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Thu, Feb 20 8:03pm · Adult Life after a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in Brain & Nervous System

I have loose leaf books piled up and when I need info I don’t know where I wrote it. My organizational executive skills are gone!! Really difficult. Besideforgetting my point I was trying to make or get across to someone. I am grateful for many things. Can’t find the right word for exactly what I’m trying to say most of the time. It’s frustrating because I’m suppose to be teaching. Sharon C

Mon, Feb 17 4:36am · Afib Triggers: Mine is my neck or body position, yours? in Heart Rhythm Conditions

Is an ablation the same as getting an ICD defibrillator? I get tachycardia, bradycardia, and at times, on occasion may skip a beat or feel like going to pop out of my skin. I believe mine is brought on by stress, caffeine and alcohol. I try to not let things bother me so less stress. I don’t drink any alcohol but continue to drink decaf coffee. I so appreciate these articles affirming triggers and what to do about it. I am trying to eat right but extremely difficult loosing weight. I’m 73 and do go to cardiac rehab when able. Also once or twice a week senior swim or rather just exercise at the pool Y.

Sun, Feb 9 7:17am · Afib: What causes an episode? What if I don't notice? in Heart Rhythm Conditions

I replied to a post on A fib and I don’t see it on here. Am I doing something wrong?

Sun, Feb 9 6:40am · Afib: What causes an episode? What if I don't notice? in Heart Rhythm Conditions

Just a suggestion. Could the not getting enough air be COPD? Chronic obstructive pulmonary Disease. Going to a dr. Like a pulmonary specialist. A breathing specialist. I know how a fib feels I was diagnosed couple years ago. I have been sleeping on a chair. But I do only get a couple hours sleep a night. I probably have sleep apnea but when I went for the testing twice they couldn’t get a reading because I don’t sleep. I’m so tired, I can hardly move at times. I also feel my a fib, sometimes tachycardia fast other times feel like skips and thumping out of my chest. Isn’t life grand. Lol. I’m grateful for another day of life. My best to you.

Dec 11, 2019 · Keto diet and Keto diet pills.. in Healthy Living

I am a 73 year old female. I was put on a similar food plan. For me it’s a way of life. No sugar or sweet, no flour,no carbs, no complex carbs either, which includes potatoes. I’m doing this to not only stay alive, but have a better quality of life. It’s eating to live not living to eat. I have lost 60 lbs. so far, of which is fat not muscle. My numbers have gone down. My A1C went from 7.1 to 5.5 I no longer take metformin. My cholesterol was very high, but similar to yours is my experience also with the triglycerides and HDL. I’m able to walk a little a bit better. Feel better. Outlook on life is more positive. I had so many illnesses, some are gone some better. Their has been damage that may not be reversible, but all and all this healthy way of eating has been a life saver. Too much to put on here. I have A fib, heart problems, Lyme disease. Tumor on right adrenal gland, COPD needed oxygen, diabetes, high blood pressure., also stage 3 kidney disease. They said you can’t reverse kidney disease. I’m now stage 2. All has improved or gone. It’s been about a year or so. I feel great. Of course because of kidneys I couldn’t have 6 -8 oz. protein, I had 3 at each meal. I eat more healthy fat and 8-16 oz veggies or salad at each meal.

Dec 22, 2018 · How do you stick to your dietary plan when traveling for medical care? in Just Want to Talk

I’m a 72 year old female who has stage 3 kidney disease. I think that’s what this is about? Since I also have traumatic brain injury, can’t remember and looking at the replies it doesn’t say. Anyway when I go out to a resturant I bring my own dressing and sometimes pack raw cabbage cauliflower, red bell peppers etc all cut up. I know that’s good for the kidneys. I try to stick to only 2 oz. of protein for each meal. Since my potassium is high my nephrologist told me to avoid bananas, tomatoes, oranges and I think avacados? It seems to me a kidney diet is not eating many healthy things, please correct me as to specifics if I’m not correct.
I pack up a meal like maybe salad with maybe 2oz. Chicken salad or tuna salad on my alas. Lots of water. I probably drink too much decaf coffee, although black no sugar. I’m allergic to all forms of sugar. Wow it’s diffi since flour turns to sugar, so no sugar or flour in addition to what to eat for my kidneys. Any help, suggestions would be appreciated. I also have a fib etc. COPD diabetes and Lyme disease Thanks for reading.

Dec 22, 2018 · Mild traumatic brain injury in Brain & Nervous System

Thank you for your reply. I really am grateful. I will give it a try. Stay well and we have to try and live in the solution.

Dec 22, 2018 · Mild traumatic brain injury in Brain & Nervous System

Good morning friends, it is so frustrating to forget my point in the middle of a sentence. Forget or can’t find the right word to express what I mean to say. Can’t remember what I did or said 5 minutes ago. It is quite scary. Anyone have professional help on what to do other than puzzles, using the brain when it’s so difficult to think? Thank you for any help . Cognitive therapy helped but insurance won’t cover now.