ChrisComedy's Journal, 30 December 2014

Went to primary care physician, got referral to neurologist. Apparently my nerves are misfiring, causing my muscles to atrophy.
134.6 lb Lost so far: 21.4 lb.    Still to go: 0 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.
on diet Intermittent Fasting (4:3 basically)    gaining 2.8 lb a week

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Looking forward to hearing their plans to fix it... 
30 Dec 14 by member: Draglist
Keep us up-to-date. 
30 Dec 14 by member: ClassicRocker
I hope they can figure it out for you soon.  
30 Dec 14 by member: ChrisSpark
I hope it goes well at the next appt. 
30 Dec 14 by member: Rains120
Good, used to do nerve testing. If your nerves are "misfiring" a neurologist is a good option.  
30 Dec 14 by member: wholefoodnut
wholefoodnut, primary care physician visit cost $130 out of pocket. Medicare :-medical kicks in January so will covered by the time I get to the neurologist. Don't ask me why hospitalization started in July, but not medical. 
30 Dec 14 by member: ChrisComedy
Thank you for sharing. Yes, please let us know. I look forward to your entries. 
30 Dec 14 by member: kattay
Thanks, everyone. 
30 Dec 14 by member: ChrisComedy
You are in my prayers.  
31 Dec 14 by member: Deb_N
Thanks, Deb_N. 
31 Dec 14 by member: ChrisComedy
Sorry to hear this news Chris. Happy to hear you are able to get help from a neurologist.  
31 Dec 14 by member: JGBOOGADES
Saying prayers for you Chris. I hope the neurologist is able to resolve the problem. 
31 Dec 14 by member: jmb3450
I hope that it's as easy to fix for you as it was for me a few years back. For me it was my unhealthy addiction to energy drinks, which led to unsafe levels of vitamin B12 in my bloodstream. My left leg felt like someone was pouring warm water down the back of it for over a week before I went to the doctor. Quit drinking energy drinks cold turkey, and less than a week later it stopped. This was back in my unhealthy overweight days, of course. 
31 Dec 14 by member: chadlius88
chadlius88, I certainly hope there's a simple fix. The first step, of course, is to identify the cause. Already had a CAT scan. Next step is an MRI and other tests. 
31 Dec 14 by member: ChrisComedy

     
 

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