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Dan Hicks posted a discussion

I think this site is dead

There hasn't been a post for most of a year now.  I'll be dropping this site from my social media folder.I'd suggest people interested in this topic visit the Post Polio Syndrome group on Facebook.See More
Jul 28
Dan Hicks replied to Gretchen Winchester's discussion Albuquerque, New Mexico
"Try the "Post Polio Syndrome" group on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/19604805616/"
May 29
Gretchen Winchester posted a discussion

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Is there a Polio support group in Albuquerque, NM?See More
May 29
Dan Hicks posted a discussion

PPS and pancreatitis?

I'm wondering if anyone here has been diagnosed with pancreatitis -- a (usually chronic) inflammation of the pancreas.  Symptoms are pain, fatigue, progressive neuropathy, and several others.  (Sound familiar?)  Jaundice or diabetes may or may not be present.  And there is intriguing evidence that polio may sometimes be involved in the development and progression of the disease.  Yet I've never see any mention of pancreatitis as a possible cause of PPS symptoms.The most notable signs of…See More
Mar 25
Gretchen Winchester posted a blog post

Bone loss

Has anybody been doing the twice a year IV for bone loss? If so any side effects?Gretchen WinchesterSee More
Mar 11
Martha Lillard left a comment for Ted Granger
"Is anyone on here anymore?"
Feb 17
Joy Quyle posted a status
"I use magnesium for leg cramps and irregular heartbeats. Has worked for me"
Dec 19, 2018
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I think this site is dead

There hasn't been a post for most of a year now.  I'll be dropping this site from my social media folder.I'd suggest people interested in this topic visit the Post Polio Syndrome group on Facebook.Continue

Started by Dan Hicks in Connecting Jul 28.

Albuquerque, New Mexico 1 Reply

Is there a Polio support group in Albuquerque, NM?Continue

Started by Gretchen Winchester in Connecting. Last reply by Dan Hicks May 29.

PPS and pancreatitis?

I'm wondering if anyone here has been diagnosed with pancreatitis -- a (usually chronic) inflammation of the pancreas.  Symptoms are pain, fatigue, progressive neuropathy, and several others.  (Sound…Continue

Tags: pancreas

Started by Dan Hicks in Symptoms Mar 25.

Anyone else tried hydrochlorothiazide?

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

Tags: hydrochlorothiazide, pain

Started by Dan Hicks in Connecting Dec 14, 2018.

Osteoporosis - Loss of Bone Density 1 Reply

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

Started by florence edelman in Connecting. Last reply by Dan Hicks Sep 29, 2018.

Increased fatigue 2 Replies

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

Started by Gretchen Winchester in Connecting. Last reply by Dan Hicks Sep 16, 2018.

 
 
 

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