Knowing How to Recognize Multiple Sclerosis

Migraines, Headaches, MS, Mulitple SclerosisThere are certain things doctors look for that help them to figure out whether or not their symptoms are MS or another condition altogether.

There is a varied list of symptoms to indicate multiple sclerosis. One or more of these will always be present, but the manifestation of these symptoms depends on how severe the condition is. Symptoms can range anywhere from mild to severe, can persist as a permanent condition, and can last from days to weeks or even months at a time.

Here is a list of symptoms to look for:


  • Tremors or weakness in arms or legs
  • Muscle spasms
  • Tingling in arms or legs
  • Constipation
  • Hearing loss
  • Numbness
  • Loss of balance
  • Urine leakage
  • Problems with coordination
  • Double vision or vision loss
  • Dizziness
  • Difficulty walking

*For a more detailed list of symptoms you can go HERE.

These are the symptoms that you or your loved one’s doctor will be looking for. These signs are not always noticeable. However, it may also be that a person just doesn’t want to admit that they are having any problems. It is imperative that the person going through testing is totally honest with the doctor. If it is a loved one, try to build their trust in you so they will feel free to confide in you as well.

When you feel like you can have open and honest communication with them, encourage them to tell you about what they are experiencing. They may not be comfortable talking to others, and this may be a difficult thing for you to have to talk about. However, it’s a conversation that could help them get through these difficult times.

A Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis

We hope that you, or someone you care about, will never receive a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. After reading the above list of symptoms, you may be thinking that you are experiencing one or more of them. But remember, this does not necessarily mean you have MS. Tests have to be run to eliminate many other less serious conditions that may cause similar symptoms.

Let’s also consider the fact that a dysfunction in the nervous system can show itself as many different conditions. The brain stem, spinal cord, and brain itself can be affected by misalignments in the upper neck. At this point, it would be a good idea to have you or your loved one’s neck examined by an upper cervical chiropractor, such as Dr. Pete Tsiglieris of Redwood City, California.

Such a consultation will help you to maintain your health and that of your loved one. Dr. Tsiglieris can evaluate the vertebrae in the upper neck for any misalignments that may be the cause of the symptoms mentioned above. A gentle and specific readjustment may be able to correct the issues you are having. Call and make an appointment for an assessment by Dr. Tsiglieris as soon as possible.

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Dr. Pete Tsiglieris of Advanced Spinal Care in Redwood City, California is an Upper Cervical Specialist trained by the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (NUCCA). His upper cervical clinic also serves San Mateo, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, San Carlos, and Sunnyvale. They are uniquely trained to correct problems in the upper cervical spine (upper neck). This vital area is intimately connected to the central nervous system and problems in this area have been shown to be an underlying cause of a variety of different health problems, including migraines and other headaches, carpal tunnel syndrome, neck pain, back pain and shoulder pain and weakness. More information can be found on our website at

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