Thursday, June 7, 2007

3x Thursday

1. Do you pay much attention to your body? Do you know when you are doing too much of something, not getting enough of something, etc? How do you know/not know?
My body is pretty good at letting me know things. If I eat too much salt, my feet swell up. If I don't get enough sleep, I have an impossible time staying awake and get really cranky. If I do too much bending/lifting, my back really starts to act up.

2. Have you ever had a health issue that you couldn't solve yourself (other than a sinus infection or something like that)? If so, what steps did you take to resolve it? Did you resolve it? I used to get really bad laryngitis. It would be 2-4 weeks with no voice and it would happen 1-3 times a year. My regular doctor didn't know what to say so he finally sent me to an Ear Nose and Throat specialist. Within a minute she had pinpointed that it was acid reflux irritating my throat. She put me on Prevacid and I haven't had it since.

3. Have you ever had to hop from doctor to doctor to doctor to get a diagnosis? If so, how did you handle it? What are your thoughts about having to hop from doctor to doctor to get a diagnosis? I hate going to the doctor to begin with so getting me to move from doctor to doctor probably isn't in the cards. I go to a practice with 4 doctors and I do see different ones at times. Usually its just a matter of whomever I can get an appointment with, but with certain things I won't go to a particular doctor because I don't like their style of treating me.