Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Treatment Plan

I had to make a list of what medications/supplements I've been taking because I'm having a little trouble remembering what to take. Once I made the list I realized why!

I have to mention how grateful I am for my M.E. doctor. Without this treatment I would be bedbound.

AM:

Nature-throid 32mg (Thyroid)                  
Cytozyme AD   (Adrenals)                        
Ashwaghanda    (Adrenals)                      
Famvir  500mg   (Antiviral HHV-6)                      
Perque Activated B12
Actifolate
DHEA Cream
Ivabradine (Coralen) 5mg  (POTS/Heart Rate) (not sold in US)
Lamictal 25mg (Mood)          
(reduced Lamictal due to money)
Colostrum 1/2 tsp (Immune System)                      
Imunovir 500mg   (Immune Modulator)            (not sold in US)
(should be on higher dose but reduced due to $)

Mimosa Pudica (samples from MD)  Parasites


PM:

Valtrex 500mg       (Antiviral-EBV)
Minocycline 100mg  (C. Pneumonia)        
Azithromycin 250mg (C. Pneumonia)
(every Mon & Thu)
Ashwaghanda                    
Lamictal 25mg                  
Flexeril 10mg   (Muscle Spasms)
(titrating off due to $)
Imunovir 250mg                
(reduced amount due to $)                

(will eventually add in another dose of Mimosa Pudica for Parasites)

HS (Before Bedtime):

Valtrex 500mg                  
Colustrum 1/2 tsp      
DHEA Cream
Cytozyme AD      
Gabapentin 200mg             Sleep/Neuro
(will be reducing due to $)
Clonazepam 1mg                Sleep/Neuro
Prazosin 1mg                      Blood Pressure/Reduces Sympathetic Nervous System Overdrive (has helped with the early morning panic awakening)
Ivabradine 5mg                   Heart/POTS
Liquid Doxepin 4-5 drops  Sleep
Tiny dose of Domperidone Gastroparesis     (not sold in US)

Recently added Na EDTA 3ML for malabsorption (will increase to two times daily after two weeks)

OTHER:

Digestive:

Miralax  1 capful
Prune Juice

Teeth:

Biotene for dry mouth
brush after each meal due to dry mouth
ACT anti-cavity
Electric Toothbrush for more efficient plaque removal
Sensodyne toothpaste for sensitive teeth

Emotional:

Therapy (@ $1 per session)
12 Step Program (free and can be supportive/ease isolation)
Gratitude List
Meditation

Food:

Juicing:  Kale, Beets, Swiss Chard, Spinach, and others.
High Protein Veggies:  Caulifower, Broccoli, and others
High Protein Shakes with frozen blueberries/almond milk as well as supplements (NAC, Acetyl l Carnitine/Alpha Lipoic Acid, Magnesium Malate, Quercitin, L-Lysine, Milk Thistle)
Quinoa
Boost Glucose Control for extra calories
Snacks
Yams
Other foods not worth mentioning but I'm focusing on eating/drinking as many superfoods as I can each day.

2 comments:

Lee Lee said...

wow, hahaha ... with all that there must be no room left in your stomach for food! Do you rattle when you walk? LOL

xo

me/cfs warrior said...

Totally! No wonder I don't have much of an appetite. LOL xo