Meditation prior to sleep

Posted by pollingtest1 @pollingtest1, Aug 28, 2017

Has anyone ever tried meditating prior to sleep? Is it difficult to incorporate into your schedule?

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@maureercria

Your case sounds identical to mine including the urinary urgency block and full strgnth IBS pills for constipation. My urologist told me nothing stops the needing to get up at night to go if that's what I thought. He said it only stops me from having leaks before I get to the toilet. Also the last time I got the IBS pills with constipation, it cost me $252 and then they want $119 this last time and neither one of these kinds of pills helped so I'm going a few days on my own to see. I just can't afford that kind of money for something that doesn't help much or at all. The last prescription of pills for urinary urgency were going to cost me $81 for one month.

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@maureercria thanks for the info. A long time ago I was on oxybutnin and then vesicare but got off of them because I started having confusion episodes which apparently can occur with vesicare, particularly in combination with some other meds. I got off that and a couple of other prescriptions with no bad effects. I got off them and had no episodes of confusion for three months so we thought that had done it but it turned out to be HE episodes from cirrhosis. The vesicare did help a bit and I guess my insurance must have paid for it because I do not recall it being particularly expensive.
I often have problems when I get the car into the garage and am heading into the house. I can't help but think that part of my problem is psychological since it seems that it becomes extremely urgent when I get near a bathroom, to the point where I often saturate a pad.
I have an appointment with a urologist who was recommended by my gynecologist but I wonder if he is the right person to go to. I am thinking if part of my problem is psychological that I might be better off with a urogynecologist.
JK

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@maureercria

I am on Medicare and the first Vesicare cost me $252 because of my deductible needing to be met. My next bottle was going to cost about $118 and I thought that was still too much.

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@maureercria that what I thought when I prescribed myrbetriq. At that point I just figured I would live with frequent bathroom trips but it has gotten worse. As I said in the prior post, I do not recall the vesicare costing anything that seemed that unreasonable.
JK

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@maureercria

Your case sounds identical to mine including the urinary urgency block and full strgnth IBS pills for constipation. My urologist told me nothing stops the needing to get up at night to go if that's what I thought. He said it only stops me from having leaks before I get to the toilet. Also the last time I got the IBS pills with constipation, it cost me $252 and then they want $119 this last time and neither one of these kinds of pills helped so I'm going a few days on my own to see. I just can't afford that kind of money for something that doesn't help much or at all. The last prescription of pills for urinary urgency were going to cost me $81 for one month.

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@jimhd Jim, it was a long time ago that I took oxybutynin but if I recall correctly it did not help me much, not as much as Vesicare did, but even that did not help much.
JK

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@maureercria

I am on Medicare and the first Vesicare cost me $252 because of my deductible needing to be met. My next bottle was going to cost about $118 and I thought that was still too much.

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My urologist said these medicines "are NOT supposed to make it so you won't have to get up and go to the bathroom". They are to stop you from premature release of the urine before you get to the bathroom. I was surprised at this because the numerous times of getting up during the night are my biggest problem with it. He told me that the urge to urinate is supposed to be when you are awake and is supposed to be shut off when we're asleep. If we believe this, it would mean that other things wake me up, and then I have to go to the bathroom because I am awake. This is really disappointing.

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@maureercria

I am on Medicare and the first Vesicare cost me $252 because of my deductible needing to be met. My next bottle was going to cost about $118 and I thought that was still too much.

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@maureercria thanks, good to know. I also have night sweats from my immunosuppressants. It seems that they come on when I get up for a bathroom call. If I had fewer bathroom calls I sure would get better sleep. I think if I go to bed totally exhausted I do wake up fewer times but it’s a catch-22. I try to get to bed early enough to make up for my constantly interrupted sleep.
JK

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@maureercria

Your case sounds identical to mine including the urinary urgency block and full strgnth IBS pills for constipation. My urologist told me nothing stops the needing to get up at night to go if that's what I thought. He said it only stops me from having leaks before I get to the toilet. Also the last time I got the IBS pills with constipation, it cost me $252 and then they want $119 this last time and neither one of these kinds of pills helped so I'm going a few days on my own to see. I just can't afford that kind of money for something that doesn't help much or at all. The last prescription of pills for urinary urgency were going to cost me $81 for one month.

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@contentandwell

Funny. I thought it was just me. I usually have to hurry into the house.

Jim

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I find that Chakra Balancing of the heart chakra helps a lot. All you have to do is relax in a comfortable, quiet room and visualize your inner child being cradled in your hands inside your heart. Pandora has heart chakra meditation music, but you don't need to have music, you can hum a lullaby to your inner child.

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@maureercria

I am on Medicare and the first Vesicare cost me $252 because of my deductible needing to be met. My next bottle was going to cost about $118 and I thought that was still too much.

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Have you been tested for magnesium, Vitamin D, zinc, and Vitamin B12 deficiencies? The red blood cell magnesium test detects magnesium in muscle and bones, which is where 99% of your magnesium is. Magnesium is what keeps calcium in your muscles and bones and is involved in 700 to 800 processes in your body. Dr. Carolyn Dean's book, "The Miracle of Magnesium" is available on her website and has recently been updated. I found when I'm magnesium is deficient, I'm incontinent.

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@maureercria

I am on Medicare and the first Vesicare cost me $252 because of my deductible needing to be met. My next bottle was going to cost about $118 and I thought that was still too much.

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I receive the. Worst Pills, Best Pills Healthletter. A while ago they had an article that said that ALL medicines meant to treat all types of leakages only make the problems worse. The article also went on to list foods that cause the leakages. You might want to research for that article.

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@maureercria

I am on Medicare and the first Vesicare cost me $252 because of my deductible needing to be met. My next bottle was going to cost about $118 and I thought that was still too much.

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I totally agree with you. I have to go to bed early just to try to get 6 hours of sleep in by 8 AM or so. I hate going to bed because I know what will happen.

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@maureercria

Your case sounds identical to mine including the urinary urgency block and full strgnth IBS pills for constipation. My urologist told me nothing stops the needing to get up at night to go if that's what I thought. He said it only stops me from having leaks before I get to the toilet. Also the last time I got the IBS pills with constipation, it cost me $252 and then they want $119 this last time and neither one of these kinds of pills helped so I'm going a few days on my own to see. I just can't afford that kind of money for something that doesn't help much or at all. The last prescription of pills for urinary urgency were going to cost me $81 for one month.

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I have that "urgency" thing. I'm thinking my urologist said it had to do with the aging of the brain and a chemistry change.

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@maureercria

Your case sounds identical to mine including the urinary urgency block and full strgnth IBS pills for constipation. My urologist told me nothing stops the needing to get up at night to go if that's what I thought. He said it only stops me from having leaks before I get to the toilet. Also the last time I got the IBS pills with constipation, it cost me $252 and then they want $119 this last time and neither one of these kinds of pills helped so I'm going a few days on my own to see. I just can't afford that kind of money for something that doesn't help much or at all. The last prescription of pills for urinary urgency were going to cost me $81 for one month.

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Have your doctor order a red blood cell magnesium test, tests for Vitamin D, zinc, B12 and copper deficiencies.

Make sure if you are taking a Vitamins B complex vitamin that it contains the Methyl B12 and not the cyanide B12. Cyanide is a killer. Why is this killer in my B Complex? And what is it doing to my body? I take both the B complex with the cyanide B12 and the Methyl B12.about 8 to 12 hours apart. Since the B vitamins are water soluble and transported by HDL cholesterol and leaves the body through sweat and urine, is there any problem doubling up on the B12?

Need Selenium? You can get a full day's worth of the RDA in one half cup cottage cheese. High salt content, so watch out. Don't add extra seasonings containing salt. Black pepper is great. Dill weed adds a little excitement to the flavor.

Learn how to do Kegel exercises correctly. Strengthen your pelvic floor muscles.

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