Pain is back

  • By aprilsmith63 · Posted April 17, 2014
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  • These past few weeks have been rough mentally and physically. I am healing well from discectomy and my youngest daughter is taking steps to renew her life. I pray for the courts to be gentle on her. I ...


  • By MZBIGGREDD · Posted April 16, 2014
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  • April is MAKE A DIFFERENCE Sarcoidosis Awareness Month ... Sarcoidosis (pronounced SAR-COY-DOE-SIS) Many people have never heard of the disease, let alone the treatments and causes. Sarcoidosis is an ...


  • By FernM · Posted April 15, 2014
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  • Hi; What is the best and safest way to balance your hormones. I dropped the Dr I was going to not long after he diagnosed that my estrogen was low and the testosterone was high. My old Dr when I mentioned ...

"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

  • By John2 · Posted April 15, 2014
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  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...


  • By kbus74 · Posted April 14, 2014
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  • I've been gone a while and missed the FDA meeting about fibro. Does anyone know what happened at the meeting. Kathy ...

April 14, 2014 Nausia, and fatigue

  • By Leigha-the-painful · Posted April 14, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • Lately I've had this thing that happens. Thought I was going nuts. Then today I read on everyday health, these have been added to the fibro symptoms. Of course I'm always fatigued. I wake up and it takes ...

Supplements to help with hair & nail problems

  • By FernM · Posted April 14, 2014
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  • HI; My hair is getting very thin & breaks easy and also have problem with my nails. Has anyone found a supplement that has helped with this problem? I have tried a few with no results. Thanks ...

Can’t fill opiate Rx? File ADA complaint

  • By Zyp · Posted April 14, 2014
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  • This sounds like such a good idea that I'm posting it again here for my other groups: A suggestion from Steve Ariens, a pharmacist, pharmacy advocate, blogger, and National Public Relations Director for ...


  • By MZBIGGREDD · Posted April 13, 2014
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  • The responsibility for saving us and leading us to our best lives, is our responsibility and our responsibility alone. The person with the most power over our lives will always be the person looking back ...

Back after a long time April 13, 2014

  • By Leigha-the-painful · Posted April 13, 2014
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  • My husband and I were separated for about 9 months. After a lot of prayer and soul searching we finally ended up back together again last July '13. During the time we were apart, my weight dropped to ...

Back on Steriods

  • By Neicy · Posted April 13, 2014
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  • Back on Prednisone I hope it helps, bad flare even hurt to touch my eyelids. I haven't slept in days, now on the steroids " Sleep Don't Come Easy ...

I want to be pain free

  • By MizFord · Posted April 12, 2014
  • 21 replies
  • I am in so much pain today. I pray for relief to this racking pain. I tired of going through this. Some days I do have relief, but for the past three days the pain has been never ending. I'm sick and ...

New and Worrisome Symptom

  • By queenbee1973 · Posted April 11, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • Most of my issues have been my lower back, hips, and knees. Besides the flushing when I get the least little bit stressed about anything, I was feeling a little better. The weather is getting better ...

Please take time out to look at this

  • By Neicy · Posted April 9, 2014
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  • This is the best explanation of pulmonary hypertension I have ever heard by any one. I wish she were my pulmonary. Everyone please take time to check this out. I found it on YouTube. Every doctor should ...

Big girls do cry, all the time.

  • By Neicy · Posted April 9, 2014
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  • If anyone tells you big girls don't cry, tell them I said that's a lie. Lately I cry over anything, I don't like talking to people because I don't know when I will burst into tears. Lately I seem so clumsy ...


  • By MZBIGGREDD · Posted April 8, 2014
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  • (Yes this message is long bit so essential to all those out there fighting to save their own lives. May these words give you the strength and the courage you are looking for to Stand Up, Suit Up and FIGHT ...

venting/ house cleaing etc.. no energy

  • By ladybug75901 · Posted April 7, 2014
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  • I use to be a neat freak. Was so neat and clean in my home. And then as I get sicker and more tired all the time, I find it so hard to do much of anything. I work 32 hours on the weekend and come home ...

My journey into forever pain!

  • By babyboomer61 · Posted April 7, 2014
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  • Hi, My my name is Linda Brozik. And this is a story that started about thirty yrs. ago. I am going to go with the short version. 1in 1994I had a slip and fall accident and broke my left wrist. I had it ...

London trip

  • By sewquilty · Posted April 6, 2014
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  • I have just returned home from a wonderful trip to London. I traveled with my husband and 13 year old daughter. My husband had work to do most days - and my daughter and I were free to do as we pleased ...

Tag your it.

  • By Neicy · Posted April 6, 2014
  • 24 replies
  • Has anyone ever played hot potato? Well I feel like that potato, and my doctors are the players. Each of them keep passing me around saying " Not my problem, she's yours". Do any of you ever get that ...

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