Nutrition and medications
I have slowly been learning the effects of prednisone on the body and its nutritional status. How many of us were told at the beginning of th...
Checking your own medications - lesson reinforcement!
I have written about our wonderful xmas with OH in hospital before. Today we have a new instalment to add: Another detail to add to David's "...
To take or not to take!!
I have now completed many hours of research from Journals, websites and blog's and found the following information. T Scores are compared to ...
I’ve been on Ibrance/letrozole combo for 1 year now. I started on 125 mg, but dropped to 100 mg after the first cycle....
Hi Everyone, what are your thoughts on ADCAL D3 supplement, my rheumatologist wants me to start on it, he says given my young age ( 56 ) and ...
Too much calcium in blood
Another blood test next week a ) cholesterol ( they forgot this time ) and b ) deficiencies in diet - to see if same excess calcium result co...
How can my Dad get his Calcium level up?
Low Calcium 8.2 —1 month ago. Besides 2 -600mg of Calcium a day and 2 glasses of milk a day, how can my Dad get his numbers up?...
For those with bone metastasis: what are (were) your ALP numbers or bone-ALP?
Not sure if really sensitive, but after 2 PSMA PET CT, 1 biopsy and now a very detailed mri ( waiting results, very long inside mri for about...
Calcium with vitamin D and K?
I am currently quite excited because, since being diagnosed with PMR in March, i have just got my very first face to face appointment with a ...
Ectopics or Atrial fibrillation (?)
Medications via Cardiologist: Vasocardol ( calcium blocker ) and Flecainide 50mg to 75mg 2X a day....
Flick’s blood test results for anyone who is interested
Everything normal, no action needed, so Kidneys, liver, bone calcium levels, diabetes all normal. Blood count 15, which is pretty high - so m...
Taking the plunge
In the light of my PMR diagnosis, this proved to be a very sensible decision. If it was PMR the steroids should make me quickly feel a lot be...
A good visit to the doctor
I went to see the doctor today to get my bone density scan results. I was ready for a discussion regarding not taking alendronic acid....
A frustrating case of parathyroidism
Has anyone been diagnosed with primary hyperparathyroidism but nothing shows up on a scan? I feel pretty fatigued most of the time and would ...
Atrial fibrillation effects on life.
I was taken to A&E with a too fast heart beat. They kept me overnight said I had atrial fibrillation, gave me aspirin and beta blockers and s...
Asthmatics' must start to take control of there own health
I have been on this forum for less than 2 weeks and have listened to what people are going through with there asthma I think all would love t...
Melatonin - Review.
New review paper from Spain below. I have been using melatonin for PCa for 15 years....
Hello Wonderful Women Warriors! I'm looking for advice and I'd like to hear of others experiences....
Levothyroxine and Dairy
For those like me who were not aware of this, it was drawn to my attention yesterday that dairy products should not be consumed within 4 hour...
To take or not take Statins?
LDL-C 161, CT Calcium score 979, passed a stress test, no symptoms. My Cardiologist wants me to take 40mg Lipitor....
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