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Osteoporosis - Loss of Bone Density

As a group with limited weight bearing over the years, I am interested if members have been advised to take medication for osteoporosis an…

Started by florence edelman in Connecting

1 Sep 29
Reply by Dan Hicks

Increased fatigue

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.…

Started by Gretchen Winchester in Connecting

2 Sep 16
Reply by Dan Hicks

Two bothersome conditions, probably polio related

As the eldest of four children, with me at age 17, in 1949 all of us got polio. For the youngest two it was more like the flu, and it passe…

Started by Larry Kueneman in Symptoms

2 Sep 3
Reply by joseph m gifford

Night time leg cramps

I used to take cyclobenzaprin for muscle spasms at night. This made me groggy the next day.  Finally my arthritis Dr. prescribed gabapentin…

Started by Gretchen Winchester in Connecting

1 Aug 15
Reply by Dan Hicks

INTERNATIONAL LIVE PPS WEBCAST with Dr. Richard L. Bruno

Save the Date!! Saturday, SEPTEMBER 15, 2018 10:00 AM US Western Daylight Time1:00 PM US Eastern Daylight Time5:00 PM European/UK GMT GET Y…

Started by Salk Institute in Connecting

0 Jul 25

Night time leg cramps

Does anyone else have night time leg cramps and spasms? They are getting worse I think with age. I do take cyclobenziprin at night ever onc…

Started by Gretchen Winchester in Connecting

1 Jul 22
Reply by Dan Hicks

For the guys: Flomax

I don't know how many guys are hanging around here, but here is something I learned a few months ago: Flomax (tamsulosin), commonly taken t…

Started by Dan Hicks in Connecting

0 Apr 28

CBD oil and Tumeric

I stopped my CBD oil and went to Tumeric for PPS pain because someone recommended it. Didn't work as far as I could tell. I went back on m…

Started by Gretchen Winchester in Connecting

3 Apr 28
Reply by Dan Hicks

Sleep aid for fatigue? It might actually work!

I'm trying out Diphenhydramine (Benadryl, Sominex) to help my PPS fatigue, and it seems to be working.  Crazy, I know, but taking 50 mg in…

Started by Dan Hicks in Connecting

0 Jan 4

Numeric

I have stopped my CBD oil mainly due to cost and have now been trying Tumeric  capsules. My sister in law with fibromyalgia swears by it.…

Started by Gretchen Winchester in Connecting

1 Dec 21, 2017
Reply by Cheryl Stanton

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