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Board: Inner Ear Disorders 01-08-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By DannyTX
Severe Tinnitus

Tinnitus and my experience after nearly seven years: This is for the benefit of anyone just now developing this condition.

I am 59 years old, and have had very severe Tinnitus since 2008. I...
Board: Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 04-19-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 972
Posted By DannyTX
Re: Hospice---What To Expect Now?

I really appreciate the feedback. Dad is semi-sedated and mostly sleeps. I guess this may be the beginning of the end---tough to talk about.

Thanks again for the feedback and answers to my...
Board: Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 04-14-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 972
Posted By DannyTX
Hospice---What To Expect Now?

Years ago my dad had an attorney prepare his medical directives. He then made a handwritten addendum at the end.

This addendum, written in his own words, made it very clear that if he ever had a...
Board: Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 03-17-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By DannyTX
Re: Hospice/Palliative Care Question

I appreciate the feedback. I suppose we just need to learn more about our hospice program, the effect on our insurance coverage, etc.
Board: Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 03-16-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By DannyTX
Hospice/Palliative Care Question

My dad is in his final stages and is in a nursing home. He is receiving excellent care. The home has a doctor, not his previous primary care physician, that is also overseeing his care, as well as...
Board: Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 04-29-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,111
Posted By DannyTX
Advanced Alzheimer's and Potentially a Broken Hip

My dad has advanced Alzheimerís. And since my mom, his caregiver, became ill he is declining faster. It was kind of strange. She has been away from home, and back and forth between the hospital...
Board: Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 04-20-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,192
Posted By DannyTX
Do You Tell Them They Have Alzheimer's

My dad has Alzheimer’s. I am certain that my mom has never told him. He is confused as to why he is confused and forgets things.

Do you tell them what their condition is? Is it morally or...
Board: Skin Problems 04-17-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 16,489
Posted By DannyTX
Re: Itching Bumps on Scalp

Incredible! And the timing of your reply! I’m a Diet Coke-a-holic!! I can go through a 2 liter plus maybe eight or more cans a day.

Besides my head itching, just in the last week I have been...
Board: Skin Problems 04-16-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 16,489
Posted By DannyTX
Itching Bumps on Scalp

A few years ago I started having some itching bumps appear on my scalp. This problem went away sort of quickly on its own and then occasionally came back. It became more and more frequent. Now I...
Board: Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 03-04-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,883
Posted By DannyTX
Re: Dad Never Stops Talking / Questioning

Yep---it is a bumpy road---and what an evening today---Mom tells me what kind of service she wants if she doesn't make it. The doctors are quite positive she will be OK. Then when I stopped by...
Board: Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 03-04-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,883
Posted By DannyTX
Re: Dad Never Stops Talking / Questioning

Dad can still take care of himself pretty well. I am by there a few times a day just to take groceries, administer a pill, etc. Plus we go the hospital to see Mom.

There really isn’t any sun...
Board: Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 03-03-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,883
Posted By DannyTX
Re: Dad Never Stops Talking / Questioning

I really appreciate the feedback. I never argue or try to reason with him on anything. I just answer the questions. Also, I keep everything as simple and as routine as possible. He may ask me...
Board: Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 03-03-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,883
Posted By DannyTX
Dad Never Stops Talking / Questioning

Iím guessing that the stages of the condition are not necessarily the same with all patients. However, is there any length of time one could expect before someone with AD quits talking non-stop? My...
Board: Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 02-04-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,976
Posted By DannyTX
Coconut Oil for Alzheimer's

Has anyone tried coconut oil for Alzheimer’s?

A doctor treated her husband who had advanced Alzheimer’s with coconut oil. He had a miraculous recovery. She received a lot of letters of thanks...
Board: Hair Problems 05-16-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,903
Posted By DannyTX
Re: Itchy Scalp

Did you ever figure out this problem? I could have written this story about my head to the "T", except for the part about the cat. I am experiencing exactly every symptom and have used each of the...
Board: Hearing Disorders 05-05-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,333
Posted By DannyTX
Highly Advertised Tinnitis Treatment

This post is for the purpose of hopefully saving some of you money, heartache when a miracle cure doesn’t work, and finally when a company abuses your faith and credit card and costs you a lot of...
Board: Hearing Disorders 04-21-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,969
Posted By DannyTX
Re: Constant Ringing in Ears

I’ve had Tinnitus for a long time now. I go once a year to a doctor that specializes in both Neurology and Otology. My Tinnitis is very bad. It causes sleep deprivation.

My doctor said that...
Board: Inner Ear Disorders 03-01-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,364
Posted By DannyTX
Re: Tinnitus

And one more thing. My specialist said that there is no cure, just some therapies that help. He said to not waste one cent on any of the stuff you find online that claim to be cures.
Board: Inner Ear Disorders 03-01-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,364
Posted By DannyTX
Re: Tinnitus

I have had it bad for two years. So far Lipoflavonoid, hasn’t worked. Niacin was prescribed, but made it worse. Magnesium hasn’t worked.

Diet Coke sets it off quickly and badly. I read that it...
Board: Healthy Lifestyle 02-26-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,236
Posted By DannyTX
Re: Motivation

Good points! I guess I knew that fitness reduces the likelihood of these diseases and conditions, but just hadn’t thought about it in a while. Thanks for the reminder! Plus I really enjoy a good...
Board: Healthy Lifestyle 02-25-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,236
Posted By DannyTX
Motivation

My motivation is getting shot down lately.

I am in my fifties. I have been a semi-health nut since forever. I get exercise approximately six days a week, aerobic and weight training. I eat...
Board: Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 01-15-2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,709
Posted By DannyTX
Re: Prescription Food / and or Coconut Oil

Deb, Thank you so much for your feedback.

I am the only close family member that knows about my dad's condition that uses the internet. I am looking real hard for any help or therapy that I can...
Board: Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 01-15-2010, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,709
Posted By DannyTX
Prescription Food / and or Coconut Oil

My mother stumbled onto an ad for a “prescription food” for Alzheimer’s. If I understand the board rules I cannot name the product by name. I would guess that some of you might know the product I...
Board: Kidney Disorders 12-05-2009, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,025
Posted By DannyTX
Re: Can you consume too much liquids?

The too much water issue that you are referring to may be that fraternity hazing thing. I am not doing anything like that.

I am sort of a health nut, so I drink decaf tea. In trying to stay...
Board: Kidney Disorders 12-04-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,025
Posted By DannyTX
Can you consume too much liquids?

I don’t have a kidney problem, but couldn’t think of a better place to tell of my habit and ask if I am asking for future problems.

For lack of a better description I would call myself a...
Board: General Health 10-19-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,330
Posted By DannyTX
Re: Numb Fingertips

I haven't experienced this since about the time I posted this. I don't guess I have any idea what caused it then, since it wasn't really that cold. This part of TX hasn't been cold yet. It really...
Board: Swine Flu (H1N1) 10-15-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,485
Posted By DannyTX
Re: H1N1 vaccine

I don't think so. Most of the vaccine manufacturers are putting Thimerosal in it. That is mercury, which according to an interview I watched on Fox News with a couple of doctors, is a neurotoxin.
...
Board: General Health 10-15-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,330
Posted By DannyTX
Re: Numb Fingertips

Well coincidentally I have lost over forty pounds over the past four years. I have gone from a hair over 200 to hovering around 160. I will keep an occasional numb fingertip before I get heavy...
Board: General Health 10-13-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,330
Posted By DannyTX
Re: Numb Fingertips

I'm not experiencing any other numbness / nerve issues, and I haven't experienced this particular numbness since my post.

Actually it is this one hand and my index finger that is the very first...
Board: General Health 10-11-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,330
Posted By DannyTX
Numb Fingertips

Any idea if numb fingertips are a sign of anything bad? It is only on my right hand and particularly, or most of the time, only my index finger.

I don't experience it all the time, just...
Board: General Health 10-09-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By DannyTX
Re: Not Wanting Antibiotics

Thanks for the feedback. Luckily I haven’t had a fever, just the sore throat and cough. Many people in my small town have had the flu, or at least they have been diagnosed with it. The CDC website...
Board: General Health 10-09-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By DannyTX
Not Wanting Antibiotics

I have a sore throat and mild cough. This is the first time in three years that I have had anything at all. I just rarely ever get sick. I am not going to the doctor unless I get a lot worse. ...
Board: Skin Problems 08-16-2009, 08:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,302
Posted By DannyTX
Pimple Type Bumps Scalp

In the past couple of months I have had these off and on bumps coming up on my scalp. I can't see them myself even with two mirrors. My wife said that they look sort of like pimples. My scalp is...
Board: Exercise & Fitness 08-13-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,570
Posted By DannyTX
Re: why am i putting on weight when i have been exercizing?

You may not be doing this, but when some people all of a sudden get on an exercise kick they also at the same time try to cut back on calories in a big way. Sudden dieting triggers the brain to keep...
Board: Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 06-29-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,369
Posted By DannyTX
Re: Faster Than Usual Progression of AD

Thank you for the heads up on the UTI. My dad had a full blood work up a couple of weeks ago. I suspect that they checked his urine as well, but will ask my mom to make sure.

He is still very...
Board: Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 06-27-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,369
Posted By DannyTX
Re: Faster Than Usual Progression of AD

Thank you everyone for your feedback.

Dad hasn't even had the energy to drive lately, and it doesn't look too promising that he is going to regain that energy anytime soon, who knows?

I just...
Board: Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 06-26-2009, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,369
Posted By DannyTX
Faster Than Usual Progression of AD

Time flies by so fast that I had to do a search to determine just when my mom told me that my dad had early stages of AD. That is when I joined this board and learned some things about this hideous...
Board: Healthy Lifestyle 06-12-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 17,512
Posted By DannyTX
Re: healthiest breakfast

I don't know if this qualifies as the healthiest breakfast, but most weekday mornings I have a grilled peanut butter sandwich. I make it similar to a grilled cheese sandwich, but with peanut butter....
Board: Hearing Disorders 05-17-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,665
Posted By DannyTX
Re: Hello!!! Brand new. Question about Lipo-Flavonoid & how hearing affects life

I have been taking the Lipo-Flavonoid or if the Wal-Mart pharmacy is out I buy Lemon Bioflavonoid at the health food store, which is basically the same thing. I still have loud Tinnitus, so I can't...
Board: Hearing Disorders 04-27-2009, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,526
Posted By DannyTX
Re: best doctor for stapedectomy

I was referred to the Owens Ear Center in Dallas for my Tinnitus. There is a Dr. Fred Owens and a Dr. Robert Owens there. I read on here sometime in the past that they are supposed to good...
Board: Hearing Disorders 04-08-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,937
Posted By DannyTX
Re: Blue Cross for stapedectomy

If it isn't an emergency situation I would reschedule the surgery until I ironed out the terms with Blue Cross. They have the upper hand if you have the surgery and then file the claim.
Board: Healthy Lifestyle 04-08-2009, 06:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,536
Posted By DannyTX
Grilling and Cancer

Here is some information that I wanted to share with you. This information may very well be known to many or most of you, but it was new to me. Grilling causes cancer!

I have cooked on a grill...
Board: Weight Loss 04-07-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 12,569
Posted By DannyTX
Re: Night and Morning Weight Difference?

There is no telling how much liquid I consume in a day. I literally NEVER have an empty glass. Each day I consume one full pitcher or more of decaff tea, a lot of diet beverage, some skim milk, and...
Board: Weight Loss 04-07-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 12,569
Posted By DannyTX
Night and Morning Weight Difference?

I weigh on average four to five pounds more at bedtime compared to when I wake up. Since I consume water or tea all day and evening I know I am floating when I go to bed, so I wake up two or three...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 03-31-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 801
Posted By DannyTX
Re: Ringworm? Help!

If it is ringworm try Tinactin -- not the spray, but the little bottle of liquid.
Board: Weight Loss 03-26-2009, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 891
Posted By DannyTX
Re: which foods are good for muscle, low cholesterol

Peanuts or Peanut Butter

I know everybody says it is fattening. However, I snack on peanuts every single day and have for years. It has been the miracle for my weight control. I pop in a few...
Board: Hearing Disorders 03-20-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,455
Posted By DannyTX
Re: tinnitus

I wonder the same thing every single day. I have had this since Feb. 4, 2008.
Board: Hearing Disorders 01-18-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 11,584
Posted By DannyTX
Re: do i have permanent tinnitus?

I have heard that accidentally bumping an Ipod all the way up with ear buds can cause Tinnitus. After developing Tinnitus myself I have told several relatives and friends to be extremely careful...
Board: Eye & Vision 09-11-2008, 09:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 829
Posted By DannyTX
Can your vision deteriorate faster

Can your vision deteriorate faster if you need glasses but just keep putting off getting them?

I have used reading glasses for about ten years. However, I am about to the point of needing...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 08-13-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 814
Posted By DannyTX
Re: Loosing my hearing

Sounds like Tinnitus. I have had it since February and it isn't getting much better.

Do a search on Tinnitus and you will see that aspirin can be one of the causes. Every site I have...
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