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Angela Assenza left a comment for Barbara M Wichlan
"Hi Barbara, Thank you for your message about your travels with your daughter. How exciting! My daughter and I used to travel. It was so much fun! Now I have trouble walking a few blocks to the store. But I never get descouraged. I survived two…"
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Barbara M Wichlan left a comment for Angela Assenza
"Thanks.  Just this past March I traveled with my daughter and daughter n law to Phuket Thailand to see my son who is a hotel manager there.  We traveled around the island for a week and even took a speed boat out to the beautiful PHI PHI…"
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"Hi Barbara. Your profile is very inspiring! Thank you for sharing! Angela"
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Dan Hicks replied to joseph m gifford's discussion leg and foot pain
"If statins are a problem for you (but you would still like to continue taking them) you can try taking a fairly high dose of CoQ-10 ("food supplement").  This actually worked briefly for me, though it seemed to lose effectiveness and…"
Jul 20
joseph m gifford replied to joseph m gifford's discussion leg and foot pain
"I am running my own test as I will stop taking statin drugs for the next 10 days or so. hope to report on my test later."
Jul 20
Dan Hicks replied to joseph m gifford's discussion leg and foot pain
"About 15 years ago, on a different polio forum, I did a sort of informal "sampling" of folks there who reported pain that was consistent with their statin use.  I forget the exact numbers, but it appeared that statin use was at least…"
Jul 20

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leg and foot pain 14 Replies

I haven't visited this page for a long time don't know why but maybe because I was flat trying to ignore problems and pain. lately I have had a lot of pain in my legs feet and all over. I can be…Continue

Started by joseph m gifford in Symptoms. Last reply by Dan Hicks Jul 20.

Sore neck musscles 22 Replies

sore neck muscles, sometimes just one side from ear down into into shoulder, with the muscles in the neck being the most painful. Has anyone else had such an issue? They are very sore to the touch.Continue

Started by shari Johnston in Symptoms. Last reply by Dan Hicks Jul 10.

Health benefits of CBD Oil ( Cannabis oil ) 23 Replies

I have been taking CBD Oil for a month now and can't believe how much better I feel.CBD Oil is legal and available in all 50 states. It does not contain the THC that is in marijuana that makes one…Continue

Tags: Benefits, oil, Cannabis

Started by Gretchen Winchester in Connecting. Last reply by Gretchen Winchester Jul 9.

I'm new to this website and I don't know anybody 3 Replies

Hello,My name is Susie.  I'm new on this site.  I have had PostPolio since I was an infant. It affected my left leg.  I can still walk, but I walk with a limp.  I'm looking to connect with people who…Continue

Started by Susie kearney in Connecting. Last reply by Gretchen Winchester Jul 9.

Magnesium 2 Replies

One recent discovery I've made is that I've apparently been deficient in the mineral magnesium for some time (possibly most of my life).It's kind of complicated how I came to suspect this, but a…Continue

Started by Dan Hicks in Diagnosis and Treatment of PPS. Last reply by Dan Hicks Mar 31.

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Started by Salk Institute in Connecting. Last reply by Dan Hicks Mar 30.

 
 
 

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