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  • 1 month ago

    Any idea what these symptoms could be about?

    I am having a problem with pulsating pain in various parts of my body (abdomen, testicles, right and left sides, collarbone, shin-calf, and right side of chest). It feels like my organs/flesh is pressing against my bones/sternum creating tightness in my chest, feels like I am going to explode. Also, just under my chest, the Xiphoid process feels very tender sometimes. The pain last for 5 -20 minutes then just stops. I have had this problem starting in Jan but since mid-June it has really picked up....
  • 5 months ago

    Caring for my Mom

    Hi, my name is Rachel and I recently moved home to help take care of my Mom who's 80 and starting to show some memory issues. The past few days, she is a total disaster and simple things she could do Monday, she cant do now 5 days later. She couldn't remember how to wash her hair, open her locked door, put the coffee pot together and answer her phone. Today, it was what to put in first to get dressed. I didnt think this came on this fast! I have 2 brothers that live close, one is always busy....
  • 5 months ago

    Cant afford your medications?

    ScriptCo Pharmacy is Americas first and only membership-based wholesale pharmacy, based out of Texas. After becoming a member (membership is $120 per year) you can purchase your generic medications for the exact same cost ScriptCo Pharmacy buys them for. They even have a quote tool on their website so you can see what to expect to pay for your medications before becoming a member. They are mailed right to your door. Some meds are less than a penny. Go to to see how much you can save....
  • 5 months ago

    Caregiver for 88 yr old parents

    I've just left my job to stayat home and caregive my 88 yr old Dad with Vascular Dementia. Can anyone tell me about brain function?
  • 8 months ago

    I Feel Like I'm Going To Die, And/Or Lose My Mind! Losing Grip Of Reality!

    Hello ~ My name is, Cody. I am 30 y.o. I am currently going through something that I have never experienced within my lifetime before. Like, EVER! It is a seriously scary feeling, and I do not know what to do. To explain,........ One evening (around 3 A.M.), I was laying in my bed watching comedy videos on my cellphone (YouTube). Then, unexpectedly, I instantly shot out of bed and began pacing back and fourth within my living room. My boyfriend woke up and asked me, "What's wrong?"....
  • over 1 year ago

    Is Parkinson's Inherited?

    The shakiness and constant movement I've experienced for years I thought was from the caffeine or my anxiety and nerves. I have been dx'd w/COPD recently and my balance isn't great because of O² data are low, or so I thought. None of my Drs have been able to explain my extremely painful contractors I experience in my feet and hands. After describing all of my symptoms, Parkinson's is the 1st diagnosis listed. Its description summary was 100% if my issues. My great grandmother at age....
  • over 1 year ago

    ALS symptoms can be managed with cannabis use.

    Hello and good afternoon, I have been researching the medical benefits that cannabis holds for a variety of degenerative disorders, auto immune, and physiological symptoms. Cannabis is a universal medicine that can treat a wide range of symptoms and now it has been reported that ALS patients are finding more success using this medicine. It has given control back to patients that once were dependent on caregivers. Speaking from personal experience my uncle has been diagnosed with ALS and we have been....
  • over 1 year ago

    Involuntary movements

    Here it goes: I'm a 24 female with historic of chorionic tonsillitis but had my tonsils removed at age 17. On April I started having heart palpitations randomly so I went to the ER, general doctor there asked for an ECG which come back normal so he prescribed me Xanax 0,5mg/ once a day for 5 days, after 10 days the palpitations stoped. Couple of weeks later they come back this time I also got Ill with zebra I think was a bad cold, I had fever of 38, headaches and mucus. I noticed it took me a....
  • over 1 year ago

    Discovered in rehab facility while being treated for copd and balance issues.

    I am an 82year old male with several minor and some major heath issues, none threatening at this time. Currently living at Sunset Health facility in Raleigh NC undergoing treatment for copd, Parkinson’s and depression. Parkinson’s isonly being treated for balance and mild memory/mental issues. About 1year ago I began to experience panic attacks which are increasing in frequency.While undergoing PR and OT I cannot walk with a walker and mobility issues cause me to rely on wheelchair/powerchairs. Experiencing....
  • over 2 years ago

    Making Life With Dementia More Bearable

    Factors associated with better quality of life included good relationships, social engagement, better daily functioning, good physical and mental health, and high-quality care. Click here to read more: Share your thoughts: How do you make your loved one's life with dementia more bearable? How do you take care of yourself in the process?