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New Study to Test Driving Ability and Cognitive Skills in MS

Lisa Emrich Health Guide November 30, 2012
  • Do you drive? Sunday evening, Rob and I had dinner at his mother’s house with a few family friends.  We had such a lovely time that the clock seemed to speed up and before we knew it, it was 10:30PM and time to go home.  I was full of yawns and ready to lay my head on a soft pillow. M...

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  • Suz
    Suz
    Nov. 30, 2012

    Hi Lisa, I experience some of this too - Espescially the contrast sensitivity due to glare.  It's worse when my double vision or fatigue is acting up- one effects the other.

     

    Also the I find myself drifting mentally, where I might not have before and where I live which is colder climate (even with the heat on) one foot or hand will go cold and burn...

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    Hi Lisa, I experience some of this too - Espescially the contrast sensitivity due to glare.  It's worse when my double vision or fatigue is acting up- one effects the other.

     

    Also the I find myself drifting mentally, where I might not have before and where I live which is colder climate (even with the heat on) one foot or hand will go cold and burn while the other is just fine.

     

    I drive slow and avoid nighttime driving and thankfully my lifestyle (working from home) was beyond a help since for the 1st year after a big flare I didn't trust myself to drive because my double vision and nystagmus was so bad.  I was afraid I would put someone else in danger.

     

    Thanks for posting this

    Sue