Gretchen Winchester
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  • Albuquerque, NM
  • United States
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Is there a Polio support group in Albuquerque, NM?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dan Hicks May 29, 2019.

Increased fatigue
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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 this discussion. Last reply by Dan Hicks Sep 16, 2018.

Night time leg cramps
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I used to take cyclobenzaprin for muscle spasms at night. This made me groggy the next day. Finally my arthritis Dr. prescribed gabapentin. What a relief! I started with 100mg. Then I went to 200 mg.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by JOseph C. Weil Aug 13, 2020.

Night time leg cramps
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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 once in a while. If so what do you do about them.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dan Hicks Jul 22, 2018.

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JOseph C. Weil replied to Gretchen Winchester's discussion Night time leg cramps
"I guess I need to take Geritol for healthy red blood cells! I can't believe that with all the supplements I take I only get 6% DV. I don't have RLS, I have restless whole body syndrome. I need to remake my bed 3-4 times a night. I'll…"
Aug 13, 2020
Penelope Gibson replied to Gretchen Winchester's discussion Night time leg cramps
"I take a daly magnesium supplement which has alleviated leg cramps."
May 6, 2020
Dan Hicks replied to Gretchen Winchester's discussion Albuquerque, New Mexico
"Try the "Post Polio Syndrome" group on Facebook:"
May 29, 2019
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Albuquerque, New Mexico

Is there a Polio support group in Albuquerque, NM?See More
May 29, 2019

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Are you a Polio Survivor?
What year did you contract polio?
Do you have Post-Polio Syndrome?
When did you begin experiencing symptoms?
15 years ago
List any assistive devices you are using...
leg brace and cane
Please describe how polio has changed your life.
unable to do activities I would like to do
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Bone loss

Has anybody been doing the twice a year IV for bone loss? If so any side effects?

Gretchen Winchester

Posted on March 11, 2019 at 1:59pm



   Has anyone used marijuana for pain and sleep? News story on "Sunday Morning" today saying

seniors over 65 are finding great relief for arthritis pain and help with sleep.

Posted on May 1, 2016 at 7:22am

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