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.
Shortly after I began my doctoral studies, I started experiencing problems with my vision which were accompanied by unusual headaches. Having been in a car accident which caused whiplash, I was seeing a chiropractor. However, when my headaches didn’t improve, I visited the campus Eye Clinic (part of the School of Optometry)…