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    I always hate to hear about someone suffering...

    I always hate to hear about someone suffering with depression. I have been there and it's very real. I was injured at the age of 19 and like many (if not most) I spent many of my early days wishing...
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    Thanks for the feedback! I was driving myself...

    Thanks for the feedback! I was driving myself crazy thinking that I was missing something. I don't visit the forum frequently. Looking forward to the update.
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    I had a Medtronic stimulator placed in 2014 with...

    I had a Medtronic stimulator placed in 2014 with paddles just above my injury. In hindsight, I wish that I did not go through with the surgery. I take that back, like one other comment I saw, I would...
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    I wish you the best of luck. After 25 years of...

    I wish you the best of luck. After 25 years of this routine I'm finally electing to go with a colostomy bag. I hate the thought of it. But, feedback from others is overwhelmingly positive. I'm...
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    Hey Tim. Sorry about the delayed response. For...

    Hey Tim. Sorry about the delayed response. For some reason, I cannot get the notifications from Care Cure to work to save my life. Not sure if it's a mail filter issue or what. Either way, I only see...
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    @hockeyfan I think it was one of your posts that...

    @hockeyfan I think it was one of your posts that led me to https://www.veganostomy.ca/product-reviews/. It's a great resource. I really appreciate the suggestion!
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    Thanks for the feedback guys! I'm sure that I...

    Thanks for the feedback guys! I'm sure that I will be happy once I get. Just fear of the unknown. I've been watching reviews here https://www.veganostomy.ca/product-reviews/ which is helping out.
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    Colostomy questions

    hello all, looking for some feedback if you would care to share. I've read lots of information about colostomy and the overwhelmingly positive feedback. Even though I'm not excited about the idea, I...
  9. Thanks for the great info funklab. He is a pain...

    Thanks for the great info funklab. He is a pain specialist but is under the impression that exceeding 300 is only appropriate for fibromyalgia. It's always fun trying to respectfully introduce...
  10. Any studies showing 600mg Lyrica more effective than 300mg?

    I believe that the maximum dose is 600 mg daily. However, my doctor believes that there is no evidence to support more than 300 mg daily. Has anyone seen studies to show that 600 mg daily can be more...
  11. Thread: Prialt experience

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    I apologize for no reply. I've not been on. Guess...

    I apologize for no reply. I've not been on. Guess I'm not getting emails. No. I decided not to try this. There are some really scary stories out there. Also, it's becoming more difficult to get...
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    Thanks man. Would love to try some different...

    Thanks man. Would love to try some different combos. Unfortunately, the necessary THC is just a political football in Missouri. Can't wait until they just legalize the stuff.
  13. Does a person build a tolerance to Lyrica resulting in pain returning?

    I'm currently on 300 mg/day. After dementia like symptoms subsided, this dose seemed to be working quite well. recently, the pain seems to be returning. I've read that you can increase the dose up...
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    Sending an update. I built up to 250mg/day of CBD...

    Sending an update. I built up to 250mg/day of CBD oil from CW Botanicals ( charlottes web). I was spending $300/month and it had no positive effect on my pain. This is just anecdotal feedback. So,...
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    That depends on perspective. He did survive. I...

    That depends on perspective. He did survive. I still talk with him briefly almost daily. But, it's not my place to talk about him to others. So, I'll just leave it at that.
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    Thanks for the feedback all! Mize, From...

    Thanks for the feedback all!

    Mize,

    From what I've read, 2.5mg-20mg/day might help. However, it takes a while to build up in the fat cells. I'm going to try ramping up on "Charlottes Web" from...
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    unfortunately, I just read that the stuff I...

    unfortunately, I just read that the stuff I referenced doesn't contain the CBD Oil. I already placed the order. So, I'll try it. Will let you know if it helps at all.
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    deleted entry - found out the product I was...

    deleted entry - found out the product I was looking into and referenced didn't contain CBD Oil.
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    Thanks for the feedback dragon fly. Sorry to hear...

    Thanks for the feedback dragon fly. Sorry to hear that it didn't help you. I've been trying some stuff that a friend gets me. I get the same results. Not much pain relief. But, with the choice being...
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    CBD oil for nerve pain?

    Medical marijuana isn't legal where I live. Has anyone gained any pain relief from CBD oil? I don't know enough to ask intelligent questions. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
  21. Thread: Bladder spasms

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    I suppose we should expect side effects but that...

    I suppose we should expect side effects but that sounds a bit extreme ;-). Hope you have better luck with other meds.
  22. Thread: Bladder spasms

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    Any luck with the Botox? Or, has anyone else...

    Any luck with the Botox? Or, has anyone else tried it? I'm suppose to see the doc at the end of the month. Will be asking him as well
  23. Thread: Bed Sore

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    So sorry to hear about your ongoing battle with...

    So sorry to hear about your ongoing battle with these sores. Those can get worse very quickly and be very difficult to heal. I would urgently do the following

    1. Get the info SCI-Nurse requested...
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    Hey all! I'm fairly new to actively posting....

    Hey all! I'm fairly new to actively posting. Injured in 1994 and pain started slowly around 2000. Progressed to the point that I stopped working in 2014 to focus on this pain hell! Anyway, will...
  25. Thread: Bladder spasms

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    Sorry to hear about the itching. That can drive...

    Sorry to hear about the itching. That can drive you nuts by itself.

    As for pic, thanks! Kids and puppies are THE best medicine. Well...maybe not for spasms ;-)
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