Thanks for telling me that. My original neuro, his name was Dr. Hunter, said that the lesion on my frontal lobe could have caused my bipolar symptoms...cause I only had them for awhile then subsided...but now I have sleep issues due to lesions on brain stem and pons. I think that, correct me if I'm wrong, we only get symptoms when lesions flare up. I don't know, confuses me sometimes.
The number of lesions plus the delayed results of my EP were what originated the thought of MS.
Hope we can talk more!
PS I was surprised by how quickly most people were dx'd, too. It's certainly not the impression you'd get reading this forum, but the forum probably is skewed. I would be interested to find out if someone has done a more random, rigorous survey on this topic or if anyone has any more comprehensive stats.
The circle is out of context now and certainly does not represent a scientific survey in any way. It's based on a set of questions that Quix asked ("Who is diagnosed?") that used to be pinned to the top of the forum (see http://www.medhelp.org/posts/show/697976). It represents the responses (though December 13 as best I could interpret them) of the forum members who have been diagnosed with MS. The charts will probably make a lot more sense if you look at the thread where I discuss how I made them at http://www.medhelp.org/posts/show/711754.
I saw you left some comments on my pie charts. I responded there, but I wasn't sure you'd see it so I'm putting it here in the next note (there's some kind of character limit on these notes, apparently)
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