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#3021 Gladiatoro

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 11:24 AM

How lithium orotate works.  (=

 

http://www.robtech.l...Works/index.htm



http://lithiumlovesl...com/?page_id=11

 

 

 

and a little info on the TOXIC pharmaceutical synthetic Lithium  ( carbonate ) ie a list of side effects.

 

http://www.healthy.n...le.aspx?Id=2079


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Posted 24 May 2013 - 06:57 PM

Today I had to blot my face several times. My face hasn't been this oily in... wow, I don't even know!

 

Is it the glucosamine/hyaluronic acid kicking in? Is it the Triple Leaf Detox tea I started last week? Is it the aloe vera gel I've been putting on my face recently?

 

Whatever it is, I'm doing something right!



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Posted 24 May 2013 - 08:01 PM

will accutane stunt facial growth?

 

has anyone under 18 who took accutane felt their face didn't change at all after 5 years?

 

www.topix.com/forum/drug/accutane/TAUUK5779LS4U7VBE

 

i read that accutane may even make your face look fat and ugly.



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Posted 24 May 2013 - 09:23 PM

This is from a former accutane user , I got the info off her.

 

I regret taking this drug. I've just turned 24, and I feel 74. My body is aching as I type this. I get out of breath if i climb a short flight of stairs and I've started coughing and wheezing at night time. I've heard accutane is a chemo drug? Sounds about right. Its sucked all the life out of me. I don't feel passion to do anything anymore.

These are my side effects she says.

Extreme fatigue
Dry skin
DRY LIPS
Pressure headaches/migraines
Nausea
Ears pop all the time like I'm on a plane..
Stiff neck
Sore dry eyes sensitive to light
Blurry vision
Can't see in the dark at all anymore
Trouble concentrating (brain fog?)
Joint and back pain
Extreme mood swings and depression
Heartburn?!
Rectal bleeding

 

Yes a miracle drug indeed , enough said .  Another accutainted victim.



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Posted 24 May 2013 - 10:27 PM

Today I had to blot my face several times. My face hasn't been this oily in... wow, I don't even know!

 

Is it the glucosamine/hyaluronic acid kicking in? Is it the Triple Leaf Detox tea I started last week? Is it the aloe vera gel I've been putting on my face recently?

 

Whatever it is, I'm doing something right!

 

Not that it needs to be said, but it was not addition, but subtraction that yielded results. You removed the great supplanter/usurper that is DHT inhibition in its many guises; and, hey presto, we have a little issue resolving to talk about in the context of the hitherto unresolvable. 



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Posted 25 May 2013 - 07:50 AM

I'm still doing reasonably well. Current foci are going to bed earlier, controlling overeating, and increasing / being regular with UDCA dosage. Later I will try to comprehensively hack my apparent absence of bile / pancreatic production. 



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Posted 27 May 2013 - 03:51 AM

Major breakthrough. Doubled dose of UDCA to something ridiculous like 2g per day. Massive improvement. Definitely had cholestasis. Detox and digestive systems were not working, no matter how perfect the regimine, still life was difficult. Now is easy. 



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Posted 27 May 2013 - 04:52 AM

This post is the reason i decided theres no fucking way i´m going on Isotretinoin. I don´t even understand how this shit is legal.



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Posted 27 May 2013 - 08:35 PM

For pain management , especially joint pain we suffer from ,  think twice before taking aspirin.

 

http://naturalsociet...-eye-disorders/



Here are safer natural alternatives  to pain management.  (=

 

http://www.naturalne..._headaches.html


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Posted 27 May 2013 - 11:34 PM

Modern Medicine: How Healing Illness became Managing Illness for Profit , well worth the read.

 

http://www.tbyil.com...ged_Illness.htm



The benefits of marijuana ie cannabinoids.

http://www.naturalne...s_dementia.html



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Posted 29 May 2013 - 09:56 PM

Today I had to blot my face several times. My face hasn't been this oily in... wow, I don't even know!

 

Is it the glucosamine/hyaluronic acid kicking in? Is it the Triple Leaf Detox tea I started last week? Is it the aloe vera gel I've been putting on my face recently?

 

Whatever it is, I'm doing something right!

Hi SBowlChica

 

Could u tell me what you have been doing ? I also have dry skin via post Accutane

 

P.S. for anyone out there who has Seborrheic dermatitis, I have been using pure cocoa butter on my face at night time, and its completely cleared it up. Not just on my face, but on my scalp too! I only use the cocoa butter on myface but with SD, once it flares, its like it spreads, so once I got my face clear, it automaticalloy cleared up the scap SD



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Posted 30 May 2013 - 09:01 AM

Major breakthrough. Doubled dose of UDCA to something ridiculous like 2g per day. Massive improvement. Definitely had cholestasis. Detox and digestive systems were not working, no matter how perfect the regimine, still life was difficult. Now is easy. 

 

Whats your diet like now Joseph? 



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Posted 30 May 2013 - 09:17 AM

Haven't tested expanding diet yet, but overeating seems to be not a problem, or vastly less problematic. Will know more as time passes. Taking LOTS of UDCA. 



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Posted 30 May 2013 - 01:49 PM

Haven't tested expanding diet yet, but overeating seems to be not a problem, or vastly less problematic. Will know more as time passes. Taking LOTS of UDCA. 

 

Is it still white rice, scallops, shrimp, low fat yoghurt?



Today I had to blot my face several times. My face hasn't been this oily in... wow, I don't even know!

 

Is it the glucosamine/hyaluronic acid kicking in? Is it the Triple Leaf Detox tea I started last week? Is it the aloe vera gel I've been putting on my face recently?

 

Whatever it is, I'm doing something right!

Hi SBowlChica

 

Could u tell me what you have been doing ? I also have dry skin via post Accutane

 

P.S. for anyone out there who has Seborrheic dermatitis, I have been using pure cocoa butter on my face at night time, and its completely cleared it up. Not just on my face, but on my scalp too! I only use the cocoa butter on myface but with SD, once it flares, its like it spreads, so once I got my face clear, it automaticalloy cleared up the scap SD

 

Thats good news, i use Aloe Vera gel, seems to be one of the few things that work for me.



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Posted 30 May 2013 - 05:38 PM

does anyone know ANYTHING that works for hair loss? like WORKS, not maybe works. I'm thinking it's lack of hydration in the scalp, but again, theory.



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Posted 30 May 2013 - 07:23 PM

does anyone know ANYTHING that works for hair loss? like WORKS, not maybe works. I'm thinking it's lack of hydration in the scalp, but again, theory.

I wish I had a cure for you, but I haven't really heard of anyone 100% recovery unless it is just from a vitamin deficiency or they only suffered from TE! Some with hormonal issues recover, but I have found that I go in cycles due to the hormonal issue of thyroid and diabetes even if they are both under control bleh :(  Outside of the your recent jojoba oil try! Sometimes it seems that things work for awhile and then tend to stop working....

 

Hope everyone is doing well

 

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Posted 30 May 2013 - 08:14 PM

Thanks Jen.

 

So are you implying if it's TE than it can go away over time? mine started thinning on year 8 off accutane when i started a highly stressful job. I also began smoking MJ around this time, but not a substantial amount. I also use vaporization over smoking which is much healthier. Maybe it can be both factors? or maybe my body is just damaged permanently and i have to find ways to manage side effects, but i'm still not sold on this.  There are days where i feel completely normal and days where i feel like a crippled person...what is causing this vacillation? I've cut out mostly all unnecessary vitamins to give my stomach a break too.

 

I went running today in the first time in a while without hip pain. my osgood schlatters felt a little achy but i bought bands to relieve inflammation.  Im so excited about being able to run! i jsut spent 5 months on PT which was a major struggle.  still have most of my leg issues, but stretching and strengthening much alleviate the aches and pains!



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Posted 30 May 2013 - 09:32 PM

Oh, yeah I have days were I feel like gold and sometimes weeks, it seems in the Accutane population that side effects wax and wane. What I mean is there are some who just suffer form hair loss due to Accutane and nothing else, not all but some of them recover from the dryness and loss of hair, especially if it is TE. Now if there are other issues involved and hair loss is part of that then not so much. People have done better in other words got the hair loss to stop but the texture, dryness or slow in growth continues.

 

I hope that made sense. Glad you have been able to run, enjoy those small strides to recovery cheer.gif  



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Posted 31 May 2013 - 03:43 AM

"Is it still white rice, scallops, shrimp, low fat yoghurt?"

 

No, it's now full fat homemade yoghurt, shrimp, and organic free range chicken. Working quite well, with high dose UDCA. Optimistic about expanding to free range eggs. 



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Posted 31 May 2013 - 08:30 AM

Hey guys, I am in the same boat :( Suffering from hair loss, its horrible, I literally walk around in the dark so that I don't see my hair. I really wish this drug never existed. Atleast i have managed to sort out the hives and dry sculp I guess... I wish you all the best of luck, I am so sorry to hear about your accutane related troubles :(






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