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Posts in category Medication

Straw Poll

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  Which of your medicines tastes the worst? Particularly what makes the worst burp taste? I think the most difficult to swallow tastes include Movicol, Moviprep and Prednisone, but paracetamol/pregabalin burps are pretty bad. How about you? Like this:Like Loading…

Give us this day our daily meds…

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… And hope our stomach/liver forgive us these trespasses   So however many pills you take, you’re likely taking more than you would ever have considered “healthy”.  A friend was over the other day and came as I was popping out my pills for the week.   Above is one day’s worth of meds.  Breakfast […]

On Comorbidities

On Comorbidities

In medical terms Co-morbidities are illness and disorders that you have that may or may not be related and/or overlap. In medicine, co-morbidity is the presence of one or more additional disorders (or diseases) co-occurring with a primary disease or disorder; or the effect of such additional disorders or diseases. The additional disorder may also […]

The problem with painkillers

The problem with painkillers

The problem with painkillers is the catch 22… At 4am I was still not asleep. Not because I wasn’t tired but because I was in agony and couldn’t relax my body nor mind. So I took a large chunk of my daily “as needed” painkillers. tramadol 150mg arcoxia 90mg paracetamol 1g metoclopramide 20mg the upshot […]

Sick + Sick

Sick + Sick

The problem with being permanently sick (other than being permanently sick of course) is that when you get a “bug” or a new “complaint” it’s twice as nasty. I’m currently nursing the end of yet another cold (my immune system seems to treat them as regulars now, I must get better bouncers) and praying it […]

Neurology consultation

Neurology consultation

Today I had my check-up with Dr Weatherall at Ealing Hospital. Dr Weatherall is a really love doctor and my Neurologist both privately and through the NHS. He deals with my Chronic headaches and my sleep problems (I suffer with a totally wrong sleep pattern and insomnia). He is also sympathetic of my Fibromyalgia and […]

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