N.J. Woman’s MS Diagnosis Inspires Personal Fitness, Social Outreach Work


When Amy Penszynski began having a vision problem in 2008, it turned out to be something called optic neuritis in her right eye. It’s a swelling of the optic nerve, which is sometimes linked to multiple sclerosis. Her ophthalmologist had Penszynski follow up with an MRI.

“The MRI showed lesions on the brain, which are shown in MS,” Penszynski says. “Some more cognitive tests and a spinal tap confirmed a mild case of MS.”

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