Multiple sclerosis life insurance

Common Questions and Answers about Multiple sclerosis life insurance


975514 tn?1325001538 I went to see a respectable NEW PCP doctor on Friday who is also an internist. She is concerned about MS due to my laundry list of symptoms and is sending me to see the head honcho of the MS Neurology department at one of the organized health care organizations in the area where I live for a complete evaluation. She is concerned about my foot numbness, little reflexes and nerve damage in my left foot. She said they want to look at my brain. I am expecting a spinal tap as well.
Avatar m tn Insurance can lessen the financial impact of these expenses. Dealing with insurance companies can be VERY difficult, if you even have insurance. Incurable disease + Expensive Drugs + Difficult Insurance Companies = circumstance that would test the patience of Job ! We can only cope to the best of our abilities. In the U.S. We are learning about Obamacare.
4848471 tn?1372242352 I decided I needed to meet people who have multiple sclerosis - even if that is just online - to meet actual sufferers.
Avatar f tn Hi.. My dad was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis over 30 years ago.. I have had Psoriasis my whole life (34 years), mild and mainly scalp. Can anyone tell me if this is related? I have read the Multiple Sclerosis is hereditary, is the Psoriasis an indicator?
Avatar m tn Do you have a secret trick to manage? -Just in case, I’ve taken a complementary health insurance and a 20 year life insurance so if I get bad news and something happens to me, my loved ones and I can get some extra help. These will be a LOT harder to get after a diagnostic. Has anyone else done this after feeling symptoms? I have NOT yet seen any doctors in Canada about my symptoms.
214544 tn?1201150990 Tick borne infection can cause fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, arthritis, thyroid problems, and symptoms identical to Multiple Sclerosis. There is a big problem with getting tested for Lyme Disease. The tests are not reliable, and will often miss known cases of Lyme. Because of this, physicians are supposed to evaluate the patient's symptoms and history, and diagnose based on this, rather than on blood tests. This is called a clinical diagnosis.
1753162 tn?1317281784 She does have on my papers cognitive disorder/Multiple Sclerosis. NO doubt I have cognitive issues.
Avatar f tn // Long story short I erred on the side of caution and reported it to DMV and my auto insurer. Am now subject to annual renewal of my license accompanied by supporting medical documentation.
4587140 tn?1356853647 I began having symptoms in 2007, traced back through my file at my GP's office at that time I had excellent insurance as I had all of my adult life. Unfortunately due to the economic problems in 2008 by 2009 when things were really getting bad my husband was laid off from the Commercial Construction - Project Manager position he had, and we have been uninsured since 2010. I have been examined by 3 highly qualified neurologists, had MRI's, and a lumbar puncture all at my expense...
Avatar m tn C7-T5 Lhermitte's sign positive, possibly due to partial myelitis. Multiple Sclerosis and Neuromyelitis Optica needs to be ruled out. Then he ordered an cervical spine MRI w/ and w/o contrast at the spot. And he gave me a three-day high dose steroid prescription to prevent any exacerbation before the MRI.
405614 tn?1329147714 I've learned a lot about listening, offering caring support, helping people research for answers to questions, and just being there when people need to vent from my past year on the Multiple Sclerosis forum (I'm not diagnosed). Best of all, being there to help people celebrate when something good happens, like finding relief or a good doctor or even getting a new dog or cat.
11305938 tn?1418002133 Multiple Sclerosis for Dummies Multiple sclerosis a self help guide to its management-judy graham Living beyond multiple sclerosis a woman's guide-judith Lynn nichols Women living with multiple sclerosis-judith Lynn nichols It is not all in your head, anxiety, depression,mood swings and multiple sclerosis-patricia farrell Multiple sclerosis manifesto, action to take, principles to live by-julie stachowiak The first year multiple sclerosis-margaret blackstone My neurologist recommended this one
690549 tn?1288886321 these problems and chose to stay positive mentally, and tried to learn to ignore the obnoxious parts of MS. I adapted my life to the multiple sclerosis as best I could.
572651 tn?1333939396 Exercise for MS should be progressive at a reasonable pace - too much or too little exercise will not help. And often if the therapist writes in the insurance notes that the patient is not progressing, then the benefits will stop. 3. Exercise for MS needs a specific purpose - we need to identify the physical deficit and work specifically to correct that problem. The vague complaints of “I feel off balance” or “I can’t walk like I used to,” don’t make the basis of a good PT plan.
545693 tn?1214497753 I hit the jackpot with that one. So now I am taking steroids for the cushing's and for the multiple sclerosis they're giving me Lexapro (which is awesome!) and just exercising and eating healthier. So there ya go! The story of my life.... Enjoy!
373367 tn?1246405635 Low uric acid Multiple sclerosis Lower serum values of uric acid have been associated with Multiple Sclerosis.[16] Multiple sclerosis (MS) patients have been found to have serum levels ~194µmol/L, with patients in relapse averaging ~160µmol/L and patients in remission averaging ~230µmol/L. Serum uric acid in healthy controls was ~290µmol/L.[17] (1mg/dL=59.
Avatar f tn I've been diagnosed -- and have active problems with -- asthma, glomerulonephritis, and multiple sclerosis. The nephrology problems are the latest. I can see how asthma and ms both fall into the autoimmune category, but how does kidney function fall into the package? And two other quasi related issues: too little exercise and no insurance. I'm a science writer, and research is my job, but for the life of me, I can't figure out a way to package all these problems.
572651 tn?1333939396 It's a mystery why this disease affects all of us differently and I don’t begrudge those people who appear to have benign Multiple Sclerosis - that mild disease that may not even need to be treated. Kudos to them being able to continue living life to its fullest, setting lofty goals and working hard to achieve them and I certainly don’t want to take away from their successes, but I have trouble relating to these super-patients.
Avatar f tn They ran test for Multiple sclerosis and all test came back negative, so the Neurosurgeon Dr. Shawn Moore, decided I needed a brain biopsy by way of a Craniotomy. The biopsy showed I had a Grade 3 astrocytoma brain tumor and this was found by two pathologist here at Stormont-Vail.
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Avatar m tn Will this have an effect on my insurance policies / life expectancy? Also if I opted for plastic surgery over, continuous laser ablation would this resolve the spots or would they return? Any clarification or help you could provide me with would be much appreciated. Thank you.
Avatar f tn i,m no Docter , but it does sound neuroligical or a series of mini strokes,,,,,,take a couple aspirin,to thin your blood, it could save your life and GO to the DR.
220917 tn?1309788081 early heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, breast cancer, Crohn's disease, and melanomas, I have been in perfect health until the age of 41, when I began having migraine headaches, having never had them before in my life. (two of my brothers have them, and now my 15 year old son has them.) The first time I had a migraine episode, I didn't have a headache, but a very strange 'aura,' a feeling of doom, followed by myoclonic jerking and what I now know is called ataxic gait.
867787 tn?1318939830 The approach we take is patient-centered and is called M*STAR (Multiple Sclerosis Team Approach Rule). This has grown into M*S*P*N (Multiple Sclerosis Patient Network).