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thematrix777 Patient Expert

North Las Vegas, Nevada
I am disabled with RSD (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy) for several years now. It is a relatively... Full Bio
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7 Ways to Beat the Cold by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Image via Wikipedia I belong to at least a dozen RSD support groups. This time of year, the number one issue is thecold weather. The cold, damp days cause the pain in ... Read on »
Yes, Obama, We Noticed by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Image via Wikipedia "WE NOTICED" President Obama: Today I read of your administrations' plan to re-define S ... Read on »
My Healthcare Bill by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Image via Wikipedia As I am reading the latest heathcare bill passed by the house Democrats, I wonder what will happen if anything close to this gets passed. I h ... Read on »
A Simple Case of Economics by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Image via Wikipedia This is a simple explanation of how economics works and why it is so important to keep our system as is. We do not want it replaced with the " red ... Read on »
Managing RSD Without Drugs by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The burning question that each one suffering with RSD is "How to Treat It"? Each one of us has to make that decision. Knowledge is important in order to make an inform ... Read on »
reBlog from TheMatrix777: A New Beginning: My Life with RSD by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine   During the month of November there will be an RSD/CRPS Awareness event here on Facebook. PLEASE use a picture or image of RSD as your profile picture during ... Read on »
10 Facts About Pelosi Healthcare Bill by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine This just came out today. It is posted on the internet in PDF format at http://www.house.gov/ryan/readthehousebill.pdf. There are bunches of sites postin Image by ... Read on »
Chronic Pain: Life Does Go On by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine As I was sitting at my computer today, it occurred to me that only 1 year ago, I couldn't have been here. I was only able to sit for about 10 minutes at a time. You see ... Read on »
Is this Really the Change We Want in Healthcare? by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine As the meetings  on the hill continue, the news is bleak. I know we want change in the insurance industry. I want change! I DO NOT want the complete system blown up. All of ... Read on »
RSD/CRPS Awareness Month on Facebook by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine During the month of November there will be an RSD/CRPS awareness here on Facebook. PLEASE use a picture or image of RSD as your profile picture during the month of Novemb ... Read on »
Things I Am grateful For by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I am grateful for my GOD, family, and my friends. It's funny, that although I have been a Christian all my life, GOD was almost a backseat driver. Until RSD struck. Life ... Read on »
Lost yet Found by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Image by D.Reichardt via Flickr A friend, Loren Gahala, wrote this beautiful poem. It really spoke to my heart and I wanted to share it with everyone. Lost Yet ... Read on »
NO Cost of Living for Seniors: Monthly Premiums RISE by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine For the first time in history, the Democratic Congress  will not allow an  increase in the s ... Read on »
No Cost of Living for Seniors by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Image via Wikipedia For the first time in history, the Democratic Congress will not allow an increase in the social security COLA ( cost of living adjustment). ... Read on »
Everyone Needs Money! by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Since I became disabled, money has been the biggest hurdle to overcome. I went from being the sole support of my family, to a housebound invalid. I have not only spentallo ... Read on »
When Did I Become an Illness? by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I have been wondering lately why no one calls me by my first name? When did I become just a disabled person? a person with RSD ( Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy )? a person t ... Read on »
reBlog from thematrix777: Thematrix777’s Weblog by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I found this fascinating quote today: “She went cold turkey and stopped taking all of them,” said Rodman, an internist at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Florid ... Read on »
How to Get Your Prescriptions on Time! by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I have RSD (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy). I know the pain and frustration when something goes wrong at the pharmacy. My prescriptions needed to be refilled promptly, ... Read on »
Migraines and RSD by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I was just reading a research article recently, that finally confirmed what I have believed for years. There is relationship between migraines andRSD/CRPS. My mothe ... Read on »
Surgery and the RSD Patient by thematrix777 Patient ExpertHealth Maven 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I have RSD (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy) and although implants, from medication pumps to the SCS (Spinal Cord Stimulator ) , are sometimes very helpful with the pain, t ... Read on »