I am currently in graduate school since I can't seem to get enough of long lectures, homework, exams, and research. This wonderful medical roller-coaster began a few weeks before I graduated from college in May 2008 when I began to experience a litany of symptoms that p
[More]rompted a doctor's visit, lots of sporadic bloodwork, and the eventual realization that my thyroid appeared to be having problems. Now, doctors can't seem to figure out what is wrong with me since I still feel sick despite continued efforts by an endocrinologist to treat my subclinical hypothyroidism. Subsequent tests have revealed many new health issues leading to the following diagnoses: migraines, TIAs, two venous angiomas and a 1.3cm pineal cyst in my head, vocal cord paresis, an essential tremor, RVOT ventricular tachycardia, environmental allergies, and PCOS. To summarize: I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired. I still cling to the fragile hope that somewhere, someday, a doctor will figure out what's going on with me so I don't have to feel sick for the rest of my life.
"Does he have narcolepsy with cataplexy? Or is it without cataplexy?
Xyrem is a drug approved for treating narcolepsy with cataplexy, and it's taken at night in two separate doses. It combats one of the most important symptom of narcol..."
"I have this! Only with certain teeth, however (like my canines). It's very annoying and my dentist said it's likely from over-brushing. I didn't question him much about it, and I'm trying to brush more gently, although it's interesting t..."
Just a quick note to say hi! hello you. Having a hard time with my mental health. Always goes like this when I'm a little ill because I have so much anxiety from taking medicine. This time I have an untreated ear infection because I can't take the spray they've given me. Heh" Told you I was crazy :)
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