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Jul 18, 2012 in the Addiction: Social Community - 1
Should all restricted chemicals (Class A, Schedule I), be declassified and dispensed via normal prescribing methods to help not only addicted people in the communities in which they live, but anyone in need of these chemicals under medical supervision. Many of these chemicals have been investigated and found to be useful. For example ampetamines in children w...
Jul 18, 2012 in the Sleep Disorders Community - 2
Hi there, i am male and too aged 37. Sometimes when i am lying in bed trying to go to sleep, i feel my entire body shaking, but when i outstretch my fingers they are dead still. I did find some information about it, however it was very vague and not conclusive it was anything related to a sleep disorder. Also i find the shaking relaxing now as i have had i...
Jul 18, 2012 in the Pain Management Community - 1
Hi i have been told by my GP and other medical proffessionals that i have nerve pain in my lower legs, (beneath the knee and above the ankles in exactly the same place in both legs. Although no thorough tests have been performed to prove that it is nerve pain. I have had the pains eight years and primarily prescribed dihydrocodeine. I was also referred to ...
May 25, 2011 in the Addiction: Substance Abuse Community - 6
Pills have been a problem for me for years, a long time. i used to buy them off the streets, which can wipe out your account in a day. Then when things were really bad recently i told my gp everything. she was very understanding and gave me everything i needed on prescription in a withdrawal/tapering regimen. Although this hasn't gone well recently, had ...
Oct 14, 2009 in the Addiction: Substance Abuse Community - 16
Someone please help i'm going through crack cocaine withdrawals and am suffering-anxiety, sweats, bad shakes etc and other stuff I can't even think straight anymore. I've tried going out keeping busy doing things its not helping the cravings are so intense I just want to use. Please suggest ways I can cope and beat this addiction. Thanks.
Oct 09, 2009 in the Sleep Disorders Community
For the past couple of nights i've been waking up but not able to move. This doesn't happen in the middle of my sleep but at the very start I will be just dropping off to sleep when all of a sudden I will try to wake up and not be able to move or talk I can breathe and although it doesn't last long maybe less than a minute its very frightening....
Depressive illness is associated with feelings of dysphoria (opposite of euphoria) and feelings of not wanting to partake in activities that you once found enjoyable and rewarding. Also sufferers can have thoughts of suicide and harming themselves, but don't actually go through with them. Motivation and oversleeping and insomnia are also characteristics ...
Sep 08, 2008 in the Respiratory Disorders Community - 12
Thanks for you comments, i didn't realise that the sypmtoms cover a few diagnoses, but as the diagnosis for pleurisy was treated and was several months ago and things have cleared up, i do sometimes still get pains in my back and have been to se my doctor again and they said there is nothing that can be done. I do worry that it could be something more bu...
Sep 08, 2008 in the Addiction: Substance Abuse Community - 4
I used morphine sulphate for pain relief but i was already addicted to Df118's so it was just a step up for me but if ya take it for more than a few days at a time depending on dose you will become addicted to it and will need to taper off slowly to avoid wdls which last for approx 5-7 days which depends on how long you been taking it, also be open with ...
Sep 04, 2008 in the Respiratory Disorders Community - 12
Has anyone else suffered with pleurisy or is suffering with it. I was diagnosed with it 2-3 months ago, i was struggling with breathing (wheezing, breathlessness and the like), with sharp stabbing pains in my back on both sides just below the shoulder blades, i was in quite alot of pain at the time as well as the breathlessness and i was beginning to get v...