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by pinda15
Wed Oct 26, 2011 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MRI results - please "translate" into non-medical English
Replies: 5
Views: 2107

Re: MRI results - please "translate" into non-medical Englis

I have had 5 MRI's through 9 years and all show white matter lesions and the reports have said similar to yours. My lesions have slowly increased, many symptoms that have slowly increased, dx with possible MS, Central Nervous System Disorder. Saw the same Neurologist for 8 years, saw another one las...
by pinda15
Thu Jun 23, 2011 11:38 pm
Forum: MS in the Golden Years
Topic: How old do you have to be to be in this age group?
Replies: 5
Views: 5890

Yes, if one does ask, we are there. Being one I thought I would take a look to see if anyone posting here. I have been dx possible MS since 2002 and told I did not need to have a Lyme disease test because I did not show the symptoms. Saw another neurologist last Dec. and he ordered all kinds of test...
by pinda15
Wed Mar 16, 2011 4:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: lyme disease or MS
Replies: 10
Views: 6832

Thanks for the info but after reading some I'm blown away :( I live in B.C. Canada so the Dr list would not work for me. Will look for a list here. Think my family Dr. is booking an apt. with Infectious Disease Specialist. Suppose to have another lyme test in a week but not sure if Dr. is waiting un...
by pinda15
Tue Mar 15, 2011 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: lyme disease or MS
Replies: 10
Views: 6832

thank you for your reply Jen. I'm waiting to hear when my apt. with the Infectious Disease Specialist will be and looking for any information about lyme disease and what tests are used here in B.C. Canada. Two tests show positive and the lab wants another in four weeks. Thanks for the web page info....
by pinda15
Sun Mar 13, 2011 10:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: lyme disease or MS
Replies: 10
Views: 6832

lyme disease or MS

Have been dealing with MS like symptoms for over 9 years with possible MS and Centreal Nervous System Disorder dx. Saw a new Neurologist last Dec. who ordered all kinds of blood work and tests which I finished end of Feb. RBC flagged, B12 deficient so taking pill for, sugar and lipids up and need to...
by pinda15
Wed Jul 14, 2010 10:19 pm
Forum: MS in the Golden Years
Topic: pain hip area
Replies: 0
Views: 4704

pain hip area

Any one else have pain in hip area, much like sciatic nerve problem? I have had a few times and thought it was sciatic pain, after today I wonder if it is related to central nervous system. Started middle of night and found I had problems standing, walking etc. Pain on right side back of hip and som...
by pinda15
Sat Jul 03, 2010 5:06 pm
Forum: MS in the Golden Years
Topic: what is happening
Replies: 8
Views: 5263

Hi sanfran. If you do CCSVI keep us updated. Would be good to hear from someone in the Golden Years :) I'm reading about but have not talked to my Dr. Went to a meeting a month back and heard the pros, cons and need for more research to see what is happening. Hard to know what to do. I'm progressing...
by pinda15
Thu Jul 01, 2010 5:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yoga
Replies: 9
Views: 2094

Hi. I have been doing Restorative yoga for a few years. Small class, no more than 7. The instructor is trained to help modify our postures, we work on different breathing, and I find it helps me a lot. May not do much after the class but helps keep me grounded :) I also have balance and walking prob...
by pinda15
Thu Jun 24, 2010 7:51 pm
Forum: MS in the Golden Years
Topic: what is happening
Replies: 8
Views: 5263

Hi Sharon. Good to hear from you too. Just got back checking this forum after a long trip, computer shutdown with virus and up loading all our info to new one. Hence my new name, pinda15. Would not recognize me with the other one so had to re join. Did attend a meeting with the Provincial MS group w...
by pinda15
Thu Jun 24, 2010 4:30 pm
Forum: MS in the Golden Years
Topic: what is happening
Replies: 8
Views: 5263

Hi Belsadie. I have been seeing an MS neurologist for the last 8 years every 6 months or so. Have had many tests etc. and he dx me with Central Nervous System Disorder. Have 12 or so lesions on MRI but because of my age could be an older brain. I'm 62 now. Did say if I was 30 would say MS. He is ver...
by pinda15
Wed Jun 23, 2010 5:49 pm
Forum: MS in the Golden Years
Topic: what is happening
Replies: 8
Views: 5263

what is happening

Hi to all. Looks like lots is happening re CCSVI. How does the Golden Years group feel about this procedure. I have been reading since the start and not sure. May ask about blockages when next to a neuro. in Nov. Will be a new one so will see how receptive he is re my problems with Central Nervous S...