could only think of one question to ask, which has never been answered properly. I asked him if I was going to die, all he said is he knows of patients who’ve lived till 70 odd and 40 odd…. This didn’t answer my question at all and I it still hasn’t been.. thanks for listening ♥

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  • Rachel77
    5 years ago

    Hi Korrie

    A major failing of mainstream medics is that they still view MS as a progressive, degenerative disease with no known cure. They are reluctant, therefore, to give patients any sense of hope. In my view, this is very damaging, as a positive attitude is a very important factor in staying well.

    I have been fortunate enough to stumble across Professor George Jelinek’s Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis programme. Prof. Jelinek is a medical doctor with the added bonus of having MS so he totally understands what we MSers are facing! Over the last 15 years he has developed a diet and lifestyle programme which has helped him remain well, and has helped lots of other people recover from their symptoms. Please take a look at You have nothing to lose and everything to gain!

    Sadly, mainstream medical ‘experts’ are not willing to entertain the idea of diet as a way of managing MS, so it is unlikely that your Neuro/doctors will be particularly encouraging, but this programme offers real hope.

    Incidentally, Prof. Jelinek is 60 and still going very strong!


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