Firstly would like to apologise for posting again, but short of ringing my MS nurse every time i have a question (which i don’t think is a good use of her time) i don’t know who else to ask!
First of all im in the midst of a relapse - not a major one compared to others i have had. My vision is blurry (have been refered to opthamologist) and vertigo has reared it’s ugly head again. Coping with it fairly well and feeling a lot better than i did 2 weeks ago. However over the last few days i have some new issues, im not sure if they are linked to the relapse, or MS in general?
If i stop moving for more than 5 minutes i start shivering with cold even if the heating is on? Also the baby and ring fingers on my hands feel cold all the time no matter how hot i am? My eyelid is constantly twitching which is really annoying - want to rip it off. My pain seems to have intensified drastically, used to be bad at night in bed but now feeling it all day every day (which is pleasant!) I am already taking the max dose of pregabalin. So if anyone has any insight into these delightful ailments please let me know! I’m guessing they are probably relapse related but not sure about the pain as i understand that pain is not usually included in relapse criteria?
Also while im moaning! I wanted to start doing yoga/pilates to help keep joints supple and hopefully improve flexibility and fitness levels. I have now inquired with 3 instructors about classes, mentioning that i have MS so would need to start slowly due to balance issues and they have all said i cant attend group classes as i would slow them down, could have 1 to 1 classes at twice the price. Should i just keep my mouth shut about the MS and turn up and do the best i can? Would do swimming but can’t bear the feel of water on my skin due to numbness/burning. Anyone got any reccommendations for a good alternative to yoga?
Sorry again for rambling on, if only there was a magic pill to cure that (sure my hubby would buy them all!)