Thank you all...I guess maybe my Dr could hvae had me come in early in explained these thing to me,rather that have his rude staff say such harsh things to me. It isnt easy to hear those words "you have ms there isnt anything we can do"...I have just been getting more and more depressed snice then. I feel like there is little hope now. I have fired him,no more going back to him. I just didnt care for how this entire situation was handled,from the start. My Family Dr is helping me find someone new. I am currently taking Copaxone and have been from the start,when I was first dx in 2006. I would like to switch...but waiting. I am shaking like a jitter bug and my body is weak. My legs are sooo very tired,I am tired. I dont know how I am getting through my days. I just dont know. How do you all do it? I want to go to sleep and wake up when this goes away,and thats never...so what are my options here? Wonderful.
I hope you find another doctor soon who is better able to explain to you what you can expect...and not expect...with having MS. There is so much that comes with MS that really isn't treatable, even with the Copaxone (or one of the other drugs). None of them guarantee that you won't have any
exacerbations, or that you won't deal with disability along the way.
No hope? Well, from my perspective, there is a lot of hope. At least now there are meds that may slow the course of the disease. When I was diagnosed, there was nothing.
Do talk to your doctor about the depression, too. An MS lesion in the wrong place can cause this, as well as problems with sleep and fatigue. There are meds that can help with that, until you get through this exacerbation. Take care.
...I am not a doctor, nor health professional, and don't pretend to be one, here.....