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Board: Diet & Nutrition 04-11-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 932
Posted By Misty800
Re: Eating 1000+ cal of bread a day?

Eating that much bread daily will most likely cause you to end up with diabetes.

I made bread for a few years and ate my share along the way. I am sure that is what shoved me over to being...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 02-09-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 913
Posted By Misty800
Re: Everything hurts

Get checked out by an ear, nose, throat physician.
Board: Rosacea 02-04-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,761
Posted By Misty800
Re: Rosea attack on my nose ... and what I am doing for it

Sorry, I have not been back to the forum for a while.

Avar-e is a prescription topical cream used for Rosacea:

each gram of AVARô-e Emollient Cream (sodium sulfacetamide 10% w/w and sulfur 5%...
Board: Rosacea 07-22-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,761
Posted By Misty800
Rosea attack on my nose ... and what I am doing for it

Rosacea attacked my nose big time causing large painful red bumps. Only relief was to lance the bumps and allow the blood buildup to drain. (I used a new lancet like I use for testing blood sugar).
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 03-18-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By Misty800
Re: Confused by doctors visit

Since the doctor has already told you he has nothing more to offer to your care, I would assume the new appointment would be a fiaincial gain for him and nothing for you.
Board: Bell's Palsy 06-27-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,205
Posted By Misty800
Re: 2 months with Bells Palsy - Question

It takes a long time for nerves to heal if they are going to.

When I had BP 6 months after my daughter was born 49 years ago, I was given Predisone to help recovery. Also was told it depends on a...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 05-30-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By Misty800
Re: Night time itching sometimes in the day too in private area

If you cannot find the Zeasorb Powder, look for a good anti-fungal powder, usually says for athelete's feet.

If you have yeast, it is necessary to wear cotton clothes. Synthetic fabrics do not...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 05-30-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By Misty800
Re: Night time itching sometimes in the day too in private area

You may have a yeast problem. Wear boxer shorts in order for air to circulate, wear loose jeans/pants.

Dry with hair dryer after shower, apply Zeasorb antifungal powder and as needed during the...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 05-30-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By Misty800
Re: Has anyone drink olive oil?

My husband takes 1 tablespoon of olive oil at bedtime to reduce snoring noise level. It works.
Board: Obesity 04-30-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,810
Posted By Misty800
Re: 78 and can't lose weight!!

Do you have diabetes?
Have you had your insulin blood level checked?

Insulin is good in the right amounts, but if you have too high levels of insulin in the blood it is most likely telling the...
Board: Obesity 04-22-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,716
Posted By Misty800
Re: i weigh 295 and i cannot seem to get motivation..

Motivation is well worth working toward for various reasons.

1. diabetes
2. heart attack
3. hypertension
To name a few.

The thyroid plays a big part in how well our body handles the foods we...
Board: General Health 04-09-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By Misty800
Re: i dont know if i have adhd

You need to be checked by a doctor, it could be one of many different things, some very easy to correct.

Take a look at your diet, amount of caffeine in soft drinks, meds you may be taking, etc....
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 04-09-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 690
Posted By Misty800
Re: Very odd symptoms I'm having, no one can explain them

It's possibly hidden hyper-ventilation. This might be your problem.

I too was having symptoms like yours and three internist and 2 cardiologist did not know what the problem was, kept saying it...
Board: Gallbladder 04-07-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By Misty800
Re: 2 weeks Post OP

Yes, this is normal. Will take time to recover from surgery. It usually takes 6-weeks or longer to return to normal.

Steri-Strips should remain on until they fall off by themselves. The longer...
Board: Sexual Dysfunction Treatment 04-04-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 849
Posted By Misty800
Re: Cialis,Not sure if my Husband should take

A second opinion is needed since your husband has so many health problems.

Google Cialis side effects and learn all you can about the drug.

I would not be willing to take the chance of my...
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 04-04-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,050
Posted By Misty800
Re: Vitamin D - not going up quickly with supplements? Normal?

Yes, vitamin D climbs very slow. At a level of 58 I am surprised your doctor gave you anything. Most doctors do not treat unless you are below 30 and then only give 1200 mg. per day of vitamin D.
Board: Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD 04-02-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,036
Posted By Misty800
Re: 6 years of shortness and breath and going.. help!!

Sorry you are having this problem.

For 10 years three internists and 2 cardiologists could not find the cause of my breathing problem. Finally my dermatologist sent me to a hypertension specialist...
Board: Shoulder / Rotator Cuff Problems 03-14-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By Misty800
Re: 2 new Shoulders

Knowing the exact problem with shoulders would be a big help in being able to answer your post.

There are so many problems it could be and surgery or no surgery would depend on the particular...
Board: TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 03-10-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By Misty800
Re: My experience.....


My dentist mentioned a mouth guard and admitted it would not correct the problem. A guard would protect teeth from grinding at night if that was the problem.

Hope this did the trick....
Board: TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 03-09-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By Misty800
My experience.....

For the last few years I suffered symptoms of TMJ and was a coward to have it checked out until it was unbearable and unable to chew foods.

After reading the results of various surgeries on this...
Board: Diabetes 02-06-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By Misty800
Re: Leg swelling

Sodium from your diet is most likely the cause for the swelling.

Yes, gravity does cause fluids to accumulate in the legs. While in bed the kidneys can work more efficiently to remove excess...
Board: Diet & Nutrition 01-22-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 547
Posted By Misty800
Re: 12 year old & protein shakes?

Would be best to check with his doctor regarding total amount of protein he should have daily. Our kidneys can only handle so much protein. This is why best to check with his doctor.

If it is o.k....
Board: Diet & Nutrition 01-22-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 515
Posted By Misty800
Re: Odd Food Need

You may be eating too fast and the signal that you are satisfied is not responding fast enough. We should eat until we are "satisfied" and not until we are "full".

What you have described is...
Board: Back Problems 01-22-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,745
Posted By Misty800
Re: Leg Weakness Following Lumbar Laminectomy

Hmmmm......the best thing for you is a good dose of "patience"!! The body needs time to heal properly.

If you push your body too fast too soon, damage could be done and you do not want that.

Board: Divorce & Separation 12-01-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,172
Posted By Misty800
Re: Husband is having sex with men, I want to die

I am so sorry for your problems, however I do not have answers for you.

The one thing I know is that as long as you are still married and your husband runs up debts you will be responsible for...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 12-01-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By Misty800
Re: Vertigo

See an internal medicine physician.

If you have problems with sinus infections, etc, then see an ear, nose, throat physician. It could be an inner ear problem causing the vertigo.

Finding out...
Board: High & Low Blood Pressure 11-07-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 582
Posted By Misty800
Re: Take blood pressure meds together or seperately?

Check with your doctor about when to take the medications. Anytime you are not sure about instructions, call your doctor, don't trust finding out the hard way.

If you take two meds at the same...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 10-30-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,251
Posted By Misty800
Re: sharp pain on left side under rib cage

It could be a gallbladder problem.
Board: Eye & Vision 10-21-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By Misty800
Re: eye drops

No, that is the natural pathway for fluids to drain out of the eye.
Board: General Health 10-21-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By Misty800
Re: help

When you have symptoms, go ahead and call the doctor to be seen now. By the time Nov. 6 comes around you could be in very serious trouble.
Board: Knee & Hip Problems 10-21-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Posted By Misty800
Re: Knee problem

Are you doing physical therapy?

Remember, when you are standing or walking your body weight is on the knee. Check with your surgeon, perhaps the tendon was moved over too much causing a strain on...
Board: Shoulder / Rotator Cuff Problems 10-21-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,830
Posted By Misty800
Re: Rotator Cuff Bone Spur

Do not wait too long before having bone spurs removed or your shoulder will end up like "shag carpet" and possibly cut muscles/tendons. Every time you use your arm the bone spurs do more damage....
Board: Knee & Hip Problems 10-18-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By Misty800
Re: Not a pain, it's more of an ache.

Stand straight and look down to see whether your ankles are turning in or out too much. If this happens it will throw the knee alignment out of normal range.

Back problems can cause leg aches,...
Board: Sexual Dysfunction Treatment 10-17-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,162
Posted By Misty800
Re: viagra

Much will depend on your husbands health problems, such as hypertension, heart, etc.

There are many medications that are not compatible with Viagra, some combined with Viagra cause serious illness...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 10-14-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 944
Posted By Misty800
Re: Uninformed person in need of help x.x

You may have what is called "positional vertigo". Search for positional vertigo exercises. Sometimes the crystals in the ears get out of place and need to be put back in place via exercises...
Board: Orthopedic 10-14-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 799
Posted By Misty800
Re: cortisone shot not working

If you have bone on bone in the knee, I doubt a steroid injection would stop the pain of bone rubbing on bone. It would help the inflammation.
Board: Knee & Hip Problems 10-10-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,730
Posted By Misty800
Re: hip/groin pain-how much a hip x-ray can show ?

Sounds like you may have Lumbar Spinal Stenosis and possibly bursitis in your hip caused by your spine.

I currently have this problem, had steroid injections in hips (both a problem) and physical...
Board: Rosacea 10-03-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,011
Posted By Misty800
Re: Is Afrin safe for Rosacea?... had bad results.

After researching Afrin and systemic effects, below are things it can interfere with:

Blood glucose
Cardiac issues

Yes, I know, should have researched Afrin...
Board: Rosacea 10-03-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,011
Posted By Misty800
Is Afrin safe for Rosacea?... had bad results.

Recently I read about a dermatologist suggesting a patient use Afrin on rosaca. I decided to give it a try.

This is day 4 using Afrin in the mornings on my cheeks. It is now mid-day and my cheeks...
Board: Back Problems 09-30-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 626
Posted By Misty800
Re: terribly annoyed

It is time for you to get a second opinion from a good doctor.
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 09-30-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 514
Posted By Misty800
Re: Trouble Walking

Relax and forget about how you walk and most likely you will end up walking normal. The more you think about your walk the harder it will be to walk normal.

To answer your question, weight should...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 09-30-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By Misty800
Re: Toddler and Eczema

Yes, allergy does play a major part in the condition for some people. Have you tried the process of elimination of various foods to determine what might be the cause?

A friend's 2 year old was...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 09-30-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 726
Posted By Misty800
Re: Unknown bruising and skin discolouration?

Please see your doctor for proper diagnosis. There are many things that can cause bruising, some are minor and others serious.

It is not wise to let something like bruising go unattended.
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 09-30-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,146
Posted By Misty800
Re: Chronic pain/Abnormal labs

I cannot help regarding your lab results, however I am wondering if you are by chance taking cholesterol medication. If so, many of them will cause muscle damage/pain.
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 09-03-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 975
Posted By Misty800
Re: not arthritis, but bursa related and desperate

You need to see an orthopedic physician that specializes in the "back".

A problem in the lower back area (lumbar region) can cause hip pain even tho you may not be feeling pain in your back at...
Board: General Health 09-02-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,714
Posted By Misty800
Re: X-ray of Constipation?

You can determine whether it is stools or not since it is located near the anus. Lubricate your finger and check to see if you feel hard lumps or not.

Constipation stools are too dry to move down...
Board: General Health 08-28-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By Misty800
Re: Trouble Swallowing..anyone with similar problem?

Does your throat feel swollen?

Have you recently started taking and anti-inflammatory medicine? If so, it could be an allergic reaction to the med.
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 08-26-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,131
Posted By Misty800
Re: How Do I Increase Vitamin D level

Be careful and do not try to increase vitamin D level too fast.

High doses of vitamin D can cause your body to end up with high blood calcium level which is not good.

I was taking 5,000 I.U....
Board: Women's Health 08-26-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,330
Posted By Misty800
Re: Leaking FLUID but not urine through pants ? WORRIED...

When a person drinks a lot of water the urine will be clear and have little or no smell. With weak spincher muscles urine will leak and many times a person is not aware when the leak actually takes...
Board: General Health 08-25-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,426
Posted By Misty800
Re: bed sweats!

I meant to say autonomic nervous system.

One part we are able to control (emotions, etc) and the other part we have no control.

The autonomic nervous system controls breathing, heart pumping,...
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