FASTING

FASTING

I was recently diagnosed with DMII and has been asked to fast for 8-10 hours to get sugar levels. But results are higher that right after I eat. Is there someone getting the same?

 

EXERCISE

What is the best exercise for diabetic patients?


 

HIGH PLATELETS

I am waiting for my blood test result. I have high platelets. Does this mean something serious? Thanks all

 


INCREASED BP 200/110

Every once in a while in the past 3 weeks I have been getting a 200/110 BP without me doing anything. This happens when I watch tv, lying down, reading, and even sleeping. What is going on?


LUMPS 

I fell down the stairs last month. Nothing serious. Just some bruises. Now, I can feel lumps in my collarbone. Anybody with thoughts on this?

 


What is going on with me?

2 days ago, I felt discomfort on the upper part of my buttocks. I thought (again- as this has happened before) that it was an ingrown hair. When I went to the toilet for some "job", I saw a splat of blood on the tissue paper. The following day, as I was again doing a "job" (I thought), there was again blood but this time it, there was more and it was too on the bowl. There was no poop and now I'm wondering if there could be any situation that we bleed from down there at the back without pain? 


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  • Sarah Shapiro
    commented 2018-10-02 06:59:20 -0400
    No risk.
    And, that is over with and you cannot control any outcome, so let it go.

    However, when you have a wart it would be prudent to cover it with one of those water proof bandaids until it is gone.
  • Sarah Shapiro
    commented 2018-10-02 06:57:39 -0400
    I was wondering if there was a possibility that you were carrying twins?
  • Sarah Shapiro
    commented 2018-10-02 06:55:50 -0400
    Very sorry to hear that.
    Have you had any tests done?
  • Sarah Shapiro
    commented 2018-10-02 06:54:02 -0400
    I think I might also have this!
  • Sarah Shapiro
    commented 2018-10-02 06:52:34 -0400
    If the doctors don’t think it’s progressive then I wouldn’t worry too much! I have it and it doesn’t really affect my life.
  • Sarah Shapiro
    commented 2018-10-02 06:49:34 -0400
    I like to run in the morning then at night to help tire out my body to help with insomnia and stress. Meditating and reading help a lot too. And if you feel tired at any time during your free time of the day, it really helps to take a timed nap.
  • Sarah Shapiro
    commented 2018-10-02 06:48:23 -0400
    Exercising is one way of destressing yourself. You might also want time alone.
  • Sarah Shapiro
    commented 2018-10-02 06:45:08 -0400
    My cousin has done the ear candles and he said they worked for him too.
  • Sarah Shapiro
    commented 2018-10-02 06:37:30 -0400
    I also experienced this and I can truly relate!
  • Sarah Shapiro
    commented 2018-10-02 06:36:06 -0400
    The worst thing to do is to self-diagnose. Just relax and put your mind on to something that you enjoy. There is no sense of worrying about something that you don’t really have. You’re already doing the right thing by betting checked.
  • Sarah Shapiro
    commented 2018-10-02 06:24:51 -0400
    This sounds like something serious. You should see a doctor. Over the counter drugs can sometimes just be wrong. There are millions of symptoms that are similar to each other that would make you think you are experiencing one thing but in fact is another.
  • Sarah Shapiro
    commented 2018-10-02 06:23:28 -0400
    I feel terrible knowing what you are going through. I have a friend who was diagnosed as well. I know the pain you have to endure every single day. I hope you feel better soon.
  • Sarah Shapiro
    commented 2018-10-02 05:13:40 -0400
    Thanks
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