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It is my understanding that if a person has thyroid disease they are a good candidate for MS. I believe I have a lot of the symptoms such as: muscle spasm of leg, muscle weakness of leg, difficulty urinating, dizziness, problems with balance, depression, forgetful, unable to concentrate, feeling stupid.

Question Date: 8/28/2012


People with MS often have thyroid disease but having thyroid problems alone doesn't mean that someone has MS -- but having neurological symptoms does mean that you should talk to your PCP about seeing a neurologist -- they can help figure out the cause of your symptoms.

Answer Date: 8/28/2012


Daniel Kantor, MD


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