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by Natasha
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Antibiotics helping with brain fog
Replies: 5
Views: 1411

Re: Antibiotics helping with brain fog

Yes, but then I have Lyme disease. IV Rocephin completely brought my brain back. Unfortunately my doctor wanted me to be on it for a year but my insurance would only cover one month. Oral antibiotics don't help when it comes to my brain.
by Natasha
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: General Anesthesia
Replies: 2
Views: 674

General Anesthesia

Hello, I have one copy of APOE4 and I will be getting a prophylactic mastectomy and reconstruction early next year due to having LCIS. I will be getting a flap procedure and without explaining what that is I will just say that I will be under general anesthesia for 10 hours. The surgeon is one of th...
by Natasha
Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: New here and scared
Replies: 24
Views: 4472

Re: New here and scared

Sorry I haven't responded. Thanks to those who responded to me and for your warm welcome and suggestions.

I guess I said too much about Lyme, etc... I'll edit that out.
by Natasha
Tue Jan 22, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: New here and scared
Replies: 24
Views: 4472

Re: New here and scared

NF52: Thank you for everything. It's so helpful and reassuring. Yesterday I had a pretty good brain day and a long phone conversation that went well. Maybe I should buy a lottery ticket. Fiver: Thank you for looking things up : ) I can only tolerate 5 mg of Lexapro which seems common among Lyme pati...
by Natasha
Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: New here and scared
Replies: 24
Views: 4472

Re: New here and scared

Thank you so much NF52. That is very comforting and kind of you but I feel that I have not been completely honest. I lose my train of thought more often than in the past, and lately it's constant like every time I open my mouth. I just got off the phone with a cousin and I lost my train of thought i...
by Natasha
Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: New here and scared
Replies: 24
Views: 4472

New here and scared

Hello I found out a while ago that I have one copy of APOE 4. Unfortunately I also have chronic Lyme/Babesia. Additionally I have an anxiety disorder and take 5 mg of Lexapro which I just found out increases Alzheimer's risk. On top of that I take Klonopin but have been trying to wean off of it at w...

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