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Entry: Parasite/Bacteria - Xifaxan

I took the Hydrogen & Methane Breath Test and the doctor prescribed Xifaxan, an antibiotic that fights bacterial infection only in the intestines. I took it for 2 weeks (three 550mg tablets a day) and the results were better than Pure Encapsulations MicroDefense (maybe 10% better...
  November 1, 2019 Helpful: 1 Unhelpful: 0 Rating: 4/5 User: rilian Keywords: SIBO, IBS-D

Entry: Back Pain Therapy - Walking

I didn't have access to physical therapy when I herniated two lower discs. My doctor said the best therapy was walking so I started right away. It made a huge difference. It brings circulation to the damaged area and I found it builds core muscles in a safe, symmetrical way. When I initially h...
  October 30, 2019 Helpful: 2 Unhelpful: 0 Rating: 5/5 User: simeona Keywords: Back Pain, Herniated Disc, Walking, Physical Therapy

Resource: Say this to your doctor if they are in a hurry or rushed

Advice from Dr. Suneel Dhand.
  July 29, 2021 Helpful: 1 Unhelpful: 0 Rating: None User: mod-chronic Keywords: Doctor, Appointments

Resource: Consumer Reports: How to Find a Good Doctor

This article provides a list of things to consider when choosing a doctor. It also includes a list of websites for finding information about doctors (and hospitals), from certification to reviews.
  March 16, 2021 Helpful: 0 Unhelpful: 0 Rating: None User: mod-chronic Keywords: Find a Doctor

Entry: Get Up From Desk Every 30 Minutes to Reduce Back Pain

I have a desk job. My doctor recommended I get up every 30 minutes and walk around. I first tried setting an alarm but that didn't work. I'd turn it off and keep working. Someone suggested drinking a lot of water, tea, or coffee. This works. It forces me to get up and walk to the restroom every 30-6...
  March 19, 2020 Helpful: 1 Unhelpful: 0 Rating: 5/5 User: j-doe Keywords: Back Pain, Work

Blog: Parasite Infection Diagnosed as IBS

I had a parasite infection misdiagnosed as IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) for 17 years. I had many Giardia, E. Coli, Culture, H. Pylori, Ova and Parasite tests which all returned negative. I had a sigmoidoscopy which showed no anomalies. Yet I had a raging parasite infection that must have been huge given that it had gone on for so long. Current tests don't cover the full spread of parasites humans can get. This article lists the ...
  November 6, 2019 Helpful: 2 Unhelpful: 0 User: rilian Keywords: Parasites, IBS, Wormwood

Resource: International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders

The International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders provides digestive health knowledge, support, and assistance about functional gastrointestinal (GI) and motility disorders (FGIMDs). This site includes information on symptoms and causes, alarm symptoms, tests and diagnosis, diet and treatm...
  December 31, 2019 Helpful: 1 Unhelpful: 0 Rating: 5/5 User: rilian Keywords: IBS, GI Disorders, Information, FGIMDs

Entry: Back Pain Stretches - 15 minutes

Doctors and chiropractors recommended stretch routines after I hurt my lower back. I tried them but they seemed to cause more pain. Years later, I discovered Classical Stretch - The Esmonde Technique: Back Pain Relief and Prevention which includes an emergency 15-minute routine for acute ...
  October 30, 2019 Helpful: 3 Unhelpful: 0 Rating: 4/5 User: simeona Keywords: Back Pain, Herniated Discs, Lower Back, Stretching, Physical Therapy

Entry: Managing Prostate Cancer So As to Die With It and Not by It.

Diagnosed at age 67,  currently at 82, with  then Gleason score of 7 and PSA of 9, I studied as much as a layperson could understand about the nature of this condition including divergent medical views of highly respected scientists on both sides on whether this condition was/is generated...

Blog: Prescription Discount Services/Cards — What They Offer and a Demo of a Few Free Services

Prescription drug prices aren't regulated in the United States. For this reason, prices can differ from pharmacy to pharmacy. Prescription discount services help you get lower prices on your prescriptions by negotiating special pricing with participating pharmacies. Prescription Discount Cards The easiest way to get discounts on your medications is to use a prescription discount card. Most services offer discount cards for free. They are savin...
  March 24, 2021 Helpful: 1 Unhelpful: 0 User: mod-chronic Keywords: Prescription, Discounts, USA