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Avatar n tn I have no complications after having this disease for over 17 years. No branch of the military will allow me to enlist due to the fact that I am a diabetic. Considering I am perfectly able to do anything that the military requires, I think this is extremely unfair and unjust. I certainly understand why they would not want a diabetic to fill a combat position, but there are numerous non-combat positions that a diabetic could fill.
1199040 tn?1265239024 We can not and do not want to get anything from the military for infecting Vernon. It is impossible to prove. This day is long gone. It is enough for us to know and to understand how and when it happened. We have good insurance that military provides, and we are happy with that. I don't know why there are less Vietnam era women vets that are infected, but I am sure that they exist. Maybe the reason is that there was much less women serving then men.
Avatar n tn it keeps moving out until it's gone, starts off not being able to focus then it clears up with the jittery patterns moving to my peripheral vision/side view..then a bit of a headache for about a day to day 1/2. I think I'm missing something in my diet.
Avatar m tn My Neurologist, who was also military now retired (I was diagnosed on an AFB after I retired) said that I won't tell you that vaccines cause MS or other health problems, but will tell you the truth, and that there are way more instances per capita of MS from former US Military members, as compared to the civilian population.
1166523 tn?1264368243 I have found that dealing with military docs can be a real pain sometimes. I am so thankful for the insurance, but sometimes the quality we get isn't all that great. I am so sorry you had to go through the same thing I am and am glad that you finally found a diagnosis. The radiologist that read my mri was military and believe me when I say I am not surprised at the fact that they read it the way they did.
Avatar f tn Also, contact family services on your local base for temporary housing needs, or to lock him out if you are in military housing. If you are retired military then read on. 6) You don't indicate your age, so in case you are retired military, the above doesn't apply but you need to know as the spouse, after so many years you are entitled to full medical benefits, regardless of your marriage status to him.
544292 tn?1268886268 I think all of these ideas about going to a detox facility are ... not designed for me. Cause I have no insurance. I don't want another drug to get off this one. I just want them all GONE. I'm not planning on turning over my life or health to ANY doctor again. Not after this last 5 years of horrible side effects. Honestly, it was as if they just didn't care.
Avatar f tn http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/40885541/ 1/3/11 'A lot of people might think, 'The end's coming, let's go party.' But we're commanded by God to warn people' RALEIGH, N.C. — If there had been time, Marie Exley would have liked to start a family. Instead, the 32-year-old Army veteran has less than six months left, which she'll spend spreading a stark warning: Judgment Day is almost here.
535089 tn?1400677119 Vicks Formula 44M containing Dextromethorphan, and Primatene-M containing perylamine as well as the pain reliever Demerol, and prescription anti-depressant Elavil test positive for opiates up to three days. Even Quinine water can also cause a positive reading for opiates. Poppy Seeds such as the ones on a bagel from your favorite deli, etc. The journal of Clinical Chemistry Vol.33 No.
Avatar f tn Don't let them tell you he won't improve and don't give up fighting with the insurance companies for more therapy. My dad was 80 when he had his stroke so I think they just wanted to give up on him and put him in a nursing home. Good luck to you and keep us posted on his progress.
Avatar f tn Alaska Beauty Queen a bit of good if she has to take his place if he has a massive health issue. ----would you really vote for her for President? Good night John Boy - Good Night Ellen - Good Night PAPPAW - go to the house.
147426 tn?1317269232 I have blurred right sided vision (dim, and double vision sometimes it did hurt for about a week, but opthomologist did not see anything) I wobble when I stand, I stagger when I walk, and sometimes I slur my speech.I am tired and dizzy. Sometimes Very dizzy. All of my labs have come back negative, (lyme, vitamins, cbc) EMG Negative, ENT doc said wasn't my ears. My mri (no contrast) came back negative. so I have been told it can't be MS.
544292 tn?1268886268 Hi Tramadol Warriors, Many people have come here for many years, giving support and getting support. Because I still believe that Tramadol is unique in it's ... terror and torture of humans, this thread continues. The people who can understand what you are going thru are the people who have kicked it and there's people here who come back to lend a hand. You also will never need an understanding ear as much. You can do it. You can quit. You do not need to be a slave to Tramadol.
475555 tn?1303617674 We have no problem with NVHR running the show as long as it's transparent, and focused on HCV issues/patients including the 2.6 million retired military and veterans that the VA refuses to provide awareness campaigns for.
975514 tn?1325001538 Hello and welcome to the Fibromyalgia/CFS forum on MedHelp. This forum is a place for people to come and share experiences with FMS and CFS. Some of you may have a diagnosis from your doctor, some of you may be seeking an answer for undiagnosed symptoms and some of you may be a relative or friend of one who is suffering. This is a great place to learn more and to gain support from others who suffer as well.
Avatar f tn Another member has recommended that I look into Low Dose Naltrexone LDN which will be part of a very long, indepth interview with this new guy... as well as Vyvanse. A fight I have been on with the local insurance - to get back on for that two years. The only stimulant that seems to work for my chronic fatigue! They have forced me on Amphetamine Salts ER 20mg which is like a sugar pill and has started to give me nightmares! My psychiatrist disagrees. Another idiot! Sorry for the rant.
543518 tn?1245325627 I have always been self employed and worked since I was very young got my first job when I was 14 spending nights in a veterinary hospital giving dogs and cats medicine and sleeping on a cot then started beauty school when I was 16 they let me in early I went after school and on Saturdays I have never known not working Self employed means you work harder than anyone else that works for you and work is never done Insurance you only have it if you pay for it I pay for it and have never been w
551343 tn?1350880995 It's another recent thing going on in my decrepid body and every other user name I tried was taken. It's been nearly 12 years now for me. My vision started going and my legs went with it in 1998. I was admitted to hospital and told they thought it was demylination and that I would get IV steroids.I didn't get the steroids, finally got mri four months later and saw a neuro. I had to leave work as I couldn't see to do my job. I was also not allowed to drive.
Avatar n tn I have been taking Topomax for one month. My doc prescribed it for me for weight loss.( 50 mg/day) I have not lost a pound...nor have I lost my appetite. Irritability? Yes. Weight Loss--no. I am on Zoloft 50mg/day for depression for 11 years now. Does anyone know if Zoloft can deter the weight loss? I have been struggling with my weigbt for so long and have heard of people having such positive reults from Topomax. Any advice from anyone?
286034 tn?1201100440 ) So much for being valedictorian. I worked for a few years in geology consulting, and then moved into environmental farm planning. I quit work after I had my first baby to stay home and raise him proper. Been loving being at home, enjoying the kiddos and fleshing out my passions in other areas. I love to knit, bake, garden, and do pysanky (egg decorating with wax and dyes). I'm hoping to make some money with it - maybe not a lot, but enough I can justify buying supplies!
Avatar f tn Going to gym working out Taking a vacation in a hotel for a few days (every pain is gone). A good massage, hard massaging, getting the knotts out (dont get a weak cheap massage). Massage therapy for me is the best option because i dont have time to vacation. Bottom line is i think i have stress and probably some allergies and everything combines to make my neck get swollen and my brain swollen. Stress is a killer, you all know that. Do your selves a favor and take a break.
807420 tn?1238225628 but not when I am lying down if the pillow is a proper pillow and I am NOT in a prone position (face down) ... prone positions are TERRIBLE for headaches, both tension type and migraine... horrible trigger, terrible for the neck... it is highly suggested that you sleep on your back or on your side, but NEVER on your stomach.
147426 tn?1317269232 neuro-opthamologist my be closing in on the double vision. he said for sure it is NOT cn 6 palsy. Thanks for listening I hope this helps someone else.
3119293 tn?1342054132 I was able to sleep a little during the day and last night got about 6 hours sleep. But for the last two days I've had this feeling that my body's just not right. I've not had any nausea or vomiting, just diarrhea and a general feeling of malaise. And really not much energy or any ambition. Not sure if I'm bordering on depression. (Though I did have some ambition to get a little done on the computer when I woke up at 2:00 am this morning, but that only lasted a couple of hours.