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May 31, 2018 · Mystery Solved – Diagnosis Moves Patient from Frustration to Peace of Mind and a Plan

I am so glad I found this article. I just saw my doctor yesterday and cried like all my other appointments I’ve been told that my symptoms are in my head as well. Three therapists have told me that my doctors need to do their job. I have eye problems rapid heart rates and muscle weakness and now hearing problems. I was so ready to hear my diagnosis when my doctor told my my ANA was positive but no other indication means no diagnosis. Two years ago I was a thriving 24 year old hair stylist and now there are days when my leg just won’t work I can use a cane but it’s like running an uphill marathon in the mud. My doctor told me to ask my new neurologist to be sent to the Mayo Clinic but I know that is months away. I’m at a breaking point where I don’t know how much longer I can do this. I was given a dose pack of steriods for severe pain in my hip with weakness in the other leg I couldn’t walk at all, I was weakness free for the month that followed it was a gift! I could workout again! And now I have no treatment and keep declining. I pray that there is a good reason people have to endure this suffering. I don’t think it’s to teach us a lesson I think that it’s to see what blessings we do have and to take the time to enjoy the fleeting moments we have with our family and friends.

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