Medication adjustments

Physical healing of the body and mind
cherylmcc
Joined: 07 Jan 2009, 20:07

01 Sep 2004, 03:28 #11

For Robs all puffed out.

Hope this helps, it helped me.

Cheryl - Free and Healing for Two Months, Thirty Days, 15 Hours and 57 Minutes, while extending my life expectancy 6 Days and 8 Hours, by avoiding the use of 1833 nicotine delivery devices that would have cost me $414.05.
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Kristen Goldx3
Joined: 18 Dec 2008, 23:57

10 Jan 2006, 22:09 #12

This thread is important for anyone who is on a maintenance drug for long-term medical conditions. Please see your doctor if you have any issues or questions about your condition and if perhaps you might require a dosage adjustment based upon any symptoms you might have.

Kristen
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Mike851
Joined: 19 Dec 2008, 00:01

11 Apr 2006, 23:26 #13

Just as a sidenote...............As much improved as I have felt after quitting on 13th Feb, I decided to go to the Doctor's to get checked out..........He took my blood pressure and found it was high so I'm going back for a FULL medical after Easter including lung xray as I told him about my quit.

I'm a bit nervous about this, but I'm not going to bury my head in the sand and heaven knows what my blood pressure was like when I was smoking!!!


Mike W....No nicotine since 13th Feb
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Joel
Joined: 18 Dec 2008, 23:57

08 Dec 2006, 03:36 #14

Treating many conditions is a partnership between you and your physician. The doctor needs your input to effectiveness of any treatment, whether it be by physical measurements or by verbally communicating how you feel while under treatment. The treatment for one condition though is your primary responsibility. The condition--nicotine addiction. It is by no means a minor medical issue, it is in fact probably the greatest controlable health threat anyone will ever face. Afterall, what other lifestyle issues carry a 50% premature mortality rate? Not to mention all the other crippling side effects that go along with long-term smoking. The treatment for this condition is your primary responsibility. To effectively treat smoking for the rest of your life simply remember to never take another puff!

Joel
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Sal GOLD.ffn
Joined: 16 Jan 2003, 08:00

13 Apr 2007, 19:40 #15

From above:

The treatment for one condition though is your primary responsibility. The condition--nicotine addiction. It is by no means a minor medical issue, it is in fact probably the greatest controlable health threat anyone will ever face. Afterall, what other lifestyle issues carry a 50% premature mortality rate? Not to mention all the other crippling side effects that go along with long-term smoking. The treatment for this condition is your primary responsibility. To effectively treat smoking for the rest of your life simply remember to never take another puff!
Joel
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Sal GOLD.ffn
Joined: 16 Jan 2003, 08:00

12 Aug 2008, 05:59 #16

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Joel Spitzer
Joined: 13 Nov 2008, 14:04

12 Mar 2009, 21:58 #17

From above:

I saw a post up earlier asking when a person returns to "normal" after quitting. This string addresses the issue of what is "normal." "Normal" levels for certain people of certain neurotransmitters or hormones or other chemicals may not be what is normal or the right amount of these substances. That is why symptoms lasting longer than a few days should never be simply ignored or written off to longer term withdrawal. Prolonged symptoms should be medically evaluated to insure that the individual is indeed normal for various conditions.
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