PolioToday.org has been created to raise awareness of post-polio syndrome (PPS), a condition that affects 40-50 percent of polio survivors.
My endocrinologist prescribed hydrochlorothiazide (12.5 mg daily) to supposedly reduce my risk for kidney stones (which has been a problem over the years).But after I started taking the pills I found…Continue
Started by Dan Hicks in Connecting Dec 14, 2018.
As a group with limited weight bearing over the years, I am interested if members have been advised to take medication for osteoporosis and if so, what has been your experience with that specific…Continue
Has anyone noticed increased fatigue with aging?I read some articles on a PPS blog and it was mentioned a PM&R Physician might help.Called Physiatry. They help people recover from injury or…Continue
As the eldest of four children, with me at age 17, in 1949 all of us got polio. For the youngest two it was more like the flu, and it passed over them. My younger brother was hit the hardest and died…Continue
I used to take cyclobenzaprin for muscle spasms at night. This made me groggy the next day. Finally my arthritis Dr. prescribed gabapentin. What a relief! I started with 100mg. Then I went to 200 mg.…Continue