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    Lupus and Tumors and growths

    Has anyone with Lupus have been diagnosed any growths or tumors? I have read that there is a connection between constant inflammation and growths. I have a benign growth on my pituitary gland as...
  2. The doctors say it is safe for Lupus patients to...

    The doctors say it is safe for Lupus patients to get the shot because it is not a live virus vaccine. They do recommend that you DON'T get the flu mist. They say you shouldn't even be around...
  3. Thread: Brain Fog

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    I'm sorry, I sounded like such a downer, but I...

    I'm sorry, I sounded like such a downer, but I just get frustrated when I hear there's nothing you can do about it. They do tell you that you should do word puzzles and other things to stimulate your...
  4. Thread: Brain Fog

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    My Rheumatologist says it's Central Nervous...

    My Rheumatologist says it's Central Nervous System Lupus that's affecting my memory. It's called Cognitive Dysfunction. Here's some info:
    As always, the bottom line is there is nothing they can do....
  5. Thread: Brain Fog

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    They started to give me Aricept, but I really...

    They started to give me Aricept, but I really don't see any Major changes. I still take the wrong highways home, forget to get off the right exit and easily forget why I'm mad at my husband, which he...
  6. Thread: Brain Fog

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    thank you

    thanks for your replies. I'm glad I'm not alone.
  7. Thread: Brain Fog

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    Brain Fog

    Anybody out there experiencing the same feeling of not being able to focus, forgetting things and just basically being in a fog all the time?
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    I too was obese. I was disgusted with myself. ...

    I too was obese. I was disgusted with myself. I'm on 5mgs. I went on atkins lost 50lbs and gained it all back and some. I have finally found the diet of my dreams. I eat every three hours. I'm...
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    My suggestion is to go on disability, focus on...

    My suggestion is to go on disability, focus on getting better, spend time with your kids, REST and when you are feeling better, do some volunteer work at a church or hospital.
  10. I found this in the Urban Legends section in the...

    I found this in the Urban Legends section in the About.com website.....

    This specimen of email scarelore, in wide circulation since mid-December 1998, warns that the artificial sweetener aspartame...
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    If you go to a hospital with all these symptoms,...

    If you go to a hospital with all these symptoms, they will review all these issues make you stay and they might speed up the Medicare issue (there is a way to get emergency medicare).

    Hope this...
  12. I asked my doctor a similar question and he...

    I asked my doctor a similar question and he stated that Lupus symptoms start to wear off as you get older (I guess because of the decrease in hormones). He also stated that I will always probably be...
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    I suffered migraine headaches for many years. I...

    I suffered migraine headaches for many years. I am currenty receiving Botox injects on my face due to hemi facial spasms and thank the lord, my migraines are gone. I start getting them back when...
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    I've always been a big fan of second opinions, so...

    I've always been a big fan of second opinions, so if I were your husband, I get a second opinion. I also feel that you have to find a doctor that will listen to you and has to be extremely...
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    I can recommend that you become a member of the...

    I can recommend that you become a member of the Castle Connolly website. They list who are the best doctors in America. I've used several of the doctors and they have been excellent and thorough. ...
  16. This 3 hour diet is simple: Eat every three...

    This 3 hour diet is simple: Eat every three hours and follow these rules:

    Meal 1: Breakfast - 400 Calories of balanced nutrients
    Meal 2: Snack A - 100 Calories
    Meal 3: Lunch - 400 Calories of...
  17. I too want to eat the couch on 5 mgs. of...

    I too want to eat the couch on 5 mgs. of Prednisone. I felt hungry all the time, but I do have good news... I have discovered the best diet for people with Lupus on Prednisone. It's called the 3...
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    I'd like to see more research on DHEA. I'd...

    I'd like to see more research on DHEA.

    I'd like for someone to look into what are the hormones that we are producing in our bodies that are turning our bodies against us and why?

    If you test...
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    Hi, I am currently doing something different and...

    Hi, I am currently doing something different and it's been working. I've been taking 5mgs of Prednisone a day, I went on a diet (started to read Jorge Cruises "The Three Hour Diet") so I'm actually...
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    I have suffered from CNS Vasculitis for many...

    I have suffered from CNS Vasculitis for many years. My doctor gave me a prescription for Pamelor and that has helped for the headaches. Gradually, after a couple of years these meds start to wear...
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