I was just checking out a recent episode from the When Life Gives You Parkinson’s podcast, and I have to say, the topic was very unsettling. A woman named Jeanette went through a gut-wrenching couple of years dealing with a misdiagnosis of MSA, which is adjacent to Parkinson’s but much more deadly (life expectancy from diagnosis usually less than 10 years after symptoms begin). I won’t spoil the ending for you. Click here to read the overview and listen to Jeanette’s story.
How long did it take you to get an accurate diagnosis? Do you think you have one now, or are you still skeptical? Was your PD diagnosis a relief after having been misdiagnosed with something else first?
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