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  • lt1221 has replied to a post on the message board

    You're very welcome.  We were irradiated in the same year.  It would be interesting to see the outcomes by the year of radiation.  Keep me posted on how you are doing.

    March 15 at 10:14 AM view post
    • lt1221 has replied to a post on the message board

      I just read your post which sounded just like me and I had to share with you what one wonderful doctor who took the time to figure out what was going on with me which wasn't until I was in my early 60's.  Mind you  doctor 40 years prior had suspected the same thing.  It turned out that I have Secondary Adrenal Insufficiency, Hypoadrenalism, Hydrocortisolism, Hashimoto's all due to the fact that the rad...

      March 15 at 8:33 AM view post
      • lt1221 has replied to a post on the message board

        Yes it is.  HOwever, I would contact one of the suppliers such as Juzo to see if they have someone near you. However, it is best to have a prescription from your doctor and then they will send you first to an occupational therapist who will treat you first with bandaging and then send you to a fitter to make sure that you have the right compression garments for you. If you have the wrong ones that can ...

        October 09, 2017 view post
        • lt1221 has replied to a post on the message board

          I have the edema and swollen feet.  Up until about 3 years ago, I was at a loss for anything really helping having taken Furosemide(Lasix) for years, when I found out that I had Lymphedema.  You may want to have her checked by a specialist in this as many doctors do not know about it because of the lack of training in it.  Here is a website of an organzation that I am involved with which is working to ...

          October 09, 2017 view post
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