I had my first and last MRI 2 years ago and was diagnosed RRMS (2005 onset) at the next appointment 6 weeks later; i have been on Copaxone for about 18 months.
my memory is getting progressively worse, though I have had no definite (neurologist accepted) confirmed relapses since I started on the DMT I did have two / three weeks of gradually diminishing electric shock pains up the inside of my leg when walking which my neuro didn’t think was a relapse(?).
Do any neurologists offer mri’s to monitor brain health / see how the drugs are working or just if you keep getting relapses? My neurologist doesn’t routinely MRI patients on first line DMTs.
I fear that my powers of memory and communication are getting in the way of relapses being noted, as indeed they did for the first 9 years. Im not good at explaining my symptoms or even remembering them when I have the chance to see a professional I get a bit tongue tied and forgetful. The value of an MRI for me is that it doesn’t depend on the power of communication (he who shouts loudest and longest) to show up disease activity.
Many thanks and take care all