Showing posts from September, 2011

Health Psychologists:

Well after having me in the system over 3 years and missing me out, i finally got an initial assessment with one pain management health psychologist (i will call A) when the referrel was made to psychologist B. After listening to me and seeming to want to help A stated that A would be having a meeting with B in 3-4 weeks and will be in touch afterwards. Having previously felt suicidal and still do when i have times i feel really low or have had major problems, i discussed options with A and A stated that they have no services to help anyone who are suicidal at any time and that the person should call 999 or visit A+E when feeling suicidal. This really hurt me as i was sent to A+E recently with PCOS -potentially- cyst pain / gynae related pains in my right side, and had been dealing with a specific dr who said he would operate when i was no longer fat. If i am honest i am not Fat, i am a little overweight but my BMI states that i only slightly obese. Anyway i lost some 2 stones an

Another Condition...

PoTs: Well i have found out that i have another condition linked with Hypermobility Syndrome, via a Hypermobility Charity known as HMSA. Its part of Hypermobility in a way and I have often wondered why i get blurred vision, problems swallowing dry chips and food and having really low blood pressure at times, mainly after eating and after standing. Here is the condition and information posted on Wikipedia about it, its known as PoTs: (long information to come:) "Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome ( POTS , also postural tachycardia syndrome ) is a condition of dysautonomia , [ 1 ] more specifically orthostatic intolerance , in which a change from the supine position to an upright position causes an abnormally large increase in heart rate, called tachycardia . Several studies show a decrease in cerebral blood flow with systolic and diastolic cerebral blood flow (CBF) velocity decreased 44% and 60%, respectively. [ 2 ] Patients with POTS have problems maintaining hom

SPD CHARITY: looking for Volunteers:

Official Link for facebook users: FULL info provided below also: Applicants for volunteer and trustee positions: Please send the following questions filled out to:   Please note : We have additional meetings with cavos but at this time they are not mandatory for trustees. (trustees may be welcome to come along to some of them, or all at a later date). Required information via email or post.  POST: Please request corresponding postal address by calling 07721656764 on Mondays OR Fridays, 11am-4pm. Suggestive advice line open from 10am-5pm on same days. (The following information is mandatory whether the applicant is known by us or not.) *If question is starred, it is mandatory.  (If you do not have a landline, please state in answer so question has been answered, however you must have atleast one mobile or telephone number you can put down so we can contact yo