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Board: Hearing Disorders 04-17-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 118
Posted By Janster
CROS vs BAHA hearing devices

I'm in the process of needing to decide which route to go with.....
The BAHA or the CROS system. I tested the BAHA at John Hopkins and it was pretty impressive. But - much to my disappointment,...
Board: Inner Ear Disorders 03-03-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By Janster
BAHA Implants? Struggling with results & what to do....

I searched the forum but most of the threads for BAHA are 3 years old.

Long story short....I had a stapedectomy 10 years ago which resulted in wearing a hearing aide for the past 9 years. Last...
Board: Hearing Disorders 03-02-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By Janster
Re: stepadectomy or Baha bone anchored implant?

Hi Terri,

OMG the timing of this is ....just crazy.

Have you thought about getting a regular hearing aide?? Will that help?? Reason I say that is..... I had a stapedectomy 10 years ago...
Board: Inner Ear Disorders 09-02-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,352
Posted By Janster
Inner Ear steroid injections - who's had them?

So, my left ear is the ******* child. 9 years ago, I had a stapedectomy and have had to wear a hearing aid ever since.

2 weeks ago - I woke up being deaf in my left ear and a slight imbalance and...
Board: Hearing Disorders 08-30-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,722
Posted By Janster
Re: Hearing Issues?

You need to take your hearing more serious or you'll be regretting it later in life.

See a doctor. Or at least, go to your local Ortolaryngologist and get a hearing test performed. If you've...
Board: Hearing Disorders 08-30-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,373
Posted By Janster
Re: Please offer your opinion

I would seek a 2nd opinion.

Although, head trauma is a serious deal and can do damage to so many different things.
Were you diagnosed with a concussion?
Board: Hearing Disorders 08-28-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,118
Posted By Janster
Stapedectomy - after 9 years....

Hey Everyone....

9 Years ago, I had a Stapedectomy in my left ear. I can thank my Mom - for this was hereditary. Unfortunately...the surgery didn't turn out as I would've thought. My hearing...
Board: Back Problems 10-19-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 53,896
Posted By Janster
Re: Low LOW back coccyx pain during and after sitting and standing...

I'm dealing with the same issue.... and I've had this pain for about 7 months now. Back in May when it started, I thought it was just a pulled muscle or tendon. I had some other issues that...
Board: Brain & Nervous System Disorders 06-11-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,139
Posted By Janster
Re: Chiari Malformation - Newly diagnosed & learning....

No surgery..... I don't have any symptoms (that are noticable). I do have fluid in my spine from it - and they've told me to get an MRI again in a year to monitor it.

That's horrible to have such...
Board: Brain & Nervous System Disorders 06-01-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,139
Posted By Janster
Chiari Malformation - Newly diagnosed & learning...

Greetings!!

Diagnosed 'by chance' of circumstances.

I was getting MRI's done for tingling in my finger/thumb - and when the results came in, they discovered a couple different issues. A...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 01-20-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,223
Posted By Janster
Butterfly/Peck machine & Chest pains

Greetings - been a while since I've been here - so I guess that's a good thing.

I've been going to the gym for years, usually 3x a week but when I'm really busy....2,1, or not at all. I'm trying...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 04-06-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 814
Posted By Janster
Ear surgery 5 years ago - now hearing aides? Advice...?

A little history..... 5 years ago, I had a stapedectomy on my left ear. My hearing was really weak in that ear and there's family history - my mom had the same procedure at about my same age.
...
Board: Menopause 11-15-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,554
Posted By Janster
Am I there yet? Newb to Menopause

Greetings Everyone!
It's been a long time since I've posted here. Just yakkin and wanted to get some female insight.

I've been on the pill since I was 24 years old and ready to turn 42 next...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 05-17-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,979
Posted By Janster
Re: Stapedectomy Help

Bumpin an old thread...

How are things going?

I had the surgery about 3 years ago and my ear is still clogged. It pops open once in a while and I can hear great when its open.

I had an MRI...
Board: Hernia 01-31-2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,637
Posted By Janster
Re: Did traction help your herniated cervical disc?

My husband has a slight compression in c5,c6 and went for his first traction session last Monday. And aside from the fact he's fighting with pretty serious cold/flu - he's never had sooo much neck...
Board: Spinal Cord Disorders 01-31-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,715
Posted By Janster
Re: C6 compression & traction + major migraines

He's still suffering from A LOT of neck pain - and I would assume its from the traction. It's sore to the touch and he can't move his head much without it hurting (so it appears). He's walking...
Board: Spinal Cord Disorders 01-30-2009, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,715
Posted By Janster
Re: C6 compression & traction + major migraines

Thanks Sunny!

I kept telling him to call the doctor but he wouldn't....so I did (left a message anyway). I went to work and the doctor called and talked to him. He prescribed him a muscle...
Board: Spinal Cord Disorders 01-30-2009, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,715
Posted By Janster
C6 compression & traction + major migraines

Greetings,
I'm at a loss, my husband is such a mess right now. Perhaps its nothing and needs time...I dunno.

He's been having numbness/tingling in his fingers/elbow for a while. He's had an xray...
Board: Allergies 05-28-2008, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,535
Posted By Janster
Re: Allergies all year round

I had 5 years of allergy shots when I was a kid....young kid.

And from what I remember from back then - my nose was a constant mucus factory and I couldn't go anywhere without carrying a box of...
Board: Allergies 05-28-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,769
Posted By Janster
Re: Allegra D & missing a dose.....side effects

:D I never seem to have any problems falling asleep. I'm a wound-up person anyway ... My problems are more related to post nasal drip and constant drainage in the back of my throat. Very rarely...
Board: Allergies 05-28-2008, 05:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,769
Posted By Janster
Allegra D & missing a dose.....side effects

I have a long history of allergies, mild asthma, and **** knows what else...
For many many years, I've been taking Allegra D at night time to help control my snoring. It also helps me breathe...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 03-13-2008, 11:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,287
Posted By Janster
Re: PPI Odd Side Effects

I was on here back about 4 months or so...(or less) - and now I'm back (kinda)

Without getting into details - I'm really totally unsure WHAT I have.

Of the many things I was taking....and the...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 03-06-2008, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,466
Posted By Janster
How long after Protonix?

Greetings!
A while back I was having issues (long story)...been to various doc's, taken various pills, etc. Those issues have sudsided (for the most part). But I'm still left with an 'unknown'...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-26-2007, 10:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 16,003
Posted By Janster
Re: constant feeling of trapped phlegm in the throat.

yeah..similar feeling. I have all sorts of weird sensations and they don't always occur at the same time.

Sometimes - it feels like *a flap* inside my upper throat. If I lay down, its hard to...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-24-2007, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,052
Posted By Janster
Re: does acid reflux make you have a hard time swallowing and hoarse?

Yes & Yes
I'm new to all this but have learned that acid reflux causes all sorts of different symptoms. It's different for each person.

You should aleast visit a doctor and get checked.
...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-23-2007, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,160
Posted By Janster
Re: GERD and Sleep Apnea

Bumpin an old thread....

I've had mild sleep apnea for years. My husband has told me that I stop breathing at night and snore. For years - I've been taking Allegra D to help clear my sinuses...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-23-2007, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,470
Posted By Janster
Re: LPR Reflux

Thanks Charla...

It's all sooo confusing. I will have a followup appointment sometime soon with my Ortolaryngologist for my ear surgery (2 years ago). I think I'll explain to him fully what's...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-21-2007, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,679
Posted By Janster
Re: Does this sound like Gerd or similar?

My same feelings....and perhaps there is something else wrong that I just don't know about yet. You just don't know. You visit the doctors, you tell them what's wrong, they give you tests & meds and...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-21-2007, 07:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,651
Posted By Janster
Re: PPI Stomach Pains

Same here.....

Personally - if I adopted eating like a bird (smaller meals more often)....I probably wouldn't have so many probelms with my stomach. Totally different than what I'm used to...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-20-2007, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By Janster
Re: For Those Who Work Outside The Home

I'm new to all this acid reflux stuff...

I'm a machine operator in a bindery (factory). I work shift rotations....and weekends too. My job is physically demanding - I'm walking and/or...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-20-2007, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,647
Posted By Janster
Re: It's no longer such a big deal for me

You forgot another group....

Those that are confused to WHAT is going on!!?? (laugh)

I'm trying to figure this out myself. I don't have the classic symptoms that I read most folks have -...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-20-2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,651
Posted By Janster
Re: PPI Stomach Pains

I've been on Protonix (twice daily) for about 1.5 months now.

I think this stuff makes me feel worse than I've ever felt before all my *issues* arose 6 months ago.

My stomach feels tight and...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-20-2007, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,658
Posted By Janster
Mild dehydration & Acid Reflux symptoms?

Just curious..... and my constant efforts to research and find out what/why I have the symptoms that I do - I have one question:

Has anyone ever been told they are partially dehydrated that caused...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-20-2007, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,853
Posted By Janster
Re: Plugged ears

Are you sure you don't have a cold or are sick? Sinus infection?

Do you experience any titiness or whooshing in your ears?

Do you have a history of allergies?

Are you experiencing sinus...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-20-2007, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,679
Posted By Janster
Re: Does this sound like Gerd or similar?

Busy time of year....

Exactly what Charla said..... and I'm learning it's different for a lot of folks.

I've been back-n-forth on the doctor visit train for 6 months. Mine started as chest...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-17-2007, 11:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,907
Posted By Janster
Re: Just saw the doctor....I do NOT feel better!

Don't be scared and try to relax...I've been going through some medical mysteries myself in the past 6 months. Only within the last month - have they diagnosed me with GERD. Been on GERD meds for a...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-17-2007, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By Janster
Re: Well it appears the ppis are clearing everything up

Good to hear! Just be careful ....

My symptoms came on like an explosion for no apparent reason. I've been on meds for a month and have seen some improvements yet my stomach feels worse. I'm...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-15-2007, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,891
Posted By Janster
Re: Weight gain with PPI'S

Hmm....

Are you guys eating more ? Or just the overall symptoms of those pills in general?

I've been on Protonix for a month (twice daily). These things give my stomach a real uncomfortable...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-15-2007, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 738
Posted By Janster
Re: acid reflux

I honestly don't know the answer to your question....

Have you tried anything to help?

Prune juice? (or other food laxative)

If that doesn't help....have you tried over the counter...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-15-2007, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,271
Posted By Janster
Re: Is this weird?

I wouldn't consider yourself *out of the woods* yet (or so quickly).

I'm new to all this and although I'm on meds (that make my stomach feel worse than before) - a lot of my other symptoms I've...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-15-2007, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,051
Posted By Janster
Re: Confused about symptoms Reflux or Stress???

Do you have any allergies to anything?
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-13-2007, 10:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 33,898
Posted By Janster
Re: LPR Gerd Nightmare!!! Does anyone else have it this bad???

Thanks!
I'm doing well....and the medications I'm taking are showing some improvements. My sinuses are drier, I'm not clearing my throat like I used to, post nasal drip is about gone, & my teeth...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-13-2007, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By Janster
Re: Testing my acid

Aloe Vera? The only picture that comes to my mind is hand creme....

Tell me more...cuz I have NO idea what it is or what you do with it.

Curious to know about anything that can offer relief. ...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-13-2007, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,056
Posted By Janster
Re: Burning Pain Under Sternum And Palps After Eating

You really and truely need to see a doctor.

I don't think anyone can comment on whether or not this is related to any one thing..... Not to mention - your medical history and current medical...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-13-2007, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,974
Posted By Janster
Re: Anyone else had these symptoms?

I know all too well .. you gotta be patient yet you gotta push them for results. Imagine yourself being a doctor - I'm sure it's very difficult to diagnose GERD with all the many different...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-13-2007, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,173
Posted By Janster
Re: What kinds of foods can you eat when food stays stuck in your throat/

Why do you think you have food stuck in your throat?

Do you have a lump feeling in your throat?
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-13-2007, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,815
Posted By Janster
Re: Scared....tell me it's gonna be OK

It's 40mg tablet and I've been taking it for 1 month so far. I'm supposed to take it twice daily for 2 months, then once daily for 2 months, then stop completely.

Yeah, I actually figured...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-13-2007, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,071
Posted By Janster
Re: How do you cope? Dietary changes.....

Thanks!
This is all new to me and it came on without warning 6 months ago as a chest tightness (so to speak). Totally new diagnosis and newly taking meds for it. Taking the meds has made me feel...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-12-2007, 11:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,071
Posted By Janster
How do you cope? Dietary changes.....

Just curious to know how everyone copes with the dietary changes to help relieve GERD. Obviously, your own dietary changes will depend on the severity of your symptoms - atleast, I would assume.
...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 12-12-2007, 11:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,156
Posted By Janster
Re: Is this trouble getting a deep breath LPR???? And what do I do to stop it???

Suziet,

Did anyone give you any inhalers? Did they help you breathe easier?

I've had similar problems and gone through similar tests..and the inhalers didn't do anything to *open up* my lungs....
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