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Board: Acne 07-25-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,889
Posted By hizzy
Re: Starting claravis (accutane)

i took 40 mg for the first month, and when i saw my dermatologist yesterday, he increased it to 60mg daily to adjust for my body weight. i weigh 147, and the recommended dosage is 0.5 mg - 1 mg per...
Board: Acne 07-24-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,822
Posted By hizzy
Re: adults on accutane/isotretinoin?

hi, fiche & rutgerjen! just checking to see how you're doing! i just saw my derm for my first month follow-up, and everything is going well. he came in the exam room, took one look at me, and...
Board: Acne 07-24-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,889
Posted By hizzy
Re: Starting claravis (accutane)

hi! i'm 31, and i just finished my first month on claravis (accutane). i'm taking it for the second time in my life. i took it at 15 for pretty severe acne, and had good, lasting results until a...
Board: Acne 07-05-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,822
Posted By hizzy
Re: adults on accutane/isotretinoin?

now have patches of very small red itchy bumps on my cheeks and forehead that resemble tiny pimples, so i don't know if this is part of my initial break-out still or if it is from the dryness. could...
Board: Acne 07-02-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,822
Posted By hizzy
Re: adults on accutane/isotretinoin?

fiche, today i am perhaps noticing that my "fuse" is shorter than usual. i am normally quite patient and good at recognizing when it's okay to voice my opinion and when i should just let things go...
Board: Acne 07-01-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,822
Posted By hizzy
Re: adults on accutane/isotretinoin?

hi! i can certainly assure you that if i were concerned about serious side effects from accutane, i would not be taking it for a second time in my life. i have several friends who took it in high...
Board: Acne 06-30-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,822
Posted By hizzy
Re: adults on accutane/isotretinoin?

glad you are starting to see some healing! i woke up to some serious redness today -- my whole face looks quite irritated, but actually doesn't feel that bad; still just expected dryness. i have...
Board: Acne 06-29-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,822
Posted By hizzy
Re: adults on accutane/isotretinoin?

hi, thanks for posting your reply! after a week on accutane, i am having much more initial breakout on my face and neck, but it seems like as soon as the pimples pop up, they start drying out. in...
Board: Acne 06-29-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,167
Posted By hizzy
Re: Accutane

hi! i am currently talking accutane for the second time in my life. i took it at 15 for acne and had absolutely no dangerous side effects...only the expected side effects of dry skin and eyes,...
Board: Acne 06-25-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,822
Posted By hizzy
Re: adults on accutane/isotretinoin?

just posting an update for anyone following along with my accutane experience...i am on day 4 and definitely starting to get some dryness and itchiness, which is exciting because it means the...
Board: Acne 06-23-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,822
Posted By hizzy
adults on accutane/isotretinoin?

hi, everyone. i'm a 31 y/o female, and i just started claravis (isotretinoin, generic accutane) yesterday. i actually took a round of accutane (before it was generic) when i was 15 with very good...
Board: Birth Control 06-06-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,510
Posted By hizzy
switched from ortho tri-cyclen to ortho tri-cyclen LO...breasts are KILLING me!

hi, everyone. this month, i switched from regular ortho try-cyclen to ortho tri-cyclen lo. i had always taken the name brand of regular ortho tri-cyclen because the generics gave me horrific...
Board: Digestive Disorders 05-17-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,021
Posted By hizzy
Re: burning tummy after drinking apple cider vinegar

thank you so much! i have used the baking soda in water remedy before with good results. this is the last time i listen to advice from my boyfriend though! he eats jabanero peppers without...
Board: Digestive Disorders 05-17-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,021
Posted By hizzy
burning tummy after drinking apple cider vinegar

hi, everyone. a couple days ago, after eating a spicy meal, i had some minor heartburn. i do not typically eat anything spicy, and i rarely have heartburn. i wanted some tums, but didn't feel like...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 05-15-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,125
Posted By hizzy
slo-mag... does it REALLY prevent GI upset?

my doctor recommended magnesium supplementation with my vitamin D supplement (i have vit D deficiency). several formulations of mag have given me diarrhea, so after researching the different forms,...
Board: Nutritional Disorders 05-13-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,235
Posted By hizzy
Re: vitamin d3 NOT from lanolin - what brands worked for you??

thanks, jen. solgar brand is available at the HFS around the corner from my house, so i will check that out and also biotics research.

this is off-topic from my original post, but i noticed that...
Board: Nutritional Disorders 05-12-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,235
Posted By hizzy
vitamin d3 NOT from lanolin - what brands worked for you??

hi, everyone. i have been taking cheap nature made brand of vitamin D3 to correct a vitD deficiency, but have been reading recently that some people have had flu-like symptoms and more joint and...
Board: Nutritional Disorders 05-12-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,761
Posted By hizzy
Re: low vitamin d but calcium normal

hi. my vitamin D level was low with slightly high levels of serum calcium (10.2 to 10.3 - my parathyroid is normal). my doctor has me taking vit D3, calcium, and magnesium, and she is monitoring...
Board: Nutritional Disorders 05-06-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,737
Posted By hizzy
Re: Vit D deficient

hi, craig. i'm a 31-year-old female, and i also found out i am vitD deficient after feeling completely wiped out mentally and physically for 4 months...i had numerous negative tests for many, many...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 02-26-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,460
Posted By hizzy
Unhappy Re: Vitamin D Side Effects ?

Uh oh...don't think there is a D3 that is fish free. D2 is synthetic, but also not easily absorbed and easier to poison yourself with. Maybe you need to get your vit D the old fashioned way --...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 02-25-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 950
Posted By hizzy
Re: Choosing a regimin that best fits me

i agree with jen. stress, inactivity, and a poor diet can impact or cause much of what you're experiencing -- fatigue, restlessness, lack of sex drive, memory issues. if you're not very active, you...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 02-25-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,947
Posted By hizzy
Re: Potassium issues

cooked tomatoes are an excellent source of potassium -- so spaghetti sauces, chili, tomato soup. just make sure you're watching your sodium if you are buying these processed from a can. much better...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 02-25-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,460
Posted By hizzy
Re: Vitamin D Side Effects ?

snowbell, are you taking a calcium supplement with your vitamin D? vitamin D and calcium need one another to "work" in your body...i have read that if you take vitamin D withOUT calcium and if you...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 02-25-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 46,855
Posted By hizzy
Re: vitamin D deficiency. does that explain my symptoms?

misty, so glad to hear you're doing so much better! and thanks for the perspective on how slowly your level has crept up...reminds me that i need to be patient! have you been able to try getting a...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 02-25-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 46,855
Posted By hizzy
Re: vitamin D deficiency. does that explain my symptoms?

mcs, i am thinking now that the twitching may have been a calcium issue...since jen recommended calcium citrate, i have been taking that rather than carbonate, and my twitching is pretty much...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 02-25-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 46,855
Posted By hizzy
Re: vitamin D deficiency. does that explain my symptoms?

snowbell, bless your heart, going through this for 2 years! i noticed that taking vitamin D3 made me feel a bit hypoglycemic at first, but after a few weeks of taking it, i don't notice it so much...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 02-20-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 46,855
Posted By hizzy
Re: vitamin D deficiency. does that explain my symptoms?

thanks, misty! i just switched to calcium citrate at jen's suggestion. what form of magnesium do you take? i've read that magnesium oxide is likely to cause gastrointestinal issues, and is really...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 02-19-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 46,855
Posted By hizzy
Re: vitamin D deficiency. does that explain my symptoms?

your symptoms sound so much like mine. i haven't had dental issues or cracks in the corners of my mouth, but everything else is spot-on. i am glad you mentioned restless legs, because i forgot...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 02-19-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 46,855
Posted By hizzy
Re: vitamin D deficiency. does that explain my symptoms?

hi, mcs. yes, low D + low iron sounds like a very uncomfortable combo! do you mind sharing your symptoms? hope you feel better soon!
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 02-17-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 46,855
Posted By hizzy
Re: vitamin D deficiency. does that explain my symptoms?

hi, sany. feeling any better at the end of this week?

i think my peanut butter/D3 combo on an empty stomach first thing in the morning is starting to pay off. i definitely feel better today...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 02-13-2012, 03:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 46,855
Posted By hizzy
Re: vitamin D deficiency. does that explain my symptoms?

hi, jen. thanks for all that helpful info! i will definitely try K2 and ezorb! and i am trying to accept this as a lesson in patience...i appreciate you reassuring me that this will just take a...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 02-13-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 46,855
Posted By hizzy
Re: vitamin D deficiency. does that explain my symptoms?

hi, sany! thanks for your interest and support, although i'm sorry to hear you're feeling as cruddy as me!

the past couple of days, i have been taking my D3 first thing in the morning after...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 02-09-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 46,855
Posted By hizzy
vitamin D deficiency. does that explain my symptoms?

hi, i joined this website because i was hoping to find other people going through the vitamin D nightmare like me!

i am a 30-year-old female who has always been in excellent health. i'm talking...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 02-03-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,057
Posted By hizzy
Re: Vitamin D success??

hi, i just joined this website because i was hoping to find other people going through the vitamin D nightmare like me!

i found out my vitamin D level was 18 about a month ago, and i live in FL...
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