It’s funny how a flare up of something that you thought was relatively innocuous can suddenly bring things into sharper focus. I’ve had a couple of little annoyances over the years, one of which is pins and needles in my outer left thigh when I lie on a hard surface. A few years ago, I… Read More Another Battle Begins
Dear Dr xxxxxx Thank you very much for your courtesy and attention during my appointment with you on 25 September and for copying me in on your letter to Dr xxxxxxxx together with the results of the various blood tests which you carried out. I should be grateful if you or your secretary would let… Read More A Letter to My Endocrinologist
I was diagnosed with an hiatus hernia in my mid 20s after having trouble with increasing bouts of indigestion. The doctor put me on tablets for a month to see if that helped, which it did. Unfortunately as soon as I stopped taking the tablets, the indigestion was back. After a couple of rounds of tablets,… Read More High or Low Stomach Acid?
My long list of symptoms means that my health problems could have a number of causes but the most likely names at the top of the list are thyroid and adrenals. I’ve spent a lot of time reading, researching, learning and doing battle and this blog is my way of keeping it all in one place… Read More A Summary
I was diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome back in 2002. I’d come home from the gym and was so tired that I was physically unable to climb the staircase to get up to the first floor of the house. I dumped my gym bag in the hall and went to the den to sit down… Read More CFS / ME – Fighting for a Diagnosis