PolioToday.org has been created to raise awareness of post-polio syndrome (PPS), a condition that affects 40-50 percent of polio survivors.


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Daniel Yates updated their profile
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Me, looking impressed at the polio ward Christmas party 1952. Could not walk, but I could bite my nails :)
Oct 22
Joseph (Joe) Rich joined Sue Peeters's group

Silicon Valley Post Polio Survivors

Caring and Sharing meetings to support polio survivors as they deal with the late effects of polio. Please contact Marsha Conklin @650-855-9559 for further info.See More
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strong gag reflex 4 Replies

I have developed a strong gag reflex that is really affecting my dental appointments, and causes discomfort at other times. Has anyone else had this happen?? it is getting worse as I grow older. just…Continue

Started by joseph m gifford in Connecting. Last reply by joseph m gifford Sep 22.

trigeminal neuralgia

Has anyone here been diagnosed with "trigeminal neuralgia"?  Over the past year or so I've been having more and more frequent/severe episodes of pain in my jaws, often accompanied by headaches and a…Continue

Started by Dan Hicks in Connecting Aug 21.

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.



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