Follow Jody in her journey through her quest to get answers and then come to terms with her diagnosis. Her Emotions as she tries to understand what it is that is wrong with her, what it is that her body is doing to her or telling her.
This story highlights just how an illness can be misdiagnosed, and how easy it is to take what the experts are telling you as the right answer.
After struggling myself for many years trying to get my own illness diagnosed. I could relate to some of what was being told in this stroy. Trying to get dr's to listen to you and take what you are saying seriously.
Journalist, MS patient, gluten-alergy sufferer, healthcare advocate. For Judy Berger, it's all in a year's work.
At 43, award-winning journalist Jody Berger saw a doctor about a minor tingling in her hands and feet. One MRI later, she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and told to pick a drug and resign herself to a slow death. Jody started asking questions, and a year and countless tests later she discovered that "M.S." was nothing more than a gluten allergy. Now healthier than ever, Jody shares her story and offers practical tips on navigating the healthcare world. For anyone who has ever been worried about wellness, Jody shows that while we can't always heal, we can always take control of our own health and our lives.