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STILL SUFFERING 10 YEARS AFTER TREATMENT

I participated in a clinical study at John's Hopkins for Hep c intrferon and beta, pre FDA approved. Since 2001 my life has change dramatically. I owned and operated successful businesses for years prior to treatment and now presently am unable to keep a job because I s ... [More] pend 2/3 of the month sleeping for days and feeling flat. I've finally been accepted for medical program in Maryland after being hospitalized in a pshyc ward for 2 wks, but the Doctors really don't care. I want to be normal. Could I have vitamin,hormonal or some brain defitiency. The nuerologist said I've had multiple strokes and my brain is more like a 65 yr old than a 55 yr old. What can I do or try The doctors don't seem to know about how to treat my bipolar disorder brought on by the treatment. It's like a death sentence
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768754 tn?1373918737
I don't have the knowledge necessary to give you an answer, unfortunately, but I hope you don't mind my stopping by the forum to comment: I'm so sorry to hear about the troubles you've had.  This sounds like such a frustrating situation!  I'm glad to hear you've been accepted to the medical program in Maryland.  I hope you find some kind soul there who does care and gets to the bottom of what's going on.  Please hang in there and continue to post your progress.  
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206807 tn?1331936184
If you haven’t already, it may be a good idea to have your Testosterone level checked. Even though there is not much study on the effects that tx has on Testosterone, there was enough to get my attention.
Heart Failure and Strokes can be caused by Low Level Testosterone. It has made a world of difference for me since starting replacement therapy. Most people associate Low Libido and Erectile Dysfunction with Low Testosterone but the symptoms and consequences are far more serious. Replacement therapy is controversial but for some, there is no option. If you haven’t already, get it checked. What do you have to lose? Good Luck, R. Glass.

http://www.medhelp.org/posts/Hepatitis-Social/Testosterone-Replacement-For-Men-With-Low-Testosterone-Improves-Liver-Function--Metabolic-Syndrome/show/1117931


http://www.natap.org/2005/HCV/062005_02.htm

http://www.medhelp.org/posts/Hepatitis-C/Testosterone-Supplementation--HR-and-Others/show/96584


http://www.medhelp.org/posts/Hepatitis-C/Post-TX-and-Testosterone-Level-Please-Read/show/1101729

http://www.medhelp.org/posts/Hepatitis-C/Any-Men-on-Testosterone-Replacement-Therapy/show/98019

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