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My name is Lauren and i am an artist living with MS. I was diagnosed 7 years ago at 43 but was experiencing MS symptoms at least 7 years before that. I am working on an art installation called ...

siskiyou commented on Lauren's post I am an artist living with MS and working on an art installation called The Following Sea which centers on illness.

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I love to hear how others handle doctors who do not listen to their patients. There are stats out that prove over and over that doctors including women doctors do not take women talking about ...

siskiyou commented on siskiyou's post How to deal with Doctors who do not listen?

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for those of you who are not newbies in chronic illness what would be the best advice you could give them? Like i say find best doctor that fits with you and hopefully than they will send you ...

newbies.....best advice to give them?

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I love to hear how others handle doctors who do not listen to their patients. There are stats out that prove over and over that doctors including women doctors do not take women talking about ...

How to deal with Doctors who do not listen?

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I noticed a lot more depressing threads in groups this holiday season. One, was person who said they were going to commit suicide that night. What are we suppose to do with that kind of post? ...

Alone during Holidays etc

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I got my period last December 2 (Sunday) and that was the same day I first started taking birth control pills. I am specifically taking Yaz. My period usually lasts for 6 days; however, almost 2 ...

siskiyou commented on hakuna's post Is it normal to have continuous bleeding even after my period when starting on the pill?

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Do you have a favorite online site where you have met just the nicest people?! Are there online book, music or movie clubs where you can discuss your ideas about these things. How about online ...

siskiyou commented on siskiyou's post Are there any great places online to make friends for chronically ill going out is hard

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How do you handle trying to do all the holiday stuff with out ending up in bed or worse back in the hospital? I tend to do a lot of shopping on line and just have it mailed to people. But part ...

siskiyou commented on siskiyou's post Holidays are here! is that good or just stress of more work?

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How do you handle trying to do all the holiday stuff with out ending up in bed or worse back in the hospital? I tend to do a lot of shopping on line and just have it mailed to people. But part ...

Holidays are here! is that good or just stress of more work?

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Do you have a favorite online site where you have met just the nicest people?! Are there online book, music or movie clubs where you can discuss your ideas about these things. How about online ...

Are there any great places online to make friends for chronically ill going out is hard

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are there any women here having this problem and being fobbed off by the gp ? please be warned , have had months of problems and now at last have to go and have surgery ! listen to your body NOT A ...

siskiyou commented on bronson61's post constant bleeding with large blood clots , and gp ignorance

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By: Stan Popovich Some people get very anxious when they try to make new friends. Meeting new people for the first time and trying to develop new friendships can be very stressful if you are ...

siskiyou commented on StanPopovich's post Managing The Anxieties Of Making New Friends

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I have been attending local support group for breast cancer and women chronically ill in my small town In the group which is run by 2 great RN's they mainly do a meditation ..often small one at ...

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I have been attending local support group for breast cancer and women chronically ill in my small town In the group which is run by 2 great RN's they mainly do a meditation ..often small one at ...

what is this group about?

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Thanks to christine nesbitt for starting this Group! The past few years has seen unemployment soar and it's not just a huge financial burden on those affected. From losing their health care ...

siskiyou commented on Susan Cody's post Unemployment: financial impact along with physical and emotional fallout

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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 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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Borderline Personality- just what is it? These days whenever there is a fall out in a relationship or disagreement among friends/colleagues, at once, the term borderline personality (BPD) is ...

siskiyou commented on Shamir Benji's post Shamir Benji: What Exactly is Borderline Personality?

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There are different unofficial terms for psychological attacks and abuse that people may suffer. Gang stalking has already been introduced in one of my earlier articles as a group of people in a ...

siskiyou commented on Rheyanne Weaver's post Gaslighting: Psychological Manipulation to the Extreme

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Has anyone had or heard of any success with pain management using Celebrex? My doctor wrote me a script, but there is no generic substitute. I know it will be pretty pricey. Is it worth it?

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hey friends, i have very painful fibro. i am a great-grandmaw raising two great -grandkids. they are girls ages 11& 9. it is so hard on me. some days i can't hardly get out of bed.i need ...

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I have all of the above disorders. I wonder if maybe they are all related to each other. Does anyone else have all these problems?

siskiyou commented on casaatthebeach's post Does anyone have CHF, COPD, Asthma, RSD and IBM with Fibromyalgia?

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I have all of the above disorders. I wonder if maybe they are all related to each other. Does anyone else have all these problems?

siskiyou commented on casaatthebeach's post Does anyone have CHF, COPD, Asthma, RSD and IBM with Fibromyalgia?

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My name is Lauren and i am an artist living with MS. I was diagnosed 7 years ago at 43 but was experiencing MS symptoms at least 7 years before that. I am working on an art installation called ...

siskiyou commented on Lauren's post I am an artist living with MS and working on an art installation called The Following Sea which centers on illness.

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People can suffer from emotional or psychological trauma as a result of various traumatic events, such as rape, war, accidents, abuse and natural disasters. For people who have gone through ...

siskiyou commented on Rheyanne Weaver's post Recovering From Trauma

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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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Hello. My name is Marilyn and I have sarcoidosis. Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease that affects any bodily organ. Specifically it almost always starts in the lungs. February of 07 I went in ...

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Hello. My name is Marilyn and I have sarcoidosis. Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease that affects any bodily organ. Specifically it almost always starts in the lungs. February of 07 I went in ...

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Have you ever tried to relax after a long day in your favorite recliner only to have a creepy-crawly, jumpy feeling in your legs? You feel like you want to kick your feet or shake your legs, but ...

siskiyou commented on Vonnie Kennedy's post Battling Restless Leg Syndrome? Choose Your Weapon of Relief

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i am 23yr old lady,my marriage was before 3 yrs.but i feel pain during intercourse.but now around 6 mnths we r trying to do as much possible.lastly we did it halfway.my last period was on 4th ...

siskiyou commented on Anonymous' post there is any possibility for pregnanacy?

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I have been told I have Fibro also, been given Cymbalta for it and OA! Personally I cant tell the diff between OA and fibro to tell the truth...the OA is so painful I cant tell the dif and I have ...

siskiyou commented on nylonanny's post Fibromyalgia, barretts esophagus, and osteoarthritis

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-ilists. The doctors appear to become frustrated and throw their hands up in the air, disregard my other health issues and only refer to me being depressed and that is what needs to be ...

siskiyou commented on Anonymous' post For the third time I've been through a divorce of sorts with my primary care Dr. ~ was abrupt as well as unexpected! He says he also refuses to refill my medications without an interim period to locate another Dr. This is the third time as well as

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It is the beginning of National Nutrition Month, and the focus on health eating reflects the new MyPlate from the USDA. For sure, the nutrition experts will agree that filling half of one’s ...

siskiyou commented on EmpowHER's post Healthy Frozen Food For Busy Moms!

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"Dear Jacqui," the message begins. "I have a very dry vagina, and I had sex. Now I am really itching. And it hurts when my husband penetrates." Or, “Every time my boyfriend and I have sex, my ...

siskiyou commented on Jacqui Brandwynne's post Soreness after Sex: How to Avoid It

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i took care of my husband who was very ill until the day he died. he was a young man, only 44. he was also addicted to drugs, alcohol, and women. the women still hit on him even though his ...

siskiyou commented on health nut1's post taking care of a chronically ill addicted spouse.

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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 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 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 heard a lot about Japanese hair straightening and since I have a head full of curls, I've been thinking about getting it done. We always want the opposite of what we have! Does anyone ...

siskiyou commented on ScooterGirl's post Does Japanese hair straightening work and is it safe for my hair?

siskiyou commented on Anonymous' post is hydrocodone ever used in treatments for severe depression

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last year i broke up with my partner..we had been together 16 years...in 2004 she was diagnosed with cancer...this is what she told me,she went for treatment...i was so busy working i never went ...

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Smoking marijuana can trigger the suppression of the body’s immune functions, revealing why users are more susceptible to certain cancers and infections, according to a new study by an ...

siskiyou commented on Lynette Summerill's post Smoking Marijuana may Trigger Immune Suppression, Increase Cancer Risk

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I ended up alone with a guy in his apartment.... We started kissing then the kisses got deeper...and one thing lead to another...we ended up on his bed....he gave me oral and then we proceeded to ...

siskiyou commented on Anonymous' post How high is my risk for an STD from my out of control behavior?

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You read a book or watch movie...even read an article about how to get better, rise above hard situations that life throws at is always because eventually the family rose to assist each other. I ...

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Just received a call from my doctor's office telling me that tests show I have LUPUS! I'm scared as I know nothing about this decease! I have the DRY EYE SYNDROME and ...

siskiyou commented on Finncess1's post I was diagnosed with Lupus today!

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I've been with a man for over a year. When we met, although he was very outgoing, friendly, loving person, he was going through a difficult semi-depression that came into life when he broke up ...

siskiyou commented on Anonymous' post my fiancee refuses to have sex with me...