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  1. I thought you were wanting to move to someplace...

    I thought you were wanting to move to someplace where you would be living independently...not just staying in your parents' home.

    Unclear about why living in San Francisco would have anything to...
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    Similar ones inexpensively from Walmart:...

    Similar ones inexpensively from Walmart:...
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    Here is some information about RDs (Registered...

    Here is some information about RDs (Registered dietitians) from their certifying organization: https://www.diet.com/g/american-dietetic-association#K

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  4. The turning bed I am familiar with is the...

    The turning bed I am familiar with is the Pro-Bed. http://www.pro-bed.com/

    I would hesitate to include that in your list unless you have had the chance to try it. Many of my clients find it...
  5. Are you requesting a turning bed, or a turning...

    Are you requesting a turning bed, or a turning mattress? If the latter, you also need a good quality adjustable full electric hi-lo bed frame as well.

    A couple of other items:



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    A good example of why you should have consulted...

    A good example of why you should have consulted an RD instead of someone with no training or credentials.

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    I saw Breathe Monday night, thought it was pretty...

    I saw Breathe Monday night, thought it was pretty good. Andrew Garfield did an excellent job, and the rest of the cast were excellent as well, including Claire Foy as his wife and Tom Hollander who...
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    True. The title "nutritionist" has no meaning and...

    True. The title "nutritionist" has no meaning and indicates no expertise or special training in this area. If you want to work with someone who has an education in evidence based, scientific based...
  9. Thread: bowel help?

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    I would recommend that you look into a Magic...

    I would recommend that you look into a Magic Bullet or Enemeez instead of the glycerine suppository (I have never had much luck using these). If you cannot do bowel care within 30 minutes after your...
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    Daily Renacidin instillations are a recommended...

    Daily Renacidin instillations are a recommended method for dealing with excessive indwelling catheter clogging.

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    The risk of midodrine triggering an AD episode is...

    The risk of midodrine triggering an AD episode is actually fairly low. If it is going to occur, it will usually be the first time you take the drug, and you can then stop it's use. Many people do OK...
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    Agree. Rule of thumb, cut 500 calories from what...

    Agree. Rule of thumb, cut 500 calories from what you are currently eating daily, and you should loose a safe 1 lb. per week with the same activity level. You may loose more if you increase your...
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    The only practical way to travel by train...

    The only practical way to travel by train (Amtrak) from Santa Monica or LAX to San Diego is to catch the Flyaway bus from LAX to the Amtrak station in downtown LA (about 20 miles; but plan for 1 hour...
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    In the USA, we nearly always use a solution...

    In the USA, we nearly always use a solution (liquid) of magnesium citrate. It comes in 10 oz. bottles with a flavoring (lemon, cherry, orange, etc.). Best to drink it chilled. There is 1.75gm of...
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    Those are the generics. Check with your local...

    Those are the generics. Check with your local pharmacy. They should be available over-the-counter. Lactulose usually requires a prescription.
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    Sounds like a UTI to me. Get a culture and...

    Sounds like a UTI to me. Get a culture and sensitivity done, and get started on an antibiotic.

    Other laxatives you might want to consider for severe constipation include magnesium citrate, milk...
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    Have you established a MySocialSecurity account...

    Have you established a MySocialSecurity account at the Social Security website? This is assuming you are currently on SSDI. If you are on SSI, then you cannot do that on-line, but the information...
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    You could have spinal root compression from a...

    You could have spinal root compression from a cervical disk problem, or trigger point pain. You need to see a good physiatrist (or neurologist) if possible, have an evaluation/exam and tests, then...
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    Not sure why you think your body is retaining...

    Not sure why you think your body is retaining water due to constipation. This is generally not the case, in fact constipation is more commonly related to dehydration.

    How much are you urinating...
  20. Thread: bowel help?

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    It would help to know your level of injury, and...

    It would help to know your level of injury, and if you have a flaccid anal sphincter (Lower motor neuron, LMN bowel) or a spastic anal sphincter (Upper motor neuron, UMN bowel). Having your level of...
  21. Doesn't your 3000Tx have adjustable height legs?...

    Doesn't your 3000Tx have adjustable height legs? I seem to remember these coming standard on this chair, but perhaps you had to select that as an option. If yours do not, contact NuProdx to see if...
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    No, but mineral oil and castor oil do. (KLD)

    No, but mineral oil and castor oil do.

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    You can do a "poor man's" transit study yourself....

    You can do a "poor man's" transit study yourself. Eat a small can of canned corn, and then watch to see when the undigested hulls come out in your stool. With a megacolon your bowel would not only...
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    Mucous leakage after bowel (not bowl) care is...

    Mucous leakage after bowel (not bowl) care is common if the bowel is overly stimulated during the bowel care regimen. This can be using too strong a laxative (bisacodyl tablets), or suppository...
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    Bulk products such as Metamucil, Benefiber, etc....

    Bulk products such as Metamucil, Benefiber, etc. do not increase stool lubrication. They work by stimulating increased peristalsis (muscle movement of the large intestine) which then moves stool more...
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