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joseph m gifford replied to shari Johnston's discussion Sore neck musscles
"you ask if anyone else has had this neck pain.... my answer is simple  yes sometimes to the point that sleep is impossible. so painful and when your neck hurts it is impossible to get into a position that dosent hurt."
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joseph m gifford posted a discussion

leg and foot pain

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 sitting or laying down and all of a sudden pain will shoot through my legs and feet a sharp pain that lasts for a short time and goes away.   yes it goes away but doesn't stay gone for long. the pain comes when sitting standing laying down ok pretty much all the time. I just started on Lyrica and it…See More
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Dan Hicks replied to Dan Hicks's discussion Magnesium
"I'm taking magnesium oxide, 600mg if I recall correctly.  I plan to switch to magnesium citrate soon -- I picked out the oxide before I thoroughly researched it. It is kind of weird that docs rarely do tests for this condition (though I…"
Mar 31
Cheryl Stanton replied to Susie kearney's discussion I'm new to this website and I don't know anybody
"Hi Susie, you are not alone and I think there is a group that meets in San Diego too. I live in Orange County and I feel like you, I wish I had one friend who had this to relate to. I know nobody with this also. Welcome"
Mar 30
Cheryl Stanton replied to Dan Hicks's discussion Magnesium
"Hi Dan, I take magnesium glycinate and have for 8 yrs. for my afib and it has helped a whole lot to keep my episodes under control. I haven't noticed a difference for my post-polio which is getting worse each year. Which one are you taking if…"
Mar 30
Dan Hicks posted a discussion

Magnesium

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 couple of weeks ago I read some stuff that suggested it would be a possibility, so I went out and got a supplement & tried it.  Within a couple of hours I felt more alert, and it seemed to help my urinary problems (the main reason I was looking) quite a bit.  Then I discovered that I was walking…See More
Mar 30

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Sore neck musscles 15 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 joseph m gifford 10 hours ago.

leg and foot pain

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 yesterday.

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.

I'm new to this website and I don't know anybody 2 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 Cheryl Stanton Mar 30.

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

Cold feet 1 Reply

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.

 
 
 

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