Posts Tagged ‘initial MS diagnosis’

mri and ms

01Mar15

Marching forward into a new month! Spring is almost here–hooray! Continuing with my series on education about MS: part of our diagnosis (and continued monitoring) is through magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI. Why, and how? Well, those of us with MS have damage to the myelin sheath–the protective layer around our nerves. This is composed […]


Back when I was initially diagnosed with MS in 2012, my neurologist diagnosed me off of an MRI from 2005. Meaning… I’d had signs of it since then. And the neuro I’d been seeing in 2005–who I’d been told had a good reputation–should have caught it, rather than blowing the report of “demyelination” off as […]