My 25-year-old daughter called me this morning and was telling me that she's got an appointment with her doctor next week. She said that for the several months, she's been having bad zinger-type electrical shock pains through her head and in her arms and legs, numbness in her legs and feet, muscle cramps in her arms and legs, and extreme fatigue.
This set off some serious alarm bells for me!!! These are some of the same symptoms that I've also had for the past year. (I'm still awaiting diagnosis, but my neuro thinks it's MS.)
My mother also had similiar symptoms and progressed to not being able to walk and having dementia before she died in 2005. Mom was claustrophobic and refused to have an MRI, so we don't know what might have been going on with her, but I remember hearing her complain about a lot of the same problems that are now happening to me.
My maternal great-grandmother also had these same symptoms and couldn't walk either when she was in her late 50's. (My maternal grandmother died when she was 28, so we don't know if she would have had the same problems or not.)
I'm so worried now that my beautiful young daughter may have inherited whatever the heck it is that I have. This seems to be the family curse for the females in my family!! #@&* disease!