Hi, I am really worried about my younger sister. She is 49yrs, and not in the best of health at all.
She has a metal plate in her back, derterioation in the upper spine, has problems with her feet (can't stand for long without pain in soles) was told she had shingles in her feet? now its thought to be some kind of skin disorder.
Her GP put her on HRT tablets which she has had to come off (10yrs is up) she is finding the Menopause hell to deal with.
She was told 12months ago that her Cholesterol was 12.5 but offered no meds??? maybe because she was on the HRT???
She has had a bad headache since December, this is interfering with her daily living, she can't function cant lift her head up.
The GP has given her AB x 3 courses (said it was her sinuses that were infected) ? she is in a desperate state.
She has a prolaspe which nobody seems to want to know about? she has to go and have Physio for this and do excercises which are exhausting her and causing more back pain? I think she needs surgery for this.
She was diagnosed with Raynaulds Disease last year, yet again no treatment offered.
she is at her whits end. She went once again to see her GP, and was told she only has 10mins so is always leaving the surgery without getting to the root of all her problems.
She is on lots of pain meds , she is always in pain.
Told she had a vit B deficeincy, no treatment?
On Monday her GP examined her chest, and told her she has a pocket on her right lung?? and she is now awaiting x rays.
Still no concern over the constant head pain? I am so concerned about her.
I have told her to ask GP for the NHS health check which is available for 40-70yr olds?? but if they are not doing anything to help her so far, where can she turn?
I feel that she may take drastic action if she gets no relief from the head pain soon.
She is in bed on and off throughout the day. I wish someone could help her perhaps give her a long appointment, and review her terrible situation, and her meds.
I have to watch her struggle through each day, and its breaking my heart, what can I do to help her get things sorted out? if she could just get rid of the head pain for a starter then at least she could start to organise her health, and her life, before it is to late. Any opinions or advice would be so welcome. I am sorry this is so long winded but I can honestly say I have never known anybody to have so many health problems as she has, and she does not know where she can turn to. x