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I have suffered with a chronic illness for 13 years. How do we achieve quality of life when we are robbed of so much?

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There is a saying 'dance like no one is watching'. Well, it sure works to lift the spirits. I know I can feel very depressed and sluggish but when I turn on some of my favorite music and move ...

Being active and listening to your favorite music also lifts the spirits

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i have been given antidepressents by my doctor and at one point my anxiety was so bad i had sleeping tablets and diazapan,The times i have tried to come off the antidepressents wen im feeeling ...

bbnrse commented on Anonymous' post my antidepressents dont wrk anymore,im very depressed but have hyper phases, these do not last very long anymore but i have suffered this since i was 12. im now 33 and at the end of my tether. i cannot function properly and that makes me very depressed pl

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Dr. Emmons shares three tips to decrease symptoms of depression.

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i have last stage copd

bbnrse commented on Anonymous' post what exactly is ment by last stage copd

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I have both disorders and sometimes I cannot tell the difference between the fatigue of MG, which is occasionally relieved by rest, and the fatigue of CFS, which occurs without activity and ...

bbnrse commented on bbnrse's post What is the difference between the fatigue of MG and CFS?

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I have both disorders and sometimes I cannot tell the difference between the fatigue of MG, which is occasionally relieved by rest, and the fatigue of CFS, which occurs without activity and ...

What is the difference between the fatigue of MG and CFS?

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I find that so often people do not believe what they cannot see. I wonder why? Just because something can't be seen doesn't make it unreal. Pain is one of those things. Invisible but real. ...

Why is it that invisible illnesses are so disbelieved, or not believed and made fun of.

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i have been given antidepressents by my doctor and at one point my anxiety was so bad i had sleeping tablets and diazapan,The times i have tried to come off the antidepressents wen im feeeling ...

bbnrse commented on Anonymous' post my antidepressents dont wrk anymore,im very depressed but have hyper phases, these do not last very long anymore but i have suffered this since i was 12. im now 33 and at the end of my tether. i cannot function properly and that makes me very depressed pl

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i have been given antidepressents by my doctor and at one point my anxiety was so bad i had sleeping tablets and diazapan,The times i have tried to come off the antidepressents wen im feeeling ...

bbnrse commented on Anonymous' post my antidepressents dont wrk anymore,im very depressed but have hyper phases, these do not last very long anymore but i have suffered this since i was 12. im now 33 and at the end of my tether. i cannot function properly and that makes me very depressed pl

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i have been given antidepressents by my doctor and at one point my anxiety was so bad i had sleeping tablets and diazapan,The times i have tried to come off the antidepressents wen im feeeling ...

bbnrse commented on Anonymous' post my antidepressents dont wrk anymore,im very depressed but have hyper phases, these do not last very long anymore but i have suffered this since i was 12. im now 33 and at the end of my tether. i cannot function properly and that makes me very depressed pl

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Not work, not family members, not personality, my core values identify me

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Not work, not family members, not personality, my core values identify me

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Not work, not family members, not personality, my core values identify me

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I have had several viral infections, like CMV, EBV, HHV6, Coxsachie, echo and entero viruses, and others. I also have several autoimmune disorders. I was wondering if there is a corolation ...

Are all autoimmune diseases related? How? What are they?

One afternoon, I was sitting at the dining room table at my father’s house, asking him how he was doing. He responded that he was tired because he was not sleeping well. When I asked him why ...

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HI! I am suffering from RLS, PLMD, central sleep apnea and low oxygenation. I use a BIPAT HI! I am new to the group and do suffer from several sleep disorders including RLS, ...

bbnrse commented on bbnrse's post I suffer from several sleep disorders.

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I seem to have several autoimmune diseases all attacking my body in different ways. I was wondering if the lack of secretions would influence my COPD and the lack of being able to cough up some ...

bbnrse commented on bbnrse's post Sjorgens and myasthenia gravis and copd

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I have suffered with a chronic illness for 13 years. How do we achieve quality of life when we are robbed of so much?

bbnrse commented on Kali's post quality of life

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I have suffered with a chronic illness for 13 years. How do we achieve quality of life when we are robbed of so much?

bbnrse commented on Kali's post quality of life

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I seem to have several autoimmune diseases all attacking my body in different ways. I was wondering if the lack of secretions would influence my COPD and the lack of being able to cough up some ...

bbnrse commented on bbnrse's post Sjorgens and myasthenia gravis and copd

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HI! I am suffering from RLS, PLMD, central sleep apnea and low oxygenation. I use a BIPAT HI! I am new to the group and do suffer from several sleep disorders including RLS, ...

I suffer from several sleep disorders.

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I have suffered with a chronic illness for 13 years. How do we achieve quality of life when we are robbed of so much?

bbnrse commented on Kali's post quality of life

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I have suffered with a chronic illness for 13 years. How do we achieve quality of life when we are robbed of so much?

bbnrse commented on Kali's post quality of life

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I am 18 years old and I grew up with not going to the doctor or dentist very often. My parents don't have health insurance and hardly any money. When I went to the doctor when I was 16 after ...

bbnrse commented on mia19's post Why am I always tired, moody, depressed, unable to concentrate, and never get my period?

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I seem to have several autoimmune diseases all attacking my body in different ways. I was wondering if the lack of secretions would influence my COPD and the lack of being able to cough up some ...

bbnrse commented on bbnrse's post Sjorgens and myasthenia gravis and copd

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Today I did something for me!. I went shopping at Wal-Mart, which is an almost weekly occurance. But today was different. I went into the store with my walker and went over to customer service ...

Doing something for yourself when others can't see your chronic illnesses and problems.

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I seem to have several autoimmune diseases all attacking my body in different ways. I was wondering if the lack of secretions would influence my COPD and the lack of being able to cough up some ...

Sjorgens and myasthenia gravis and copd

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I have several bulging discs, both in the cervical spine and the lumbar spine. One of the ones in the lumbar area has a tear in it and at times is excruciatingly painful. I am on two opiate ...

bulging discs, are they a surgical issue or not?

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I have a liver disease and feel very uncomfortable taking a statin, despite the doctor saying it was safe as long as they did live function tests every six months. I had terrible muscle cramps in ...

bbnrse commented on bbnrse's post I, too would like to get information on alternatives to statin drugs.

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I have suffered with a chronic illness for 13 years. How do we achieve quality of life when we are robbed of so much?

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I have a liver disease and feel very uncomfortable taking a statin, despite the doctor saying it was safe as long as they did live function tests every six months. I had terrible muscle cramps in ...

bbnrse commented on bbnrse's post I, too would like to get information on alternatives to statin drugs.

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I am 18 years old and I grew up with not going to the doctor or dentist very often. My parents don't have health insurance and hardly any money. When I went to the doctor when I was 16 after ...

bbnrse commented on mia19's post Why am I always tired, moody, depressed, unable to concentrate, and never get my period?

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I am 18 years old and I grew up with not going to the doctor or dentist very often. My parents don't have health insurance and hardly any money. When I went to the doctor when I was 16 after ...

bbnrse commented on mia19's post Why am I always tired, moody, depressed, unable to concentrate, and never get my period?

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What is the surgery like? The recovery? How long does it take and is it very painful? My roommate is having this surgery very soon and I would like to know how I can best be prepared to help ...

Does anyone know anything about parathyroid tumors?

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My pain doctor has suggessted I take it instead of an amphetamine for my narcolepsy. I've done some research but am still concerned about taking it. If anyone has any information on it or has ...

bbnrse commented on bbnrse's post Does anyone know anything about the "date rape" drug Xyrem?

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What can I recommend for her to do to help herself. She is very stubborn and slow to give up the things she needs to let go of to change her behavior. I am at a loss as to what to tell her, ...

bbnrse commented on bbnrse's post I have a friend who is anorexic and bulemic? How can I help her?

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What can I recommend for her to do to help herself. She is very stubborn and slow to give up the things she needs to let go of to change her behavior. I am at a loss as to what to tell her, ...

I have a friend who is anorexic and bulemic? How can I help her?

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My pain doctor has suggessted I take it instead of an amphetamine for my narcolepsy. I've done some research but am still concerned about taking it. If anyone has any information on it or has ...

bbnrse commented on bbnrse's post Does anyone know anything about the "date rape" drug Xyrem?

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My pain doctor has suggessted I take it instead of an amphetamine for my narcolepsy. I've done some research but am still concerned about taking it. If anyone has any information on it or has ...

Does anyone know anything about the "date rape" drug Xyrem?

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I feel people can make a big difference in the care they receive. As the medical system has changed and become more complex and fragmented over the years people,especially those over 50, haven't ...

bbnrse commented on Margo Corbett's post Do you feel people can make a difference in the quality of health care they receive?

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I have a lot, I mean severe pain that shoots down my foot from abou the middle of the foot down inbetween the 3rd and 4th toes. It is sharp and doesn't last long and occurs mostly when I am ...

bbnrse commented on bbnrse's post I am wondering if I might have a Morton's Neuroma?

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I have a lot, I mean severe pain that shoots down my foot from abou the middle of the foot down inbetween the 3rd and 4th toes. It is sharp and doesn't last long and occurs mostly when I am ...

I am wondering if I might have a Morton's Neuroma?

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my daughter died of cancer in sept she had it 4 yrs ive gained 35 lbs since then i cant sleep at night pain in my stomach gas is this stress caused or depression which i have i lost my ...

bbnrse commented on Anonymous' post can depression cause physical problems like stomach pain-gas etc

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i have been given antidepressents by my doctor and at one point my anxiety was so bad i had sleeping tablets and diazapan,The times i have tried to come off the antidepressents wen im feeeling ...

bbnrse commented on Anonymous' post my antidepressents dont wrk anymore,im very depressed but have hyper phases, these do not last very long anymore but i have suffered this since i was 12. im now 33 and at the end of my tether. i cannot function properly and that makes me very depressed pl

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I have suffered with a chronic illness for 13 years. How do we achieve quality of life when we are robbed of so much?

bbnrse commented on Kali's post quality of life

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I have a liver disease and feel very uncomfortable taking a statin, despite the doctor saying it was safe as long as they did live function tests every six months. I had terrible muscle cramps in ...

bbnrse commented on bbnrse's post I, too would like to get information on alternatives to statin drugs.

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I have suffered with a chronic illness for 13 years. How do we achieve quality of life when we are robbed of so much?

bbnrse commented on Kali's post quality of life

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I have suffered with a chronic illness for 13 years. How do we achieve quality of life when we are robbed of so much?

bbnrse commented on Kali's post quality of life

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Share your stories, advice and concerns with us - we're here to help and support! ~Susan

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