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Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 11-16-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 725
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: do I have advanced liver disease?

Boy you have been in for lots of testing. I have as well...blood work, liver biopsy, colonoscopy, endoscopy, ultra sound.....well after 20 days of not hearing back from my GI doctor, I called him. He...
Board: Anxiety 10-17-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,947
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: Started Zoloft

I have been on 50 mg of zoloft and 0.5 mg 2 times a day of klonopin for the past month...What a world of difference. Only side effect so far is fatigue. But I will take that over panic attacks, fear...
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 10-13-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,673
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: fatty liver

I was recently diagnosed with fatty liver too. But I still drink...not as much. I don't have any pain. I was diagnosed with IBS. Always in the bathroom. Your not alone! BTW my GI doctor told me fatty...
Board: Dysphagia 10-01-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,656
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: lump sensation

Oh my goodness....it's almost as if I wrote your post. I have many of your symptoms and issues. Post nasal drip, ibs, acid reflux, depression, anxiety, nausea, vomiting, chronic fatigue. I had that...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 09-24-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: What to take for bad nausea?

Good question....I have nausea daily. Sometimes even allow myself to vomit for relief. It's no fun.
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 08-11-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,329
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: Elevated Liver Enzymes?

What are your numbers?
Board: Anxiety 07-25-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 842
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: How to deal with almost constant nausea

I have the same problem. It's been going on for about 2 years. But I have bouts of nausea throughout the day, which makes me more anxious and then I get even more nauseous. It has taken away my...
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 06-26-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,128
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: Liver Enzymes EXTREMELY High!

Thank you Ladybud...Yes, my GI doctor has diagnosed me with hemochromotosis. I have an appointment on July 8th to start a phlebotomy schedule.
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 06-25-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,128
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: Liver Enzymes EXTREMELY High!

Are you feeling well? If your doctor doesn't want to do additional testing, I wouldn't worry. I have had all the blood tests, ultra sounds, liver biopsies done and so tired of it. I know there is...
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 06-25-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: Fatigue question

I have been dealing with doctors for the past 2 months now...this test and that test... I also have fatty liver and high iron levels. I see my GI doctor to review my liver biopsy on July 8th. The...
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 06-11-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,275
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: Liver Biopsy in 2 days and scared~

The biopsy was easy...just a little sore after. It's been 15 days since the procedure and have not heard anything. A few friends that have had various biopsies said that if they found anything I...
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 05-26-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: Had my liver biopsy today

I am so glad to hear it was a pleasant experience for you. I have one tomorrow morning and I an very very nervous. I just want it to be done so I can relax....oh but then I will still be a nervous...
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 05-26-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,275
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Liver Biopsy in 2 days and scared~

Howdy all...In the last month I have had blood tests, a colonoscopy, endoscopy, ultrasound and now I am having a liver biopsy in 2 days. Trying to figure out what's wrong with me due to my...
Board: Menopause 05-20-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
just not myself lately

golly...is this normal? Tired, cranky, irritable, can't think clearly, can't sleep, hot and cold, irregular periods, loss of appetite, anxiety, depression...I woke up one day and all the sudden I...
Board: Parenting Issues 05-19-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 973
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: Tween Issues... 12 year old daughter

Thank you for the replies. Yes, I do talk to her often about her feelings...however I don't get much info out of her....that's why I thought a therapist might be helpful to open her up a bit. About...
Board: Parenting Issues 05-19-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 973
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Tween Issues... 12 year old daughter

Maybe someone can give me advice. I have a 12 year old daughter, she is a beautiful young lady, smart. But lately she doesn't apply herself with school work, always moody, wants to be alone in her...
Board: Anxiety 03-15-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 445
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Severe anxiety for the past year

I have always had anxiety/depression issues, but for the past year or so it's made my life really really difficult. Before I could cope and still enjoy life. But now I have the following symptoms:
...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 02-25-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,068
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: Going to stop drinking...cross those fingers for me

I also struggle with alcohol. I drink just enough so I can function, yeah i know that's bad...never get drunk. Anyway, I also know I need to quit and have known that for quite some time, but it's...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 11-29-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,592
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: I need to stop drinking. Need a buddy.

Meblond...I have wanted to quit too...(for way too long) tired of being dependant. It seems I always make excuses...I'll quit after this or that...whether it be..after the kids are back in school, or...
Board: Depression 09-19-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 529
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Effexor users....

Hey all...I have been on Effexor for a few years. Due to the busy-ness of life there are days when I forget a dose. Has anyone else felt any side effects from missing a dose? Some days I feel...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 09-02-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 906
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: Howdy Folks, had to let ya'll know that...

Great Job JB. Did you have WD's. I was tapering and doing good with that...1 or 2 glasses of wine a day...but that didn't last long. I know it's one hour, one day and one week at a time. Hang in...
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 08-19-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,142
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: Just have some questions.

Tessie...my twins are both girls..8 years old. And I have an almost 12 year old daughter as well. 3 daughters, plus me and my hormonal issues...eeks...poor hubby. Originally I went to the doctors for...
Board: Menopause 08-18-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 853
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: Peri Menopause

Winnifer...I am about 10 years younger than you...and I believe I am going through peri menopause as well. I have my good and bad days. About 8 months ago I woke and practically overnight my life...
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 08-18-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,142
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: Just have some questions.

Surely someone who knows will chime in. Wish I had some info for you. I wish you were told how high your liver enzyme levels are. About 4 months ago I had bloodwork done for a physical and my liver...
Board: Menopause 08-06-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,090
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: I feel like I'm, DYING!!!

Stress can cause that lump in your throat feeling? Good to know...I have been freaking out that I have throat cancer or something...see I am a hypochondriac. Just out of curiousity, why did you stop...
Board: Menopause 08-04-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,090
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: I feel like I'm, DYING!!!

Oh and yes, I also get hot flashed too. And night sweats. I keep a portable fan by my bed and a hand held one in my purse. I also get those cold sweats where I feel so cold, but at the same time my...
Board: Menopause 08-04-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,090
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: I feel like I'm, DYING!!!

Susiebuddy....I couldn't have written your post...sounds exactly (mostly) like my situation. I would say about 8 months ago or so...I suddenly felt un-like myself...like almost overnight. I am only...
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 07-23-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 758
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: Ast/alt

JJones...I have higher numbers than you and I was scared at first, but trying to stay calm. Originally my blood test was to check my Cholesterol, but my doctor noted that my liver enzymes were high....
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 07-20-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,338
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: Worried, Previous High Alcohol Intake, Recent Abnormal Liver Test

Izabella...I would find out what your numbers are. Mine are high as well. My AST is 154 and my ALT is 73. You should call you doctor and find out~
Board: Addiction & Recovery 07-20-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,514
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: alcoholism

Smarty44...I am in the same boat with you. I want too quit but scared of the WD symtoms. I have been cutting back (tapering) and have been doing well with that. I think if you quit cold turkey you...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 07-20-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,359
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: Slight nausea, is it GERD?

Normy...i have similiar symptoms...well kind of. For the past 6-8 months or so my symptoms have been: slight nausea, lump in my throat feeling when I swallow, which sometimes gags me, fatigue,...
Board: Anxiety 07-18-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,535
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: phlegm in throat?

I have that "lump" in the throat feeling when I swallow. Sometimes it gags me. Makes me crazy. I have had this for about 6 months. Been doing research on my symptoms and it seems it could be GERD..or...
Board: Anxiety 07-18-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,084
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: I have a feeling that I am going to die

That is a fear that I have as well. I am a hypochondriac. If I get a sore throat, I fear that I have throat cancer etc...It's neverending. I try to relax with deep breathing and positive thinking. I...
Board: General Health 07-18-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 759
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: High SGPT and GGT

If your doctor didn't recommend futher testing, I wouldn't worry. My cholesterol is 209, my alt is 74 and my ast is 154...high numbers, but not gonna freak out. Hope all is well!
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 07-18-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,503
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: Lump in throat feeling... affecting my daily life

Thank you ladybug and sealbeachluvr. I do have insurance, so I might go to a ear, nose throat doctor. This is driving me crazy. I didn't realize that nausea is related to pnd. Good to know since I...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 07-17-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,503
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Lump in throat feeling... affecting my daily life

I have been trying to research what this is. For the last 6 months or so I have had this "lump in my throat feeling"....sometimes it gags me even. I try to swallow it down. When I eat crackers or...
Board: Menopause 07-13-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: Good Grief...is this peri-menopause?

Hey Slenderella...what would blood work show me? I had blood work done about 6 months ago..cholesterol, thyroid etc...I just want to feel "Normal" again. Oh, you are so right...if this is peri...
Board: Menopause 07-13-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Good Grief... is this peri-menopause?

I have not been feeling like myself lately AT ALL. Here is what's been going on...nausea at times, a few nights a week I will have cold/sweats in bed, occassional hot flashes during the day, fear of...
Board: Menopause 07-03-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,511
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: Is this Perimenopause.?

I have been questioning if I am going through this perimenopause thing as well. I am only 37, but sheesh...I get the hot flashes even while doing no activity...get the cold night sweats a few times a...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 06-25-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,519
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Lump in throat feeling...

For the past 6 months or so I have had this lump feeling in my throat and it drives me crazy. There have even been occassions where the feeling gags me so bad that I vomit. I find that eating saltine...
Board: Aging Issues 06-20-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,764
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: Ladies how do get rid of crows feet?

I am 38 and have very little wrinkling around my eyes. For years I have used vaseline before bed. Another product I really like is bio oil...you can find it at almost any drugstore in the lotion...
Board: Dysphagia 06-20-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,614
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
feel like a lump in throat

Not sure what this is, but for the past 6 months or so, when I swallow it feels like a lump is in my throat. Sometimes the feeling gags me. Anyone else experience this?
Board: Addiction & Recovery 05-19-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,155
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: Really really want and NEED to quit drinking, but scared

Hey there Tulip. I am doing ok~ I have days when I drink more than a glass, and then some days where I go without and feel fine. I have not had my levels re checked yet. I need to take care of that...
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 05-16-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,769
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: My ALT Is Extremely High

Yes, please keep posting!
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 05-09-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,769
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: My ALT Is Extremely High

I have issues with my numbers too. I know that some medication along with alcohol effect your numbers. What does your doctor say about your numbers? My Ast is 153 and my alt is 74....I get re tested...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 05-07-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,382
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: For Mommaoftwins on taper

Thanks for your thoughts Katlin...here for encouragement...must be in the wrong place. oh, and btw my kids are tucked safely in their beds~Oh I better get some rest...I am a volunteer at the school...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 05-07-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,382
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: For Mommaoftwins on taper

Katlin...I hope your response is out of care and not to be hurtful. I am proud of myself for cutting way back...I am taking it one day at a time.
Board: Addiction & Recovery 05-06-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,382
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: For Mommaoftwins on taper

Tulip...glad your sonogram showed your healthy. I would like to quit, but if I can enjoy a glass or 2 and be done, then fine. My elevated numbers were enough to make me think about my...
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 05-06-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,240
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: Anyone else have numbers this high?

Thanks for repling Rufous...I guess if my doctor was that worried, she would re test me sooner. I have normal levels 2 years ago when last checked. I don't have any pain at all...thank goodness. I...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 05-04-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,382
Posted By mommaoftwinsplus1
Re: For Mommaoftwins on taper

Tulip...I was drinking heavy everyday...not only wine, but whiskey as well. I would wake up feeling awful...somedays with the shakes, vomitting..etc. Since I have cut WAY WAY back I feel so much...
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