I have a couple of questions can anyone help?

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   Posted 6/1/2009 5:49 PM (GMT -7)   
Can anyone relate to this, I am going through a bad time at present a really bad flare up at qny time of the day it feels like I have walked into a brick wall then I have to stop what I am doing and find somewhere I can sit or lay down and sleep this is not normal for me. I can be out somewhere and have to find a place to sit down. about 4 or 5 years ago a simular thing happened and lasted for several monthe it was put down to the drugs I was taking then. But now I only take 2 lots and I am sleeping well for the last tw months I have been getting about 7 or 8 hours each night. Also can anyone tell me of a good dedorant everyting I try at present gives me a horrible rash even the ones I have been using for years. I hate the allergies here it is winter and the wattle trees are flowering so that is making my allergies play up.

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   Posted 6/1/2009 6:15 PM (GMT -7)   
Brick wall - yes. I have been known to curl up on the kitchen floor because I was too tired to move somewhere more comfortable.

Deodorant - try Mum hypoallergenic (in a pink container). It was the only one my mother could use after chemotherapy. The only problem is that it leaves white marks on your clothes.

I think you'd better specify that you're Australian, Kathy, or else all the Americans will start suggesting their brands.
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   Posted 6/1/2009 10:02 PM (GMT -7)   
Ask your doctor to check your thyroid... Might be causing the "wall" thing. The other choice is diabetes... I have problems with both and did the 'sleep at the drop of a hat' thing for a few years until I got the two problems sorted out.

I did the rash with antiperspirants for a while when Mum-in-law was staying with us and was dying. For me it was pure stress... I finally had to switch to baby powder under my arms. Couldn't handle anything else. I used to apply a hydrocortizone cream at night, then in the morning bathe with gentle soap and put on baby powder a couple of times a day.

Good luck with this.
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   Posted 6/4/2009 7:01 PM (GMT -7)   
I don't have a car, so I get around on foot. I have been known to sit down in the middle of the sidewalk as many as 4 times on the way back from the grocery store (a quarter mile). I hate that whole brick wall thing :(
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