I've just been told (following MRI and Lumbar Puncture) that I have MS. I've had problems for years that make sense now but the most recent thing happened overnight (facial nerve issue leading to double vision).
My question is (and I know it's different for everyone):
How quickly can severe problems occur? (is it usual for nerves to be seriously affected in hours/days?)
I am worried that if motor/cognitive functions can be lost quickly I'll need to put plans in place to deal with long-term, short-notice absense from work (I have employees that would be out of work if I don't have "hit by a bus" plans in place). I know I should already have plans in place, but MS concentrates the mind...
Thanks for any help.