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Anxiety Update...

Posted 05-21-2015 09:20 AM by Rdbomb94

Yet again I have a new psych doctor. He has diagnosed me with General Anxiety that cause depression which causes more anxiety and adhd. So I'm trying a whole new cocktail with him. He wanted to start from scratch. I am taking 40mg of Prozac. I was on 60mg of Cymbalta but it was making me gain weight. Apparently that's a side effect for some people they don't like to tell you about. 5mg of Buspar 2x a day (anymore and it cause stomach issues and upset) and 15mg of Dexedrine 2x a day. 1 mg Klonopin...
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The path to normalcy...

Posted 05-21-2015 09:01 AM by Rdbomb94

I've been out of the hospital for a week now. I was in there a week for pneumonia. I've been released with oxygen. I'm concerned because my breathing is still so bad after walking around. The hospital stay itself wasn't bad. trying to get my pain meds was a nightmare. I also went back to work dragging my oxygen tank behind me. It's good to be home tho.
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lumbar spinal fusion post op

Posted 05-13-2015 03:24 AM by stephbee620
Updated 05-15-2015 10:46 PM by Administrator

I am now 6 weeks post op. I had an anterior incision for a two level lumbar disc fusion with corpectomy. Overall I feel fine. My incision is completely healed and I'm applying bio oil. My abdomen still feels a little bruised but only when I lay a certain way. My back is healing nicely, still tough to sit from laying, and standing from lower positions is difficult but also expected due to time frame. My next appointment is day after tomorrow, then I will see about physical therapy and progress, also...
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Celebrating over 100 days Anxiety free

Posted 05-11-2015 04:39 PM by Meehan0381
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Today is a big milestone for me. I am celebrating over 100 days of not having an anxiety attack or having a bad spell with my OCD.

I feel like I should be waiting for the other shoe to drop ha ha, but I'm not going to question it I'm just going to enjoy life.

I have been suffering with anxiety and OCD for about 16 years of my life now. It was really bad right around the time I started having kids at 20. I had to be hospitalized. Anxiety is so debilitating and I really...
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LVA Treatment for Lymphedema

Posted 05-08-2015 12:52 PM by Brenm
Updated 05-15-2015 10:52 PM by Administrator

I recently underwent surgical treatment for primary lymphedema in my right leg. The procedure, called LVA (Lymphaticovenous Anastomosis) was performed on April 21, 2015 and I’m already seeing a significant improvement in my swelling!

LVA graphs the lymph lines to a vein to allow the lymph fluid to drain via the vascular system.

I'm 30 years old, I was diagnosed with primary lymphedema 11 years ago in my right leg. It was manageable for about 8 years with little change...
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