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Sat, Aug 24 2:51pm · Undiagnosed auto immune disease in Autoimmune Diseases

Please do this — it will help you. Read: https://www.vox.com/the-highlight/2019/6/18/18677511/lyme-disease-diagnosis-health You should find a functional/integrative medical doctor….they can run a test called ISAGENIX that will test for Lyme Disease….the one that is offered in regular medical centers is from the CDC and it does not test all types of Lyme.

Sat, Aug 24 2:49pm · Polymyalgia rheumatica in Autoimmune Diseases

You should find a functional/integrative medical doctor….they can run a test called ISAGENIX that will test for Lyme Disease….the one that is offered in regular medical centers is from the CDC and it does not test all types of Lyme. Please do this — it will help you. Also, read: https://www.vox.com/the-highlight/2019/6/18/18677511/lyme-disease-diagnosis-health Best wishes!

Sat, Aug 3 1:57am · Can a person take Forteo again after a 5 year break? in Bones, Joints & Muscles

Here is what my endocrinologist wrote in my report: Her bone mineral density from this visit shows a femur neck T-score -0.9 which is up 4.5% since starting teriparatide. Lab work shows a normal calcium, creatinine, and 25-hydroxy vitamin D of 40 ng/mL.

I hope that you have a significant increase in density too!

Fri, Aug 2 4:30am · Can a person take Forteo again after a 5 year break? in Bones, Joints & Muscles

I took Actonel for several years before taking Forteo for 12 months. Then, I took Actonel for 12 more months, saving the rest of the Forteo for dates closer to an anticipated spine surgery. Finally, I finished 12 more months of Forteo. To hold the gained bone density, one must stay on a strong builder, so I had a yearly infusion of RECLAST and will do that for five more years annually. I have had lots of fractures after 30 years of Prednisone for Rheumatoid Disease, so this is all, sadly, necessary. The great news is that my bone density has improved very nicely!

Mon, Jun 10 1:48pm · Undiagnosed auto immune disease in Autoimmune Diseases

The symptoms that you describe sound so much like what my daughter and I have experienced. We were tested for Lyme Disease with a test from the CDC…the usual one used in hospitals and clinics. We tested negative for Lyme. Then…we went to a Functional Integrative Medical Doctor and she used a test for Lyme called ISAGENIX. Both of us tested positive on several strains of Lyme. We learned that antibiotics actually make Lyme worse before it gets better, but antibiotics are THE treatment needed. There are actually Lyme Literate doctors scattered throughout the country. There is one in Mankato, MN and another in Columbia, MO. It would DEFINITELY be worth your time and money to get a consult with one of these doctors. They alternate antibiotics and use tons of supplements…and finally, you will get your health and your life back. There are Facebook pages dedicated to this as well since Lyme patients have so many struggles and they need to collaborate for answers. I feel VERY strongly that this is what you are dealing with since you have all of the symptoms. Best wishes….

Fri, Mar 1 9:00pm · Chronic Back Pain for Years in Spine Health

Thanks!

Fri, Mar 1 8:46pm · Chronic Back Pain for Years in Spine Health

Where are the Integrative Pain Specialists? Does Mayo employ them in their Pain Department?

Fri, Mar 1 8:43pm · Chronic Back Pain for Years in Spine Health

I have also had some wonderful massage therapists who are trained in cranial sacral release.