Sep
27

03 – Edema Treatment with Diamox

Diamox is our second and potentially much larger breakthrough.  This came as a result of a crisis – my partner had a massive edema attack in her calves and feet and she was desperate for any idea that there might be a way to bring the edema under control.

I went to my primary RSD …

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Sep
26

02 – Oxygen Treatment

Our (my partner and I) first small breakthrough came with the addition of supplemental oxygen therapy.  My first clue to this as a potential treatment came from a study which I stumbled on which showed dramatically effective results from treating RSD with hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT).  While none of the studies which I have found …

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Sep
24

01 – Introduction to RSD / CRPS

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) or in newer medical terminology Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a poorly understood clinical syndrome generally focused on an extremity, bringing extreme pain, bringing extreme swelling (edema), and eventually bringing functional limitation due to neuromuscular dysfunction.   While RSD has only recently been accepted within the medical profession, it was …

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