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Can Flecainide cause exteme anxiety?

Question asked 13 days ago 1 answer

Support groups: anxiety, flecainide, warfarin, generalized anxiety disorder, atrial fibrillation, premature ventricular contraction, ...

endlessPred's comment: PVC means nothing. It is harmless and everyone gets them. Especially if ill or feverish. The rest you listed as conditions seem to be guesses as they are quite different from each other. Time for you to become your own advocate and learn as much as ...

Can Flecainide cause exteme anxiety?

Question asked 13 days ago 1 answer

Support groups: anxiety, flecainide, warfarin, generalized anxiety disorder, atrial fibrillation, premature ventricular contraction, ...

endlessPred's response: When was your last doctor visit? If you have not talked with the cardiologist recently, give their office a call. My husband has been through these and is being treated for Afib. People with anxiety have a higher incidence for Afib. Take your ...

Tsh levels?

Question asked 15 days ago 2 answers

Support groups: thyroid, endocrinology, blood test

endlessPred's comment: Since summer is ending, you probably were getting a lot of sunshine and making your own Vit. D. However, with winter coming you may not get as much sunshine or be more covered up with less skin being exposed. I suggest you keep that on mind. :)

Is lithium good for mild depression?

Question asked 14 days ago 5 answers

Support groups: depression, lithium

endlessPred's answer: Lithium is and remains a difficult and even dangerous drug to take. Blood levels need to be monitored and is used for bipolar as well as severe depression. It helps some people and is very carefully watched. Mild depression often resolves with talk ...

Tsh levels?

Question asked 15 days ago 2 answers

Support groups: thyroid, endocrinology, blood test

endlessPred's response: Also check to see if you a re taking your daily calcium and that magnesium products are taken two hours or later. That would be many vitamins, calcium, or antacids that contain magnesium. That would change your dosing. Since you are still in a good ...

Shingle shot?

Question asked 5 Sep 2014 5 answers

Support groups: herpes zoster, insurance

endlessPred's comment: I just realized your problem. You did not elect to take ?Medicare and stayed with a corporate retirement insurance. Too late to get Medicare now because of the penalty. Call BCBS and talk to someone higher up in the organization. Work your way up ...

Shingle shot?

Question asked 5 Sep 2014 5 answers

Support groups: herpes zoster, insurance

endlessPred's answer: I agree with Sara. The shot is cheap or totally paid for by Medicare if you have secondary. Have you actually called the insurance recently? It would help others to know what you find. Please write back and let us know. I had shingles a year and a ...

Do any people report differences between generic and brand name thyroid?

Question asked 15 days ago 2 answers

Support groups: thyroid disease, generic, thyroid, brand

endlessPred's answer: Also the generic does not have to have the exact amount of medication and can vary by as much as 25%. Although the brand costs more, I did find a real difference during the year it wasn't available. The doctor must write, "do not substitute" on the ...

What is going on? 40 yrs old no thyroid gland no period one month&spotting for 2days the month afte?

Question asked 16 days ago 2 answers

Support groups: period, thyroid, goiter, spotting

endlessPred's answer: To ease your mind, take a pregnancy test if there is any chance at all you could be pregnant. I started peri menopause at your age.

Excessive heat 100 degrees ca I refrigerate diabetic meds?

Question asked 16 days ago 1 answer

Support groups: diabetic

endlessPred's answer: Insulin can and should be stored in the refrigerator door. Even the pen type should have spare pens kept in the refrigerator. When that hot all my insulin stays in the refrigerator. You can also use a small cooler when traveling in high heat, but ...

Family Alcohol Dependence need help?

Question asked 18 days ago 3 answers

Support groups: alcohol dependence, alcohol, family, recovery, addiction, suicide

endlessPred's response: I lived with two alcoholic parents. They fought, punched and spent every penny on booze rather than shoes for us kids. I saved my mother from suicide many times. The earliest i recall was when I was 7 and took a butcher knife out of her hand as she ...

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