Tagged: General Medical

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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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Saving Money on Medications

Okay let’s face it, I don’t like taking medications any more than the next guy. However, it is an unfortunate fact that some floxed folks do have to take prescription medication. It is a guide to help those, who out of necessity find it necessary to obtain medication at a discount.

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Fluoroquinolones and DNA Adduction

Just learning if adductions exist or not is not the end, just the opposite, it would open up a vast array of questions, resulting in the need for far more research. If you are looking with an unbiased filter you will see a highly heterogeneous mix of results.There may end up being one cause, but there definitely is not one destination.

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Methylation for the Fluoroquinolone Sufferer

Only this last year, with renewed genetic information at hand, desperation to change my failing health, and access to a researcher and personal physician that were willing to help, I was able to start researching more in-depth my own personal health issues as they related to methylation.

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Gastroparesis

One of the results of nervous system damage or changescan be gastro-intestinal tract gastroparesis or dysmotility. Gastroparesis is a complex term for delayed stomach emptying which can be caused by the autonomic nervous system changes that can be done by the fluoroquinolones.

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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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Amino Acids, Could They be Causing You Problems?

Although amino acids are indeed natural, it doesn’t mean that they’re always safe… I think that, at times, some FQ sufferers assume that since amino acids are present in food, that they are benign and would not suspect them to cause problems.

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Excercising After a Fluoroquinolone Reaction

One of the many activities curtailed by having an adverse reaction to fluoroquinolone is physical exercise. For most FQ sufferers, there comes a point in their reaction timeline when they choose to start integrating a physical exercise regimen into their road back.

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The Obnoxious Patient

It is a shame in American today, that the patient knows more about a medical condition than the doctor. If that makes me obnoxious, then label me “guilty as charged!”, but forgive me if I don’t sit idly by while the doctor dismisses the information that I present to him/her.