8 Silent Signs of Multiple Sclerosis It’s Easy to Overlook

Slide 1 of 11: Everyone has days where they show up to work wearing one black sock and one blue sock. But if you frequently have a hard time telling colors apart, especially when it used to be easy for you, that is a red flag. Becoming partially blind, color blind, or blind in one eye is one of the primary symptoms of multiple sclerosis, says Clifford Segil, DO, a neurologist at Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, California. 'It's called optic neuritis and it happens because of a loss of insulation around the optic nerves in the brain,' he explains. Here are other <a href='http://www.rd.com/health/conditions/shocking-diseases-eye-doctors-find-first/1'>surprising diseases your eye doctor could detect early</a>.

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