Welcome to My Diagnosis Journey
I would like to thank you for taking the time to read this. My hope is to encourage people that there are others who struggle with: getting a diagnosis, getting doctors to listen, and possibly providing someone with an idea of what they are struggling to get diagnosed. In this, my plan is to be as transparent as possible with my experiences, the medicines that I have tried, tests that were run, etc. I will attempt to seperate my observations and facts from my opinions and feelings, but still providing both. I hope this helps you or someone else with the journey of finding your diagnoses.
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It took 2 weeks to get my results back from the sleep clinic, but I got them. I do not have narcolepsy and my average sleep latency (how long it took me to fall asleep) was 13+ min so I do not fall within the idiopathic hypersomnia diagnostic criteria. What does this mean? Back toContinue reading “Excuse me while I scream and cry”
A few nights ago I officially had my sleep study and the results are pending. I should find out next week what the results are. Even though the nurse wasn’t supposed to tell me, because she liked me I guess, she told me I didn’t have sleep apnea (duh!). But it was nice to hearContinue reading “To Do: Sleep Study – DONE”
I have off and on gastric issues, mostly nausea and seemingly random abdominal discomfort. I will walk through my symptoms, what I tried, and what finally worked. 80% of this was done without help from a physician because I found my PCPs to be useless and completely unhelpful about my gastric issues. I started havingContinue reading “My Gut Says There is Something Wrong”
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