Sharing my relief with you. :)

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   Posted 12/3/2006 1:38 AM (GMT -6)   
 It's impossible to comfortably keep a heating pad on my neck. So I took a scarf and sewed a rectangular seam at the fold, filled it 3/4 full with rice and sewed it shut. Microwave it for 15-20 seconds and you have a fashionable heat pack for 20 minutes! :) Just tie the scarf around your neck and tie it in a bow or use a brooch. It feels good!
I suppose you could use it on a knee or arm as well, whatever it would fit around.
I am listing symptoms/test results cuz my Dr is still trying to figure out exactly what's going on with me. If any of this rings a bell with you, email me at daisyhen at msn dot com.
DDD- MRI confirmed
Arthritis-xray confirmed
disc slippage in neck-MRI confirmed
Ulcers-endoscopic confirm
dishydrotic eczema
Had both knees scoped in '93' (awesome improvement)
Are we having fun yet?

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   Posted 12/3/2006 1:44 PM (GMT -6)   
very cool... and handy.. .thank you! :)
Confirmed Diagnosis of - Psoriatic Arthritis/Spondylitis/Graves Disease/GERD/Scoliosis/Hiatal Hernia/Graves Disease of the Eyes/Chronic UTIs
Current Meds -  Enbrel/Prevacid/Synthroid/Nitrofurantoin
Past Meds - Inderal/PTU/Prednisone/Voltaren/Feldene/Mobic/Cortisone and Steroid Shots
Additional Supplements - Multi-Vitamin/Bromelian/Acidophilus/Green Tea

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   Posted 12/5/2006 12:00 AM (GMT -6)   
thanks for the tip!


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   Posted 12/5/2006 12:52 PM (GMT -6)   
kewl, taht answers my earlier question on the other post i guess you are doing heat verses cold. :) hope it helps yalinda
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