The Lighter Side: An Unexpected and Superb GP Experience - it CAN Happen!
And, as always, try to keep smiling on the PMR / GCA Journey ;-)...
Scared, confused and would just like help for alcoholism
Hi everyone I have been a drinker since my teen years, but very heavy drinker for at least 4/5 years, every day. The past year since my husba...
Is Hashi's causing high blood pressure?
Hi - I was diagnosed with Hashi's last March and am currently on 3 grains NDT ( Biothroid )....
Any Advice/ Experience with a Colonoscopy?
My GP has put me on the 2 week fast track for a colonoscopy, so I had to Uber myself to the hospital for a blood test to check on my kidney f...
Renal function test
Have just been reading some posts and read that if on apixaban that you should have regular tests. So, what is this test?...
Uncontrolled sugar level
I am diabetic for the last more than 25 years and now insulin dependent aged 70 years. Inspite of all these my FBS and PPBS are not coming do...
I have just read on the internet that losartan 25mgs nd 100mgs is being recalled as it has been discovered during tests that it contains a ca...
Hi Gp has told me to start tapering to 12.5 mgs as I’ve been on 15 mg Pred since diagnosis 8 wks ago. Letting me chose how I do it....
( i had an ablation for Afib/flutter a month ago and so far so good )...
Lung transplant waiting list rise prompts donation plea.
The number of people waiting for a lung transplant has gone up by 46% over the past five years, according to official figures. NHS Blood and ...
Caregiver for my fiance with alchohol cirrhosis.
Hello everyone... I came across this site and wanted to share with you my story of My fiance.....
Finally Pulmonary Doc tests
Hi.. I saw my new Doc and took the testing....
Any advice on oedema of the feet in the heat?
Hi all, I have mild CKD with very few symptoms ( stage 3 ). This current heatwave in the U.K. is playing merry hell with my feet though....
Low stomach acid
Hello all. As so many of us I have low stomach acid and want to do something about it....
Concrete Solutions to Fasting Blood Sugar (Dawn Phenomena)
While i am aware of the Dawn phenomenon and have read articles regarding the same here , i have yet not been able to help myself to reduce my...
Right Heart Catheter
Hello All Have any of you recently had a heart catheterisation recently please? Which vein did they use ( usually neck, groin or arm/wrist)?...
Strange n Scary! BS drop after 3-5 hrs of having meal!
Medicines - metformin 500 SR post Dinner // Rozaval 20 - Statin - Post Dinner // Concor 5 post b/f Since last 2 days, observing strange Drop ...
Beta Blocker quandary
I’m now in persistent AF confirmed by a recent 5 day loop ecg. I had a Cryoablation in Feb 2017....
So.. for those of you who know me I am ANTI MEDICATIONS for EVERYTHING and ANYTHING But I must try it out because i cant gain courage.....
Non-cirrhotic portal hypertension
Hi all, I'm hoping to hear stories or advice regarding non-cirrhotic portal hypertension. My dad is currently in our local hospital's HDU rec...
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