Chrystalheart's MedHelp Blogs http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/1064552 Medical communities and forums staffed by doctors from leading medical centers. Over 325 forums and communities providing medical information and medical help. en Much Closer to Diagnosis.. In Fact.. About 90% Sure Now... So, after 20 years, it looks like I'm finally going to have a diagnosis. I've been working with the Chrystalheart Mon, 05 Mar 2012 13:06:28 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/345183/Much-Closer-to-Diagnosis-In-Fact-About-90-Sure-Now http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/345183/Much-Closer-to-Diagnosis-In-Fact-About-90-Sure-Now The Mayo Clinic - Tests Tests and More Tests I have to say, I am super impressed with the Mayo Clinic. Wow. What an organized machine. I happen Chrystalheart Mon, 23 Jan 2012 12:40:41 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/337472/The-Mayo-Clinic---Tests-Tests-and-More-Tests http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/337472/The-Mayo-Clinic---Tests-Tests-and-More-Tests And so.. breathing is good I have been having trouble breathing. It usually starts mildly in the afternoon. I start breathing Chrystalheart Wed, 30 Nov 2011 09:39:55 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/328219/And-so-breathing-is-good http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/328219/And-so-breathing-is-good Opthamologist Visit I saw the Opthamologist today. His assessment is that my eyes look good. He did see some irregulari Chrystalheart Tue, 29 Nov 2011 12:46:00 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/328064/Opthamologist-Visit http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/328064/Opthamologist-Visit MG and Me Wow. I did hours of research on Myasthenia Gravis yesterday and compared the lists of symptoms, rese Chrystalheart Tue, 29 Nov 2011 09:00:42 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/328027/MG-and-Me http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/328027/MG-and-Me Taking Another Dive Unfortuately, my symptoms have started coming back - in spades! In the past 6 weeks I fell down the Chrystalheart Mon, 28 Nov 2011 09:32:36 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/327832/Taking-Another-Dive http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/327832/Taking-Another-Dive Dieting and Such I have been doing a low carb diet, but having no success at losing. Just stay the same. So I am swi Chrystalheart Thu, 17 Feb 2011 12:47:40 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/269206/Dieting-and-Such http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/269206/Dieting-and-Such Posted by Worried878 - Amino Acids/Functions The Indispensable Amino acids Isoleucine A branched chain amino acid readily taken up and use Chrystalheart Wed, 16 Feb 2011 10:32:02 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/268883/Posted-by-Worried878---Amino-Acids-Functions http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/268883/Posted-by-Worried878---Amino-Acids-Functions I had a thought... Taurine Insufficiency I had been assuming that my improvements were most likely due to the Immunocal supplement. But, when Chrystalheart Wed, 16 Feb 2011 07:50:39 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/268827/I-had-a-thought-Taurine-Insufficiency http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/268827/I-had-a-thought-Taurine-Insufficiency Still Rolling Along The lyrica has been great. Pain is approximately 80% better since I started taking it in March. I h Chrystalheart Thu, 16 Dec 2010 08:04:13 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/253173/Still-Rolling-Along http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/253173/Still-Rolling-Along MRI Results Are Back My second set of MRI results are back. No sign of lesions. However, did find a disk between C4 & C5 Chrystalheart Tue, 20 Jul 2010 16:34:56 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/214000/MRI-Results-Are-Back http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/214000/MRI-Results-Are-Back Got ER Report Today So, did I mention I went to the ER a couple of week ago? I had a really bad migraine (I gave it a 9. Chrystalheart Fri, 02 Jul 2010 19:34:40 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/208604/Got-ER-Report-Today http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/208604/Got-ER-Report-Today Neuropsych Test So, I took my neuropsych test today. It went pretty much like I expected. Although there were parts Chrystalheart Thu, 01 Jul 2010 20:56:11 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/208329/Neuropsych-Test http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/208329/Neuropsych-Test I have been a very lazy updater Sorry I fell off the edge of the world there for awhile. Work has been fairly overwhelming since Jan Chrystalheart Wed, 30 Jun 2010 14:32:48 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/207927/I-have-been-a-very-lazy-updater http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/207927/I-have-been-a-very-lazy-updater The Immunocal Experiment So, after my last entry, I went home, got my blood taken for the next batch of bloodwork and took a d Chrystalheart Thu, 19 Nov 2009 12:49:25 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/138213/The-Immunocal-Experiment http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/138213/The-Immunocal-Experiment Onwards and Upwards So, I had six glorious weeks of feeling better. The pain and dysfunction have started encroaching ag Chrystalheart Tue, 10 Nov 2009 13:56:44 -0600 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/135818/Onwards-and-Upwards http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/135818/Onwards-and-Upwards Rut Roh Looks like I'm sliding back down the slippery slope. Ah well. One of the kids is sick with a high f Chrystalheart Fri, 30 Oct 2009 17:31:32 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/133223/Rut-Roh http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/133223/Rut-Roh End of Oct Update So, I saw the neuro again. I am feeling better than I've felt in years. I haven't been using my can Chrystalheart Thu, 29 Oct 2009 17:12:20 -0500 http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/132977/End-of-Oct-Update http://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/132977/End-of-Oct-Update