... slowly. I guess it takes longer as our metabolism is not functioning as well as it should. I'm just aiming to stay warm, curl up with a good book and drink hot tea, cammomile tea and eat lots of fresh fruit and veggies. ... (10 replies)
... Be sure to get blood tests for mono virus and CMV, which is a mono-like virus. These are usually self limited, but can take up to 3months to resolve. The other test that would be helpful is an ANA and CK which tests for autoimmune diseases and myositis, an inflammation of muscle tissue. A sed rate and CRP are helpful too to see if chronic inflammation is causing the problem.... (10 replies)
... The one thing I would suggest is to see the doctor anyway and have your vitamin D and b vitamins checked as well as iron and magnesium (because of your epsom baths).
Yes, some viruses that we contract can leave us fatigued for a very long time.
Hyprthyroidism can certainly cause fatigue and muscle issues, but a thorough blood panel could put light to something that... (10 replies)
... I also have hypothyroidism so I'm wondering if this is a factor. I've been taking epsom salt baths because they relieve my muscles and I've been sleeping as much as I can. I'm not sure what else to do but it's starting to concern me.... ... (10 replies)
... Fine thank you. I didn't have to go to the medical centre in the end as my ears cleared by themselves the day before! ... (6 replies)
... Hi there,
I have been coughing for the last 4 weeks from a cold i had ( I do have cough variant asthma but this is not it). 6 days ago i went to the doctors who noticed my lower left lung was wheezing and my pulse rate was high so prescribed me amoxicillin.
I am still coughing (maybe not as bad but its still nasty) and my pulse rate is still high which shows I'm... (0 replies)
... hrs. Everything regarding the "24hr flu" I looked up refers to a stomach virus, which I didn't have. And most professionals don't even acknowledge the 24hr flu as a real thing, attributing it food poisoning. ... (1 replies)
... r's strain is not the usual one. It is a different one, and here in my region, it has hit very high levels. But still feeling crappy six days later is normal. As long as you're not coughing excessively or feel like you have a sinus infection or getting worse. ... (2 replies)
... told her to chew on garlic cloves and the sore throat healed up the ear didn't hurt anymore and as far as I know she has all her hearing and no complaints. If a person has infection in the ear sometimes dizziness occurs. ... (5 replies)
... shingles was his concern as well. No rash so far. Aleve has really helped this weekend and I have to say, last night was the first decent sleep. It's getting better. ... (3 replies)
... If I were you I'd now watch for a rash on or near the site of the pain/burning.
It could be shingles which can start with a flulike illness but without the very high fever. The fact that your skin is sensitive to touch is what is really leaning me in this direction. Have you had chickenpox in the past? I ask because you had to have had it had some point in life in order to... (3 replies)
... as previously mentioned 3 of my kids got stomach flu probably norwalk and is catchy 24-48 hrs after symptoms stop BUT the last one threw up 7 days ago and then one 7 days after! i bleached the heck out of everything and am wondering if maybe it is a fluke about this one because the others,the next day, could barely eat but this one was eating no problem the next day...any... (0 replies)
... Hmm well night owl, think of it as phlegm being your bodies natural lubricant, we make mucus secretions all the time, in the nose and elsewhere, that is normal it's just when you can't drain it properly that it becomes thickened and stuff, like when you experience an infection, and usually, the "normal" color should be , I've always heard, clear or whitish...anything else and... (1 replies)
... Wow......I don't see why not! :D
It's similar to the father in "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" using Windex as a common cure-all! Although I don't think nose spray was one of them :eek:
Tell me.....he just sprays it in? Is his head tilted any particular way to get into the sinuses? :confused:
Must check that one out....but I bet it would definitely help the... (4 replies)
... For the past 4 years or so, my dad has been using Chloraseptic as a nasal spray as soon as he feels a cold coming on. ... (4 replies)
... Very unhappy with flu season this year! (2 replies)
... all these years I've never found anyone on the internet that had the same issue as me. If you have this issue, what do you do about it? ... (0 replies)
... weeks. So, you may get so ebb and flow as your body fights off the virus, but stress or lack of sleep may allow the virus to flare back up before your immune system counters. ... (2 replies)
... It sounds like you may have some other undiagnosed condition such as allergies or sinus issues. ... (3 replies)
... Anything other than resting all day? Okay.
* Try to get about 8 hours of quality sleep at night.
* Avoid stressful situations
* Maintain a healthy weight (Don't overeat.)
* Eat a healthy diet of natural whole foods. (Avoid processed foods and get plenty of fresh fruit, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds.) (3 replies)