When we have medical concerns, we tend to turn to medical professionals to guide us and help us. Ideally, patients in Louisiana and other states seek out medical help so they can be properly diagnosed and treated. While this is likely to occur in common and less complex medical situations, there are often challenges that could prevent medical professionals from properly diagnosing more serious medical conditions.
Neurological disorders and diseases are often very serious and life threatening; however, there are a multitude of challenges present when doctors attempt to accurately diagnose these illnesses. According to the Mayo Clinic, neurologists have misdiagnosed common conditions such as migraines or fibromyalgia as multiple sclerosis or MS. In fact, the misdiagnosis of MS is considered to be fairly common.