I have now been on the PatchMD Multivitamin patch for over 9 months. I had my full labs done in July and my B12 was the only thing that was really a problem. My PCP just repeated the major vitamin lab work (we were both especially concerned about my c
My last 2 DEXA scans both showed some bone loss in one hip. I also already have some arthritis in my lower back. After the first scan showed bone loss, I increased my calcium from 1500 to 2000mg of calcium citrate per day. The second scan, however, s
I already have a food dehydrator, but I don't use it these days except for making the occasional fruit rollups. I want to make jerky, though. Most commercial beef jerky is too tough for me to chew properly and then gives me gas, and the one type I ca
First, there was a screw up and my calcium didn't get drawn, so I have to go in today to have them draw that. My last two DEXA scans showed some bone loss, so that's one of the things I'm most concerned about. Will know that in a few days, though.
Many people who have WLS also suffer from depression and take antidepressants. I saw an article about a study that found a statistically significant increase in intracranial hemorrhage ("brain bleeds") in people taking both NSAIDs and antidepressants.