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#517346 - 06/25/17 04:10 PM Perimenopausal RA--my wife's recent experiences
DragonSlayer Offline
AS Czar

Registered: 09/05/01
Posts: 6034
Loc: Reno or SFLU Philippines
We returned from Philippines and Annie had severe pains that included probable plantar fasciitis, knee edema, wrist pains, shoulder and clavicle pains, and fatigue.

It got so severe that she went for a pred taper.

Two months from the pred has surely worn off and she is doing great:

1) Cipro to clear out Proteus mirabilis (she has had UTI in past).
2) Grape, cranberry, tart cherry juices.
3) Acupuncture (probably not very effective).
4) Mercola's diet--Yes it is essentially NSD!
5) EVOO and borage seed oil (BIG help).
6) LDN 2.5mg daily for previous three weeks.

All the pains have relented, thankfully. I wish everyone was so easy to treat and I know most cases that are long-established will be much more difficult, but keep at it; there is HOPE.

HEALTH,
John



Edited by DragonSlayer (06/25/17 04:11 PM)
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#517347 - 06/25/17 09:03 PM Re: Perimenopausal RA--my wife's recent experiences [Re: DragonSlayer]
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Registered: 04/27/09
Posts: 668
Loc: USA state of Utah
Man o man tell her I am glad she is doing better.
ETTE.
Darrel

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#517349 - 06/26/17 01:45 AM Re: Perimenopausal RA--my wife's recent experiences [Re: DragonSlayer]
jay_bharat Offline
Decorated_AS_Kicker

Registered: 12/08/08
Posts: 711
Loc: INDIA, Tamil Nadu
Hi John,

Sorry to hear the problem. Happy to note that the problem being resolved.

Thanks for replying my email despite problem faced by your wife. I have sent reply to your mail. You can reply when you find time.

Jay


Edited by jay_bharat (06/26/17 01:49 AM)

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#517375 - 07/03/17 09:38 AM Re: Perimenopausal RA--my wife's recent experiences [Re: DragonSlayer]
MollyC1i Offline
Very_Addicted_to_AS_Kickin

Registered: 01/21/04
Posts: 9755
Loc: Brittany, France (since Nov 08...
Ouch John - But right glad RA beast etc under control now. Great that your wife is on LDN...Yea.

Both take care - and best to you both.

OK over here in France, except for cruddy cervicals and, what looks like will turn out to be a trapped popliteal artery with horrible claudication. More diagnostics coming up, then travel 'forever' to see the specialist.

Keeping on, Keeping on...no choice innit <VBG>
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#517376 - 07/03/17 10:15 AM Re: Perimenopausal RA--my wife's recent experiences [Re: MollyC1i]
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Registered: 09/05/01
Posts: 6034
Loc: Reno or SFLU Philippines
Thanks, Molly--

Properly my turn to be the caregiver, but that did not last very long!

Sorry You have that leg/knee issue and hope there is a reasonable treatment--please let us know how it works out.

HEALTH,
John
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Professor Ebringer: On Diet and AS;


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#517377 - 07/03/17 10:19 AM Re: Perimenopausal RA--my wife's recent experiences [Re: mulehound]
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AS Czar

Registered: 09/05/01
Posts: 6034
Loc: Reno or SFLU Philippines
Thanks, Darrel--

She was so happy and impressed to meet You and Jayme, so please know Your thoughts mean a lot to both of us.

Best Always. They just had a Sheriff's convention (NSA) here at "our" casino (GSR). Will see You sometime here or there, soon!

HEALTH,
John
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Professor Ebringer: On Diet and AS;


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#517378 - 07/03/17 10:21 AM Re: Perimenopausal RA--my wife's recent experiences [Re: jay_bharat]
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AS Czar

Registered: 09/05/01
Posts: 6034
Loc: Reno or SFLU Philippines
Hey, Jay!

Thanks for Your good wishes--things are pretty good now and I can take the time for more study and more dreams...

HEALTH,
John
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Professor Ebringer: On Diet and AS;


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#517483 - 08/05/17 06:36 PM Re: Perimenopausal RA--my wife's recent experiences [Re: DragonSlayer]
Lon Offline
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Registered: 09/11/01
Posts: 8373
Loc: Gillette, Wyoming
John-
How Is Anne?

My thoughts and prayers have been with both of you!
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when I fail....I am pulled
back into place by HIM.

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#517489 - 08/06/17 01:09 PM Re: Perimenopausal RA--my wife's recent experiences [Re: Lon]
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Registered: 09/05/01
Posts: 6034
Loc: Reno or SFLU Philippines
Thanks, Lon:

Annie is still doing very well on her oils, LDN, and LGS protocol. Very minor hand issues (knock wood).

She was (as were we all) grateful that You shared with us some of Lovely Lin's last moments, and asks about You often. I tell her how tough AS makes us and that every experience is our growth and gain. She's a caring soul and sends her warmest regards.

See Ya,
John
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Professor Ebringer: On Diet and AS;


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