Posted on May 17, 2017 in Blog |

The simplest way to present my own history to you is to show you how many different types of physicians I saw, some of the major medical events that occurred, and of course, the various diagnoses I was assigned. I know many patients can probably relate to this snapshot. Physicians I saw for symptoms: Often, I saw more than one each of the following: Cardiologist, Chiropractor, Dentist, Dermatologist, Endocrinologist, Gastroenterologist, Internist, Neurologist, Gynecologist, Neurosurgeon, Ophthalmologist, Optometrist, Oral Surgeon, Orthopedist, Osteopath, Otolaryngologist (ENT), Physical Therapist, Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Rheumatologist, Surgeon, Urologist Sharon’s Symptom History 1981: viral meningitis, unexplained fatigue and exhaustion 1984: diarrhea, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, mouth ulcers, grinding teeth/jaw pain 1988: elevated gastrin levels 1993: depression and anxiety 1995: migraines 1996: h.pylori infection 1999: shattered right foot 2001: recurrent sinus infections, night sweats, hot flashes, dry skin, itchy ears 2002: falling easily, pain in knees and thighs, muscle weakness, sensitivity to sunlight, memory loss 2003: clumsiness, repeated falls, muscle weakness, thigh pain, swollen joints, tooth dies 2004: gallstones, abdominal pain, fatigue, hair loss, noise sensitivity 2005: gastrin level elevated, depression, forgetfulness, trouble focusing, sticky blood 2006: diarrhea, headaches, daytime sleepiness and insomnia, elevated heart rate, word and name search, phasing out of conversations 2008: persistent, dry cough, numbness in hands and feet, chest pains, muscle twitching 2009: back pain, hip pain, occasional blurry vision, incontinence, unexplained rashes, positive Lupus test (positive ANA with speckled pattern) Other General Symptoms Allergies: seasonal allergies, chronic sinus infections Cardiovascular: low blood pressure, perspire easily, dizzy upon standing Constitutional: migraines, weight gain, fatigue, cold extremities, afternoon drowsiness, night sweats, sensitivity to chemicals Ears, Nose, Mouth & Throat: sensitivity to sounds, ringing in the ears, sinusitis, mercury/silver fillings in teeth, mouth ulcers, jaw paint/teeth grinding, dental problems, unexplained face pain Endocrine: heat intolerant, cold intolerant, thyroid disorder, low body temperature
 Eyes & Vision: dry eyes, blurred vision, floating spots, light sensitive, peripheral waves Digestive System: bloating, trouble digesting fats, hemorrhoids, ulcers, irritable bowel, diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea/upset stomach Genito-Urinary System: incontinences, cramps, heavy flow, PMS, menstrual irregularity, menstrual pain, pelvic pain, health fluctuates with cycles, hot flashes Hematological: Anemia, leg pain with walking Immunological:...

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