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Multiple Sclerosis, an Enigma
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 40,150. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The true story of a middle-aged woman being unexpectedly diagnosed with a young person's disease: multiple sclerosis. The journey to diagnosis and the reality of the treatment brought a premature end to her career as a public school teacher. Making decisions about disease modifying drugs and their side effect/benefit ratio; receiving the support of a loving spouse; questioning the diagnosis.
The Dog Story: A Journey into a New Life with Multiple Sclerosis
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,990. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
I was twenty-eight years old with a promising career when I tried to get out of bed and couldn't feel my legs. Overnight, I went from fully-functioning, healthy man to someone who was unable to walk. I saw a neurologist who immediately admitted me to the hospital. Over the next four weeks I would learn that I have the chronic neurodegenerative condition – Multiple Sclerosis.