Before receiving a diagnosis from a doctor, patients with Multiple Sclerosis ( MS )seem to feel a signature from the body. Learn about these warning signs:-
Multiple Sclerosis (MS ) is one of the most troublesome diseases in modern medicine. In fact, neurologists still can not grasp the cause yet. It can’t be diagnosed easily, but as the symptoms that appear are clear, it’s important to face the symptoms carefully.
Main sign and symptoms of MS :
Here are 10 early sign and symptoms of M.S.:-
1. Have no Physical Strength :
Patients with M.S., especially feeling fatigued by feet, can only move slowly. Normally when an active person suddenly feels tired without any reason, you need to be careful.
2. Visual problems :
Vision problems are one of the most common symptoms of MS. Inflammation affects the optic nerve and disrupts central vision. Due to this, blurred vision, pain in eyes, double vision, or loss of vision may occur. Generally, it affects only one eye of the patient, but in rare cases, it involves both.
3. Numbness & Tingling :
In M.S., the immune system attacks the protective sheath, known as myelin (the fatty substance that coats and protects nerve fibers in the brain and spinal cord), that covers nerve fibers. It makes communication problem between the brain, spinal cord and the rest of your body. Sometimes, no signals are sent. Generally, it affects your legs, but you may have :
- Numbness, often in your face
- An electric shock-like feeling when you move your head or neck. It may travel down your spine or into your arms or legs.
4. Fatigue and Weakness :
Unexplained fatigue and weakness is another early sign of M.S. It occurs due to the nerves deteriorate in the spinal column. At first, the weakness is most noticeable in the legs.
5. Dizziness and coordination & balance problem :
Dizziness and coordination & balance problem is a very common problem in MS. People suffered from MS often feel lightheaded, dizzy, or as if their surroundings are spinning. This symptom often occurs when you stand up.
6. Change in Emotional Health :
Change in Emotional health is common among people with M.S. People with M.S., go to depression, stress, that can cause irritability, mood swings, and a condition called pseudobulbar affect. This involves bouts of uncontrollable crying and laughing.
7. Sexual Dysfunction :
Sexual arousal can be a great problem for the people who suffered from M.S. because it begins in the central nervous system; where M.S. attacks.
In women, the vaginal dryness and in men, erection problems occur. Both men and women may be less responsive to touch, have a lower sex drive.
8. Muscle spasms :
Muscle spasms are one of the most common problems of the people with M.S. It usually affects your leg muscles. The patient might feel mild stiffness or strong, painful spasms.
9. Tremors :
About half of the people with M.S. suffered from tremors problem.
10. Speech problem :
Speach problem is another symptom of M.S. The people with M.S. have long pauses between the words and slurred or nasal speech. The may feel swallowing problems as the disease advances.