Symptoms of multiple sclerosis include optic neuritis, which is an inflammation of the nerves in the eye, fatigue, changes in sensation in the limbs, spasticity, muscle weakness, bladder control issues and Lhermitte's sign, which is an electrical sensation that runs down the back into the legs. If you are experiencing these symptoms, see your doctor immediately.
Credit: Thinkstock During one of my early visits with the neurologist, he conducted a test of which I didn’t understand the significance. He’d already asked me to squeeze his fingers in my fists - “oh come on, squeeze harder” - and now he is ‘thumping’ my fingers. “What is the neurologist…