Showing posts with label GERD. Show all posts
Showing posts with label GERD. Show all posts

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Colonoscopy and Endoscopy - Just another procedure to put us through....n Life with Chronic Pain, RA, Lupus & chronic illness

Going through the Ordeal to get Ready for an Endoscopy and Colonoscopy!

Also Barrett's which I have and my Anemia is getting worse every 3 months, and my Parathyroid Labs are all "off" also....

So, I started to see the surgeon on Thursday afternoon, to see about scheduling that endoscopy and colonoscopy... and about the time I was leaving the house, I "felt" one of those drenching sweats coming on, plus they were supposed to put the holter monitor on me for 24 hours while I was there... I almost called and cancelled, but decided I would "try" to at least get into the surgeon... 

and wait on the monitor... because the leads will not stick on my skin if I am having one of those horrible drenching cold sweats... so the doctor was running over an hour late! I knew I was getting worse, but fortunately it was not a terribly bad one, but I did put off the monitor and told them I would try next week... and I did get in, so I have the endoscopy and colonoscopy on November the 14th!!! And now the way they "clean out" your digestive tract is almost silly.... 

rather than drink that "lime stuff" like you used to, you get 2 32 ounce bottles of Gatorade or Pedialyte... 2 bottles of "Miralax"... and 5 Ducolax pills... and mix the Miralax in the Gatorade and drink it like a glass every 10 minutes until you are finished with it, this is at noon and you are "fasting" anyway, with jello, etc the whole day before", and then at 6PM you drink the other Gatorade and Miralax and I think in between take those Dulolax pills!!!! 

Good Lord I hope that does not make me sick... that is a lot of Gatorade, and I guess it helps to "hydrate" you, rather than used to, you would be almost dehydrated doing it the old way.... anyway, I just hope they can do it early in the morning on the 14th and get it over with... I've got to get hold of my son, and see if he can get off work to take me... of course they put you to sleep so you have to have someone to drive you home after it's done.... I still have not heard from the Endocrinologist... but I guess I will call myself and try to schedule an appt if I don't hear from them by early next week....

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Cure Click - More Clinical Trials!

Urinary Incontinence from Multiple Sclerosis or Spinal Cord Injury

Do you or a loved one have urinary #incontinence due to #MS or #SpinalCordInjury? A new research study is testing a potential treatment for those who have failed oral medications. Learn more.

Pediatric ADHD

 Child with #ADHD acting out? Local studies enrolling now. Payment up to $700. Act now!

Trial for Dementia with Lewy Bodies

 Do you have #LewyBodyDementia? A New investigational drug trial is enrolling now. Take the pre-screener now. #Dementia

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Can't find #reflux relief? #GERD studies enrolling now. No-cost study meds or placebo. Payment varies by study up to $850 if you qualify. Learn more.



Recruitment for Post-Shingles Pain Study


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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

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Friday, October 14, 2016

New Clinical Trial by Cure Click for GERD