The Doctor finally got it right

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   Posted 6/10/2010 1:55 PM (GMT -6)   
Well I went to see my Doctor yesterday, and he talked to be about my falling asleep and no being able to wake me. Now I have been going months on almost no sleep. Just these black out or what ever you could call them when I fall asleep for about15 hours when no one can wake me. He was happy because as I thought it is my body's way off getting the rest it needed.
So yesterday he gave me a new lot off meds to take and I slept for 8 hours last night.
I still have a mild headache this morning. But it is nothing like I have been suffering.
Praise the Lord.
FMS,CFS.IBS, Migraine

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   Posted 6/10/2010 2:26 PM (GMT -6)   

I am so happy for you!!! Isn't it nice when the doctor finally listens and does something to help us? I have a really good and understanding doctor. I am very happy with him. We are fortunate to have such good doctors. Some people never do find the right one and suffer needlessly.

I hope that your headache goes away. And I am glad that you got some rest. What did he give you? I take ambien and it helps a lot with restful sleep. Though I could sleep 24/7 actually and still be tired without it.

Take care,
Hugs, Karen
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   Posted 6/10/2010 3:19 PM (GMT -6)   
Kathy, I'm happy that your doc appointment went well. Hoping the new meds will be very
helpful to you!

Hugs, Robin
Fibromyalgia, MCTD (Lupus, Scleroderma & RA) Raynaud's, Osteoporosis,
Osteoarthritis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Migraines, and Hypertension
Prescription Meds: Savella, Cyclobenzaprine, Methotrexate, Diltiazem, Boniva,
Folic Acid.  OTC Meds: Multi-vitamin. Vit, D, Vitamin B12 & calciim supplements

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   Posted 6/10/2010 3:54 PM (GMT -6)   
It is always nice to have a good Dr appt and it sounds like yours was!!
Denise from Pittsburgh, Pa
 ***diagnosis: high blood pressure, gastritis, fibromyalgia, hepatitis (SVR),  disc problems in neck, depression, anxiety & stress
 ***meds: metroplol 25mg, zoloft 150mg, gabapentin 300mg 3x a day zocor , (soma, fioronal, tramadol, as needed).
 ***other supps: calcium, vit D 2,000-4,000 per, milk thistle, vit C &E, acidopholos (sp?),  
CO-Q 10,  flax or fish oil, ginsing, magnesium, B complex,

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   Posted 6/10/2010 4:17 PM (GMT -6)   
This is good news!  I'm glad you had some success at your doctor's and that you got some sleep last night.  I'll pray that it continues,
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Fibromyalgia, Crohn's Disease, Ostomy, Diabetes, Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease, Osteoporosis
God does not give us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.    2 Timothy 1:7

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   Posted 6/10/2010 6:49 PM (GMT -6)   
That's great glad things are going better for you! :)

"Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength."


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Rx: Celebrex, Buspar, Savella, Lyrica, Neurontin, Requip, Nexium, Symbicort, Compazine, Lunesta, Synthoid.
Supplements: Vitamin B Complex, Vitamin D, Vitamin C, Iron, Malic Acid/Magnesium

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