Raynaud's Phenomenon Gone!

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   Posted 7/3/2009 12:16 AM (GMT -6)   
Hey everyone... I was having a lot of trouble with my Raynaud's and my arms were even turning blue from the raynauds. My dad really looked into and found this Herb called ginkgo biloba and it has worked wonders for me! My Raynauds seems to be gone. When I hold a glass of ice water... and I even put half of my body into the freezer lol.. my raynauds was really gone! I'm hoping it stays this way and I hope that I can hopefully help others with this. Make sure you read about it before you take it. They say it cures 56% of Raynauds cases and not to take it if you are on blood thinners or asprin. Just thought Id share this!
16 years old. SLE dx. 2008. Medications: Prednisone 10mg. Plaquinel 300mg. Methotrexate 12mg a week. Folic Acid. Calcium. Vitamin D.

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   Posted 7/3/2009 4:09 AM (GMT -6)   
This is such a wonderful news.  If I were not on Warafin, I would try it too. 
DX SLE 1988; APS (Antiphospholipid Syndrome) Pred 10mg, Verapmil 40 mg bd (for migraine headaches), Cellcept 1000 mg;Omerprazole 40 mg; Warfarin; Calcium + Vitamin D 1200mg, Folic Acid 5 mg; Iron; Simvastin; pregablin 75 mg

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   Posted 7/3/2009 7:44 AM (GMT -6)   
I'm so happy for you! It pays to do your homework and take charge of your health.

Way to go!

SLE, fibro, renauds, restless leg, hiatal hernia, double vision, migraines, costocondritis.

prednisone, plaquenil, leflunomide, neurontin, synthroid, triamterene, actonel, niaspan, tri-est, cymbalta, tricor, acifex

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   Posted 7/3/2009 1:23 PM (GMT -6)   
COOL!!! CONGRATS!!! Its always an awesome day when something finally goes right!!

"There is a little naughty monkey in all of us!"
Mononucleosis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 1991, Depression,Endometriosis 1994,Costochondritis,Stage Two Dysplasia 1994,Asthma 1995,Tonsilitus 1999,Lupus Jan 2004,Migraines, Interstitial Cystitis  2005, GI Bleed/problems 2007.
Rx:Hydroxycloroquine (Plaquenil) 200mg 2x/day,Hydroxyzine HCL (Antihistamine) 25mg 1-2 pills at night,Albuterol Inhaler  taken as needed, Acidophilus tablets 1billion CFU, Cabergoline 1x/wk, Valtrex 1gm/daily, Vit D 2,000 IU daily, Calcium/magnesium supplement, Senna-Lax laxative daily.

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   Posted 7/3/2009 1:30 PM (GMT -6)   
Please always remember to check with your doctor when trying these other remedies...

it is important that the doctor know about all the changes in what you are putting into your body so that he can get an accurate picture of what medication/alternate medications/etc might be doing or how they might be interacting.

Some of these are dangerous in combination with our prescription medications!
I prefer "safe to sorry"...
Lynnwood, Lupus & Sjogren's Moderator
Life is far too important to be taken seriously. - Oscar Wilde, 1882

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