MS Connection Blog


DMTs and Me

Blog Summary

Severe fatigue, brain fog, unintended weight loss and vision loss were some of the symptoms that would ultimately lead to my diagnosis of relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS).
In May 2010 at the age of 18, I was referred by a local neurologist to a specialist at UCSF Medical Center. From the day of my diagnosis, things quickly spiraled out of control. Even with baseline disease modifying therapies (DMTs), I went completely blind in my left eye, could hardly walk, experienced numbness and burning sensations, and was unable to complete a tandem walk (heal to toe) in the doctors' office...