... ard and is the same standard that should apply in the UK. If you read some previous threads from those in the UK, perhaps this will give you some insight. The MS Society in the UK is organized and on the internet. They might also have a range of information which can benefit you. ... (6 replies)
... Thank you for your reply . I will pursue a diagnosis via a Neuroligist .
I'm unsure of the differences in tests between USA and UK , so will
do some checking :)
Hopefully I'll know something for sure in a few months . (6 replies)
... preferredly a MS specialist. This is a neuro with a fellowship in MS. ... (6 replies)
... Welcome. There are lesions or signs due to old age as well as MS and other chronic diseases or infections. In the capable hands of an MS Specialist, they can determine which lesions or signs may be MS related. It is never too late to get a diagnosis. ... (6 replies)
... Hello ChaMik,
Multiple Sclerosis was once known as a young person's disease, diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50. This is no longer the case. MS has no age limits, the very young (pediatric MS) and those over the age of 50 are being diagnosed.
If Multiple Sclerosis is suspected your GP needs to refer you to a Neurologist for testing and ruling out of other causes... (6 replies)
... :) Thank you both for the input . I will make sure I get to the right
Hope I get the right diagnosis in the near future . (6 replies)
... Have just had this as a probable diagnosis . GP has explained that usual scans etc. won't be so helpful as the changes they look for , are found anyway due to age .
I would just like to know anyone else in this position .
I've got a good GP but it would be nice to hear from someone else in my situation . (6 replies)
... which were minor and a few other things that I do not remember. He sent me for MRI and to a neurologist. By this age I though quite possibly that I escaped the MS bullet.. We have family history. Anyway, among other clinical tests, he rubbed something sharp across the palms of my feet. ... (8 replies)
... increasing rate. Puzzling ..... and MS is different with everyone, apparently. ... (10 replies)
... I've been thinking about your post since a first read it several days ago.. First of all, I would say that denial is a strange thing,, I do not think you are in denial, just trying not to think about it. During my first year or so after diagnosis, I had mild symptoms for the most part, so I kinda denied my condition. I hope that was not bad. I still took my shots, went for... (8 replies)
... Your diet may be helping, but denial will not help you. Denial carries a certain amount of stress. As a stress event, a diagnosis of MS would rank high. Stick with your cognitive workouts and watch for your triggers. You can stay active as long as you want. ... (8 replies)
... ce I made it past 40 I was in the clear. Dad got it in 30s, brother right at 40. My job deals with lots of cognitive processes so I try to hide it. Looks like late onset not that uncommon. Thanks for thread. ... (8 replies)
... uld be nice to go through a day without thinking about it... I also do not really understand how this site works.. I followed a thread, recently, and ended up in late onset parkinsins or something...... ... (8 replies)
... My teenage daughter is undergoing testing for ms. She will receive her dx on Wed. Whilst reading up on ms, I have discovered that I may have late onset ms. About three years ago I had tingling sensations in legs and it felt like i had no feeling in part of left leg. ... (6 replies)
... Thanks so much for the warm welcome and prayers. If I seem a little "off" it's because like everyone else, this has really caught me by surprise. But as I have read so many more posts, I see everyone else on the forum is dealing with their difficulties with strenghth, persistance and humor, too. I will keep reading and try to learn the "ins and outs" of this disease. ... (7 replies)
... Welcome to the board. Late onset is not uncommon for MS. Quality and knowledge by your doctor are important in both diagnosis and continuing care. ... (7 replies)
... considering yourself diagnosed as late onset would be reasonable. The fact that you are doing better since May doesnt surprise me either. I love Rebif! I feel 100x better since being on it, myself. ... (10 replies)
... however, no two cases of MS are alike for anyone! There are four classifications of MS... ... (10 replies)
... Not me, but I met three patients at the MS clinic the last time I went there. ... (10 replies)
... while since I posted about maybe having ms. It was actually last march that my neuro said at the age of 57 my MRI he prescribed showed white matter that could be onset of ms but most likely is age related. I had gone to him because of pain, problem walking and knees buckling. ... (6 replies)