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Cheryl Stanton replied to Dan Hicks's discussion Cold feet
"I do get cold feet especially in the cold weather.  Husband tells me My feet are cold but i can't tell unless it's really cold out and them they tingle, but then my legs have sensation all day but not like your symptoms."
Mar 14
Dan Hicks posted a discussion

Cold feet

Wondering if anyone else has this problem?It comes and goes.  I'll be fine and then 15 minutes later I have cold feet.  The sensation will last several hours and then go away.  Tends to be predictable in the sort term -- will have cold feet at 2PM daily for several days, then it will switch to a different time.  Doesn't seem to be dependent on where I am, in the house or in a store or whatever.  And when it's at its worst I have trouble concentrating and "motivating".Back a couple of years…See More
Mar 12
Dan Hicks replied to Dan Hicks's discussion Aspartame
"Update:  After several months off off aspartame, the improvement in my urinary symptoms is dramatic.  Frequency is approaching "normal", and urgency issues are greatly reduced.  My overall health seems to be somewhat…"
Feb 28
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Feb 7
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Dec 1, 2016
Dan Hicks replied to Barbara York's discussion eye muscle damage?
"One thing that occurs to me is that "myoadenylate deaminase deficiency" could lead to this pain (and associated eye muscle damage).  It's a "metabolic disorder" (usually genetic) that occurs in about 5% of the…"
Nov 20, 2016
Christine Peverill replied to Barbara York's discussion eye muscle damage?
"just saw this i had been going on for years with my doctor about polio causing my eye problems only to be more or less laughed at, only this year did a specialist in london examine and finally agree with me of the 6 eye muscles four of mine are…"
Nov 20, 2016
Cheryl Stanton replied to Dan Hicks's discussion Aspartame
"Hi, I have always been a eating organic kind of girl and for decades I haven't used aspartame or anything artificial.  I personally think that's why my PPS didn't manifest for decades. Fast forward, for 10 years now PPS has taken…"
Nov 10, 2016

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Wondering if anyone else has this problem?It comes and goes.  I'll be fine and then 15 minutes later I have cold feet.  The sensation will last several hours and then go away.  Tends to be…Continue

Started by Dan Hicks in Symptoms. Last reply by Cheryl Stanton Mar 14.

Aspartame 2 Replies

Has anyone else noticed a sensitivity to aspartame, the artificial sweetener in Diet Coke and most other diet pops?I have had problems with kidney stones for years, and finally was getting them under…Continue

Tags: aspartame, urinary, stones, kidney, Pain

Started by Dan Hicks in Symptoms. Last reply by Dan Hicks Feb 28.

eye muscle damage? 17 Replies

Has anyone else encountered damage to eye muscles due to polio?  My eye doctor has seen this before in polios, but is, of course, in process of ruling out other causes.  However, there  appears to…Continue

Started by Barbara York in Connecting. Last reply by Dan Hicks Nov 20, 2016.

I promised I would let you know how my experiment turned out 8 Replies

Post Polio Syndrome robbed me of my enjoyment in life until I began taking this supplement.  As I promised, I am giving you the information about the product I found that has given me back more…Continue

Started by Dolores Sieg in Connecting. Last reply by Larry La Penta Oct 3, 2016.

Portable power wheel chairs? 7 Replies

Does anyone have the portable Wheelchair88 or the Smart Chair and do you like it, pro's and con's please?Continue

Started by Barbara Ann Loska in Connecting. Last reply by Jerry Sep 25, 2016.

stance control KAFO 5 Replies

hello,i am considering a stance control KAFO to replace a regular KAFO.  has anyone done this?  and if so, what pros/cons did you experience?thank you,thomasContinue

Started by thomas m blastic in Connecting. Last reply by Mary Antone Aug 22, 2016.

 
 
 

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