Partners even more likely than survivors to experience fear and worry over long term, study finds
by Pokezy on Thu Sep 27, 2012 08:04 PM
On Sep 27, 2012 12:04 PM DiDan wrote: So does that mean that you read the books that I suggested? or do you give your life over to the doctors and do no thinking for yourself. Read and educate yourself. that is we're healing starts.
On Sep 27, 2012 12:04 PM DiDan wrote:
What Susan said. Have you had Cancer? Have you seen your loved ones die of Cancer? Yes, there are doctors that are not the best, but it does not take long to figure them out. After two heart attacks, I was happy to put my life in the hands of the doctors. I would have died in 2007 if I didn't. The first Cardiologist did not have a clue, so I went to someone that did. I research everything that any doctor tells me. I do not look for Quacks. I ask questions and do not hesitate to call out any doctor that can not answer them.
by Pokezy on Fri Sep 28, 2012 01:44 AM
On Sep 25, 2012 2:20 AM SusanLB_1 wrote: You have to keep fighting David. Try to find a hematologist who specializes in MDS. We are all in the same boat. I have blood transfusions about every 10-15 weeks and pray they don't become more frequent. I have no problems yet with low platelets or white blood cells. I take one day at a time and live life to the fullest!
On Sep 25, 2012 2:20 AM SusanLB_1 wrote:
Hey Susan, I talked to Cigna today. For some reason my new GP did not think he could order a bone marrow biopsy unless a Oncologist told him I needed to have it done. He had told me that the insurance would not pay for it. Cigna answered by email that it did not matter who ordered it, as long as they could prove it was medically necessary. I will have the results of more blood work by Tuesday. I have emailed him what Cigna said, so it is now time for him to put up or shut up. I have been seeing a OD for joint problems, and I can change doctors because he is a GP as well. He told me over a month ago that from his experience, he had no problem in saying that I had Leukemia. He had got all of my medical records and had gone over them. It is time to get going and do something.
by DiDan on Fri Sep 28, 2012 03:07 AM
by Pokezy on Fri Sep 28, 2012 04:47 AM
On Sep 28, 2012 3:07 AM DiDan wrote: You think doctors have all the answers. Yes they are great and I go to one when I need one , I find out what I have and read a million health books and other opinions. If the blood is toxic you get sick, end of story!!! Look what garbage people are eating. You can't be blind. Yes you research what doctors say, what about what other people say. Open your mind. I was in a doctors office with a friend, the older doctor had a young doctor trailing him, intern, the old doctor went out of the room and I asked the young doctor, how much nutrition class did you take? He put his fingers up zero. So there you go. My own husband had by-pass surgery at 48 then another one at 58 .with a new heart valve. That new doctor told him to take 1500 hundred niacin the kind that gives you the flush. That was 18 years ago. Now that was a smart doctor. He swears by it. Of course he lost weight. He's 155 lbs. he is 76 yrs and doing good. Active as ever. Good luck
On Sep 28, 2012 3:07 AM DiDan wrote:
I do not recall that I said all doctors had all the answers. I believe that I said if a doctor can not answer my questions, I find one that can. I believe in eating right and I take supplements because I have Kidney Disease. Those supplements were ordered by a Nephrologist. My Cardiologist tells me to take Fish oil, which I do. It sounds like your husband would not be alive today if a a good surgeon did not do the surgery, so I do not understand your argument. I did not have to lose any weight because I only weighed 150lbs when I had heart surgery at age 56, the same weight as when I graduated High School in 1969. I seriously doubt that anyone has read a million books of any kind. Statements like that is why people do not have any use for what you have to say. I go on any Forums, including this one, to find out what real people have gone through, and what course of treatment worked for them. You answered your own question when you asked me if I talked to their people to seek their opinions. I am happy that your husband is doing fine with his heart problems. Cancer is totally a different medical problem. I guess you have not had Cancer, or had a loved one that did,because I asked you that one question. Your answer was not worth the time reading.
by DiDan on Fri Sep 28, 2012 04:45 PM
by Pokezy on Fri Sep 28, 2012 07:55 PM
On Sep 28, 2012 4:45 PM DiDan wrote: So that answered my statement, I guess you don't read different opinions . And no I didn't read a million books , and I don't think anyone thought that but you. I've been studying this stuff since I was 27 because of the pain I was in and found the answer. I've been teaching for many years. As far as cancer goes yes I've been around a lot of that and saw many healings . I'm so glad your doing so good . Yes I 'm glad my husband had two good surgeons, or I wouldn't have met him at 60 . I've been blessed. Keep up the good work, your helping other people.
On Sep 28, 2012 4:45 PM DiDan wrote:
I read published Scientific reliable information. I am sorry that you do not understand that everyone here believes in the methods you talk about. I do not understand why you want to argue about it. You gave me your thoughts, I read them and have moved on. If it has worked for you , that is wonderful. I don't know where you saw that I am doing so good. I am not doing good at all. I have finally talked my GP into doing the only test that can rule in or out if I have Leukemia, and that is a bone marrow biopsy. All of the blood work shows that is what is wrong. He wanted to make sure my insurance would pay for it, and they will. Once my blood work comes back next week, then we decide what to do. If I am to believe someone, when they tell me that they have read a million books, I could have called you a liar, but I didn't. Statements like that make me wonder what else people exaggerate about. I am happy to know that you knew that I would be the only person that would think that way. The first Oncologist told me that I did not have Leukemia, but I would have it in the future. That is why I do not go back to him. There are great doctors and there are doctors like him. It is up to me to find a great doctor, which I have done so. He came from a Mayo Clinic. Just wondering, do you think men should get a PSA test done to detect Cancer?
by DiDan on Sat Sep 29, 2012 02:19 AM
by Pokezy on Sat Sep 29, 2012 04:18 AM
On Sep 29, 2012 2:19 AM DiDan wrote: I'm glad you found a great doctor from mayo. They do have a good reputation. I'm sorry you might have leukemia . I have read somewhere that leukemia or blood disorders are caused from fungus. There's a lot of different kinds of fungus out there. If you feel like it go to Knowthecause.com "" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://Knowthecause.com " target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Knowthecause.com . As far as getting a PSA test , yes I think it is important to know your numbers. Higher the number means something could be going on. A doctor told a friend of mine about 35 years ago, if he stopped eating red meat his number would come down, and he said you didn't hear that from me. So his numbers came way down. Anyway , really, good luck on your bone marrow test. I'm sorry I get frustrated . I want to help people, but I just need to mind my own business . That's what my 91 yrs. old Dad says and my 71 yrs. old brother too .where all alike. Try to save the world . Ha it is hard when we see so much suffering. I pray you don't have leukemia .
On Sep 29, 2012 2:19 AM DiDan wrote:
I asked you about the PSA test, because doctors now say that no man should ever have it done. They say all Cancer's should not be treated. I read that in Time Magazine at the doctors office. I Googled it, and most doctors agree. Now they say a woman should wait until 50 to get mammary test done. I try to share my experience with people I know. If you can have it, I had. I don't want Leukemia either, but something is wrong and they have ruled out everything else. I just want to know what is going on. In Nov. it will be a year since Cancer was mentioned.
by DiDan on Sat Sep 29, 2012 07:55 PM
by Pokezy on Sat Sep 29, 2012 08:57 PM
On Sep 29, 2012 7:55 PM DiDan wrote: Yes I agree with you on the PSA test. I heard that is what they are saying. I say it won't hurt to know though. If its high then they can change there diet and let it come down. I also had something happen that made we nervous so I had a cr125 blood test done . It came back negative thank God. That's a cancer test. I do try to have a green drink just about everyday .anything to ward IT off. Ha take care.
On Sep 29, 2012 7:55 PM DiDan wrote:
They made it a big deal when they came up with the PSA test. Mine has always been normal, I am 61 and never have to get up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom. I have had friends that found out they had Prostate Cancer because of the PSA test. It is like everything else, you don't know what to believe. I had complete trust in my doctor of 31 years. Since he has passed away, I have no trust in any doctor. He did not care to tell me when he thought that a doctor did not know what they were doing. He was more than a doctor to us, he was a good friend.
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