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Board: Cancer: Breast 06-20-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,140
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: Just Diagnosed and Doing Research

Hi UptownJ:

This gives me some things to think about and I will definitely share more information as I obtain it. I can see there are so many different stages, diagnosis, and treatment options...
Board: Cancer: Breast 06-19-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,140
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: Just Diagnosed and Doing Research

UptownJ:

Because I've been receiving mixed responses when I've discussed this with others, I wasn't sure how well it would be taken on this discussion board. I do appreciate you responding back....
Board: Cancer: Breast 06-19-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,140
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Just Diagnosed and Doing Research

Hi Everyone!

Wow!

I see the number of reviews on this and no responses. I wasn't sure if this would be a good topic for discussion. I'll keep checking what others have posted and continue...
Board: Epilepsy 05-20-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,816
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: Dilantin almost killed me.

Dilantinion,

Wow!! Were these symptoms that occurred over a long period of time or were they sudden and that's why your physician didn't detect it. I know you mentioned the three year time...
Board: Candida 05-19-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 983
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: Just A Thought...

Solofelix:

I've read a great deal about Xlytol and considering this. I've also purchased a Vitamix and have been making changes on my diet, but as everyone else has stated, it isn't an easy task!...
Board: Candida 05-19-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 983
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: Just A Thought...

la,

Had a CT scan done and it was confirmed.
Board: Candida 05-17-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 983
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Just A Thought...

Why can't Candida be present in things that most people detest such as liver, brussels sprouts, tofu, or frog legs just to name a few.

Why does it have to be all the foods we crave because they...
Board: Eye & Vision 04-21-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,526
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: Cataract Surgery and Lens Replacement

Stonecrest,

I wouldn't be pleased with the results myself, and pursue having them try a different procedure at their own expense. I do hope all works out.
Board: Eye & Vision 04-20-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,526
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: Cataract Surgery and Lens Replacement

Stonecrest,

The downside to having these lenses implanted is that it's generally an out of pocket expense the insurance won't cover. I am very pleased with the results, but it isn't always...
Board: Adrenal Disorders 04-19-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,266
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: i just wanna know...

Twisted Metal:

When you're experiencing problems digesting food, adrenal fatigue as well as candida can cause that. Once you receive the test results, the treatment approach will be up to the...
Board: Adrenal Disorders 04-19-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,266
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: i just wanna know...

Twisted Metal,

You have a lot of things on your plate that could be part of why you're feeling the way you are right now, and I would start with an Adrenal Fatigue Test. The one I had was with...
Board: Eye & Vision 04-19-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,526
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: Cataract Surgery and Lens Replacement

Slenderella,

Sorry for jumping in so late, but I have both eyes done as well. My left eye was done the first day and the right eye the second. I had astigmatism lenses placed in my eyes and it...
Board: Epilepsy 04-13-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 896
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: Husband had several seizures

Blah49:

I know from personal experience that seizures can be frightening and everyone reacts differently when they are having them. I hope you are able to find some answers and hang in there! ...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 04-07-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,660
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: PPI's no longer working. Does anyone know why?

Mauricev:

Compared to the PPI's it I have found this to cause less damage and it's effective. It's worked well for me.
Board: Adrenal Disorders 04-06-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 849
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Best Tx Approach Based on Test Results

I received feedback from another source, so disregard.

Thanks!
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 04-05-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,660
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: PPI's no longer working. Does anyone know why?

Rosebloom,

HCL Pepsin is something that has helped me. It recommends that this not be taken with fruit though. This is more of a natural approach to Acid Reflux and GERD than the medication...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 04-04-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,660
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: PPI's no longer working. Does anyone know why?

Rosebloom:

Try HCL Pepsin which is at most health food stores. There is a variance in strengths, and I used the 250 MG. It worked for me and I've been off the PPIs for years.:bouncing:
Board: Thyroid Disorders 04-02-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: Did Research And Still Have Questions

Sammy64:

Ok, thanks for your response. I'll wait and see how this works out with the current level. It will be nice to finally reach the balance with this thyroid med. :)
Board: Thyroid Disorders 04-02-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: Did Research And Still Have Questions

Hi Sammy64:

I remember that being mentioned in previous posts, but could this tightness worsen in a matter of one week with a dosage increase of 15 mg? I would think the increase would ease the...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 04-02-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Did Research And Still Have Questions

I posted this earlier and didn't receive a response, so I did some further research and found nothing that answered it.

Can't chest pain be a sign of either/or hypothyroid as well as...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 03-29-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 788
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Chest Tightness - Med Adjustment?

Disregard what I posted earlier. I'll do research on it instead.
Board: Health Insurance SSDI Issues 03-25-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,090
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: Tough Choices

Stepmum54:

WOW!! It took 6 years?! That would quite frustrating. What were they not accepting? I'm glad your hard work paid off.

To be honest, I wasn't sure anyone would respond after I...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 03-25-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 703
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Need Some Guidance

Hi All:

I am having that chest tightness that I've seen mentioned in previous posts which could be hypo or hyper thyroid symptoms, correct? It is also my understanding that this generally means...
Board: Health Insurance SSDI Issues 03-24-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,655
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: OMG - I'm approved! No hearing!!!!!

SpineAZ: Congratulations!! I am just in the starting phase and this shows that it's possible to obtain.
Board: Thyroid Disorders 03-24-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,024
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: Latest Lab Results - Any Thoughts?

Sammy:

Thanks for responding so quickly and I'll definitely increase today. One area I forgot to mention was the hair loss. That has decreased substantially over the past several weeks, so I...
Board: Health Insurance SSDI Issues 03-24-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,090
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: Tough Choices

Pupcake:

I will do so and thanks.:bouncing:
Board: Health Insurance SSDI Issues 03-23-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,090
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: Tough Choices

[FONT="Arial"][SIZE="3"][COLOR="Navy"]BlueSkies14:

Update: Found a solution. Thanks!!
Board: Thyroid Disorders 03-23-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,024
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Latest Lab Results - Any Thoughts?

T4 Total: 8.40 Reference Range: 4.5-11.7
Free T4: 1.16 Reference Range: 0.93-1.7
T3 Total: 1.16 Reference Range: 80-200


Could this be playing a part in the insomnia?
...
Board: Health Insurance SSDI Issues 03-23-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,090
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: Tough Choices

Update: Found a solution. Thanks!!
Board: Health Insurance SSDI Issues 03-23-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,090
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: Tough Choices

[Update: Found a solution. Thanks!!
Board: Thyroid Disorders 03-23-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,024
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: Not Sure What's Going On

Sammy64:

My current dose is 45 AM and 30 PM. I have plans to increase the PM dose to 45 so they are the same. That is where I hope to have some stability. Does that sound like a feasible plan...
Board: Health Insurance SSDI Issues 03-23-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,090
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: Tough Choices

Update: Found a solution. Thanks!!
Board: Thyroid Disorders 03-23-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,024
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: Not Sure What's Going On

Hi Sammy64: I know. It seems like when it rains it pours. :(

I have done so, but am supposed to increase the afternoon dose this week to an additional 15 mg anyway. I knew it would be...
Board: Health Insurance SSDI Issues 03-22-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,090
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Tough Choices

Found a solution. Thanks!
Board: Disabilities 03-22-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,719
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: We all need a helping hand...

Jacki345: I will post this on a separate one. Thanks.
Board: Disabilities 03-22-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,719
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: We all need a helping hand..........

Ferd144: Thanks. I'm just struggling with applying for disability and trying to explain it to others who expect me to have a successful career. I've seen comments where people isolate and I...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 03-22-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,024
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Not Sure What's Going On

Hi All: It's been awhile since I was on here and could use some feedback. I'm currently taking 30 mg Armour in the AM and 45 mg in the afternoon. I think I originally started doing it the opposite...
Board: Disabilities 03-22-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,719
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: We all need a helping hand..........

I guess I fail to understand the protocol for this discussion board since I've posted twice in two different areas and they were overlooked. Maybe I was getting into someone else's discussion and...
Board: Health Insurance SSDI Issues 03-21-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,774
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: WHY do we have to do ALL this paperwork over?

The thing about Allsup is that they will handle things from the very beginning Jacki. I can understand why some lawyers require you to apply initially yourself and only jump into the fray after you...
Board: Eye & Vision 03-17-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 22,388
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: Problems after Cataract Surgery

Eagle,

Now that is interesting because I am hypothyroid and had cataract surgery with astigmatism lenses placed with no difficulty. I wonder if the surgeons used something other than the Kenalog...
Board: Eye & Vision 03-10-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,252
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Thumbs up Re: TORIC IOL IMPLANTS after cataract surgery

Muskegon: I was just doing some research on here to find others who have had this procedure done and found yours. I also had this done and paid the extra cost for the specialized lenses because I...
Board: Abuse Support 02-19-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,168
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: New to Site...and can't believe I'm here....

Stepfordwife,

Is his name listed on the property as an owner? Or is it solely listed under one person? My next step would be to obtain a restraining order and with your colleagues, you'd have...
Board: Abuse Support 02-19-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 812
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: looking for advice and support

Iamenough,

From what you seem to be experiencing, seeking some therapy may be beneficial. I've not only gone through therapy, this has also been my area of study and many times when these...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 01-28-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,097
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: I'm absolutely terrified right now

Hi Heckofagal:

This Dr. seems to have difficulty distinguishing which came first ~ the chicken or the egg. I am working with a medical Dr and Naturopath and it seems to be making improvement. I...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 01-27-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,097
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: I'm absolutely terrified right now

[QUOTE=Heckofagal;4918047]I'm so sorry to hear of your struggles! Can you elaborate on your iodine allergy? How do you know? What symptoms did you have with any previous contact?

I was very...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 01-27-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,097
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: I'm absolutely terrified right now

Samy64,

I was able to obtain two new meds and one is supposed with my sleep at night, so we'll see. These extention exercises following my shoulder surgery last Thursday causes limitations,...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 01-27-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,097
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
I'm absolutely terrified right now

Please help me.

I posted yesterday about the pain following surgery and that's improved. Now I'm waking like tonight from a sound sleep with sudden panic attacks and I feel like I'm going...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 01-26-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: Someone please respond

Thanks Pixie,

No need to worry about me banning you because it could knock some sense into them.:D I just returned from the naturopath and think I have the guidance and assistance I need.
...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 01-26-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: Someone please respond

Hi Pixie,

What is FM (Fibromyalgia)? I had no idea that Amitriptyline assisted in that area, but right now I'd take that if I have some relief. :)

Thanks!
Board: Thyroid Disorders 01-26-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By Looking4aAnswer
Re: Someone please respond

Hi Sammy64,

Thanks for replying so quickly. I had a cortisol shot in the past which resulted in side effects. I'm currently taking anxiety med, and had called the prescribing Dr., but he's out...
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