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  1. lisakuney

    Woot! Docs all agree to trial of LDN

    My GI and GP (an internist) both agree I can start a trial of LDN. There is a compounding pharmacist in my town who already compounds it for someone else. My Crohn's symptoms are basically non-existant, but my fibromyalgia pain and fatigue are redonkulous. I have high hopes for it reducing my...
  2. lisakuney

    Low Dose Naltrexone for Fibromyalgia study

    Low Dose Naltrexone for Fibromyalgia study.
  3. lisakuney

    Feraheme for iron infusion

    I searched the forum but came up empty. Does anyone have experience with receiving Feraheme for iron infusion therapy? I just schedule my appointment for tomorrow, and I asked about how long it would take, expecting the answer to be in hours. The nurse told me they inject it over 17 seconds...
  4. lisakuney

    Squatting to defecate improves colon health

    http://youtu.be/pYcv6odWfTM
  5. lisakuney

    Capsule Endoscopy results

    The nurse just called to tell me my capsule endoscopy was normal! :thumleft: I guess that means I am in remission, right? I have a follow up appointment next week. I am only taking Pentasa for the Crohn's right now. I tried to take Sulfasalazine, but it made me super-depressed and want to...
  6. lisakuney

    Need Bowel Prep advice ASAP

    I am sitting in a hotel in the city where my GI has his practice. I am scheduled for a small bowel capsule endoscopy in the morning, and since I live 2 hours from here, thought it would be easier to check in, do my prep, and drive the less than 2 miles to his office in the a.m. I have never...
  7. lisakuney

    Low FODMAPS + Insulin Resistant Diet

    Is anyone trying to eat a low FODMAPS diet while also eating for insulin resistance or diabetes? I am trying to figure out how to manage this, and it's burning my brain up :ybatty: I think I'm going to end up putting it all in a spreadsheet and look for overlap. Dunno what else to do. My...
  8. lisakuney

    When it rains, it pours.

    Hello, fellow Crohnies and UC/IBD sufferers. I was finally definitively diagnosed last month with Crohn's Disease. In a five month period, I have been diagnosed with: Crohn's Fibromyalgia Hashimoto's Disease Panic Disorder Plantar Fasciitis in both feet Insulin Resistance Breast Cancer (weird...
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