Neurology Roadtrip We made the journey to Gary’s quarterly neurology appointment this week to find an answer to his chronic headaches. Since he left the private healthcare sector last January and entered the VA system, long out-of-state road trips are… Read More... "Neurology Roadtrip"
Category: Treatment Options
Does Deferiprone provide a clinical benefit to the superficial siderosis patient? If you remember, the April 2017 edition of The Neurology Journal gave us an early peek at what the study findings might be in the final revision of the… Read More... "The Deferiprone Trial Results Are In"
We know most Superficial Siderosis patients are full of questions. If you’re one of the few prescribed the iron chelator, deferiprone, you want to know if chelation is working? The original Pilot Saftey Trial of Deferiprone, M.Levy, and R. Linas, offered… Read More... "Will Superficial Siderosis Chelation Really Work?"
The Neuropathy Chronicles 2.0 You may remember from The Neuropathy Chronicles how we managed to tame the burning foot pain that is so familiar to Superficial Siderosis patients. Two years have passed, and TCM is still the winner. We saw… Read More... "The Neuropathy Chronicles 2.0"
Hope We’ve been doing the whirlwind testing tour with Gary’s many specialists these past few weeks. Not only was it time for his quarterly neurology follow-up, but we found ourselves eagerly waiting for his first MRI scan and hearing test… Read More... "A Whirlwind Testing Tour"
The Neuuropathy Chronicles Sharp jolting stabs of burning pain across one or both feet were making it impossible for Gary to sleep. (Earlier, we touched on our search for some relief from peripheral neuropathy in QUARTERLY NEUROLOGY FOLLOW-UP) Gary’s neurologist… Read More... "The Neuropathy Chronicles"
Quarterly Neurology Follow-Up The New Normal By the time we went to our quarterly neurology follow-up we had a pretty good list of questions. The cholesterol medication was a big one. What kinds of exercises could we safely add to… Read More... "Quarterly Neurology Follow-Up"
Green tea has enjoyed such a surge in popularity that more than a few people are skeptical. Every healthy living blog touts the benefits of green tea for everything from cardiovascular health, diabetes or weight loss. That will raise… Read More... "Benefits of Green Tea"