It is the thing which most of us dread. Is it genetic or environmental? Researchers can't agree.
" I don't want to worry you … but I think there's something wrong with me. Something serious. "
When we make our marriage vows, “in sickness and in health”, we don't expect it to be sooner rather than later - sooner being aged 57.
We made an appointment with our doctor and everything moved quickly from there.
What had alerted my husband?
When he combed his hair, his hand wouldn't move to the left-hand side of his head. When he brushed his teeth, his hand stopped mid-way and wouldn't move over to clean his left side teeth.
His handwriting had become very small and illegible.
I was immediately proactive. When he made his announcement, I went into the kitchen and got him some Evening Primrose Oil, and Vitamins. I assumed he had MS or a brain tumour.