Re: my latest Drama

From: Colette (
Thu Aug 16 20:34:54 2001

Wow marianne< That is alot to handle but maybe it will be answer somewhere down the line i hope and i will find a good dr talk to you later hang in there! Love colette >
>Well...I received bad news from my chiro yesterday.
>As a kid I had minor scoliosis...we did new x-rays to
>see how I've progressed (especially after all these
>car accidents)...I am now in stage II of major
>scoliosis. The point of "no return". I have a reflux
>of 80 degrees....when it hits 100 I will have to have
>surgery and get pins and stuff in the back to
>straighten the spine. This is apparently what is
>causing my diaphragm pressure. The spine is pushing
>my lungs onto the rib cage. My neck is even worse.
>showing breakdown and deteriation. Possible reason to
>why I have problems swallowing. I may have to check
>into a brace for now. The only thing I can do is try
>to prevent it from hitting 100 so I can avoid surgery.
> With the pain I feel all over...I don't even care
>anymore. I never know if it's hernia, adhesions, or
>back-shoulder and neck probs. It's just a constant
>achy feeling everywhere. I was so sick last night.
>And feeling ill today, too. Pushed up my appt. with
>the PCP to try to get more tests done before my
>insurance runs out. Test for acid damage, and
>blockage in swallowing. Colette, you were talking
>about the chiro to me in an diagnosis
>should let you know that I completely encourage you to
>go. Every little part plays an important factor in
>our over all well-being. Chiro's are not quacks.
>There is a legitimacy to their work. Kinesiology has
>been known to help with some bowel problems. An
>incorrect spine can increase your difficulties to
>pass. Maybe it "could" help you. And yes, call the
>OBGYN doc. and try to push up everything you
>said. And get a pcp in it, too. The more docs you
>have the better chance you'll get of one person
>listening to you. If you deal with one doc at a time
>and he is not'll take longer for you to
>find relief. Schedule them all. I find it intersting
>how every thing is crossing over. Anorexia can affect
>your bones, your GI tract, and OBGYN factors.
>Scoliosis is a break down of tissue and muscles
>causing weakening of the spine...isn't an adhesion a
>tissue? Funny huh? Please take care of yourself.
>Love, Marianne

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