Baseline Reference:'83: Severe bout of nystagmus,visual problems[depth perception], severe upper back muscle tension, stiff neck, extreme fatigue, pounding heartrate, dizziness, raw/red throat,nausea. TX: 2 wks PenVK(Neg strep/Neg EB)'83-'92: Occasional sore throats, chronic sinusitis, nasal allergies. Mild/moderate fatigue/dizziness. Was labeled "Agoraphobic", but felt ill and dizzy even in the "relative" safety of my own home.TX: EES, Amoxicillin, Augmentin, Keflex, numerous times/yr for sinus infections. Unsuccessful attempts at therapy groups to deal with "anxiety". '93: Sudden episode of neck pain/stiffness, combined with mid-back tightness with resulting numbness/tingling in left hip/foot. This occurred with a lumbar disk problem, and lasted for months, making ambulation painful.Tired and weak/tingling legs.Lasted about 2-3 mos.TX: Flexeril, Ibuprofen, Physical therapy.'94-'98: Above symptoms abated, but continued to treat several times/yr for sinus infections. Developed insomnia.CT scans and x-rays of sinuses revealed nothing remarkable, no anatomical blockages, no polyps.TX: Augmentin, OTC antihistamines. Trazadone for sleep. Zoloft for chronic dysthymia.'99: Developed sudden painful, visible swelling of one knee, then the other, separately. Very difficult to walk, legs/feet felt swollen/ knee joint was hot. No previous hx of knee problems. Noted that the inflam. abated with each round of ax prescribed for sinus infections, but would return occasionally.TX: Augmentin, CeftinAutumn '01: Suspicious round rash[lyme], but neg for Lyme Disease. Visited Orthopedic Surgeon to check flare-up of lumbar disk issue.MRI showed some demyelination on thoracic, and cervical spine. One spot on brain. Disk issue shelved until neuro. gave me ms dx two wks later. Subclinical low B-12, thyroid hormones, andiron-def. anemia were ignored.Clonus, spasticity, unsteady gait.TX: Copaxone, antidepressants.**************Current Issues: [as of 10-17-05]Clonus, spasticity, left>right. Mild dizziness.Unsteady gait. Mild visual problems-fuzziness around edges. Grip strength weak left>right.Left hip flexor/leg issues. Left foot tends to get caught on carpet, or drags when I get too tired. Muscle pain, stiffness, tightness. Heat makes me feel weak. Cold makes me stiffen up.Low body temp~~ usually around 97.2-97.4. I will update.