I'm new to this forum as a member, but have reading you for a while and know enough to be really scared. I am female of 32 years old, with neuro symptoms for two and a half years. Since than I have been to two neuromuscular neurologist several times.
Prior these symptoms ( 9...
Ah my dear friends, thanks in advance for your support. I'm sending much love to all who spend their time in service to others here.
Navigating the medical world is scary, even (especially, perhaps) for a med student. There's still stigma to being ill in this field. :/
I'm a male med student...
Long story short, my breathing started to become difficult when lying down, but was only getting really bad on some nights, and was mildly present in the daytime. I started to get concerned that something worse was going on so immediately got tested for Hiv, Syphilis (VDRL), thyroid panel, etc...
A story about falling ill in ALS, the devil´s disease, with reflections and criticism you can have as a physician after onset of ALS.
Author Ulf Ljungblad MD, PhD - August 2014
ALS is sometimes called the devil´s disease. It usually affects fully healthy often physically very active persons...
As an ALS patient this additional delay Seems to ignore many patient's willingness to take prudent risk. I am not searching for an improved acne medication. I urge every patient to help us get this risk/benefit issue revisited by the FDA
"A recent review of the double-blind, aggregate data...
Ever since I was a kid life did not give me an easy time.
I was weird looking and curious enough to get kids to pick on me in kindergarden.
Due to frequent fights and pshyical trauma I developed a speech problem that made sure I get molested and bullied in school, in my teenage years I got a...
This has been a whirlwind of sorts. No time for sleep means taunting my epilepsy. Lets not mention my own health. I gotta figure out how to take care of us both. I try to remember my medicine everyday, but I never forget hers. So many false starts (what I call it when I think she is dying...
It's been quite some time since I last logged on. I do check in from time to time to see how everyone is doing but I haven't participated in the discussions too much lately. Sorry. I find myself getting sort of obsessed with all of it and then I have terrible anxiety when i...