Multiple Sclerosis (MS) not only disrupts the patient in several psycho-emotional aspects, but also affects his/her family environment, both at a functional level and in the area of interpersonal relationships between the patient and his/her family members.
Autoimmune diseases can be tricky to diagnose. A few are very frequent to the population and have a set of distinct initial symptoms, others may persist for years before they get diagnosed. As a population, we must understand that symptoms are the way our body is telling us something is wrong. That being said, one symptom can be part of a variety of different disorders. At this moment, the doctor is the investigator and the person responsible to put the pieces together.