Category: Psychological

Articles that deal with the psychological nature of fluoroquinolones.

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Nurse Practitioners, Not For Me

I would have to say that we are one of the most complex subset of patients that can be seen by a physician. More often than not, we often leave the average physician scratching his head as to how to diagnose or treat our condition. Keeping that context in mind, I have determined that I will never see another nurse practitioner again.

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The Cult of Personaility

The cult of personality is not limited to public figures on the world stage. I do not get particularly upset by these leaders and consider them an inevitable hazard of internet community politics. As the saying goes, “You can’t have a picnic without ants.” Just remember, sometimes those who rise to power in an internet community would never be able to rise to power in “real life” and for good reason.

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What is a Delayed Adverse Reaction?

If the patient never connects the dots he/she may never uncover what the root cause of his/her mysterious illness is, or are given a default diagnosis that is a “catch all” for the medical community. Considering the day and age that we live in, it is one of the greatest medical travesties, that is of monumental proportions, that is continually being perpetrated on innocent individuals.

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A Story of Hope…

We need to know that recovery from fluoroquinolone toxicity is possible, if not very likely, even for the seriously impacted. Whatever plan you choose for your recovery you must remember that a big part of that recovery is hope.

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The Semmelweis Effect

The Semmelweis effect takes place when a credible, articulate, intelligence patient presents a plausible mechanism for their medical problem, in the absence of any irrefutable diagnosis, and is dismissed by the medical establishment.

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Coping with Depression

Living with FQ toxicity is a tremendous challenge, and periods of grief and sadness are to be expected as you come to grips with your condition and its implications, but keeping a positive attitude and, maintaining hope can help you create a better quality of life and improve your medical condition