Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis is experienced by about 80% of those with MS. It is diagnosed once there are two incidents of an MS attack, the first of which most frequently occurs in adults that are 20-40 years old. Symptoms may include: facial pain, numbness in hands, lessened bladder control. About 65% of those with relapsing-remitting MS eventually get to the more serious secondary progressive MS in which there is neurological decline.
Last Friday evening, I participated in a bi-weekly chat hosted by fellow MS blogger, Joan of A Short in the Cord, who was profiled previously on Health Central.Of the ten people who participated in the chat, three of us are diagnosed with both multiple sclerosis AND rheumatoid arthritis. One of those three is more recently diagnosed with…