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What Vitamins Does Everyone Take? I Have Peripheral Neuropathy In Addition To Mm. Marcia Holman, What Do You Take?

What Vitamins Does Everyone Take? I Have Peripheral Neuropathy In Addition To Mm. Marcia Holman, What Do You Take?

I was writing down what Marcia Holman is taking beginning with Centrum Silver Multivitamin, 1000 mg vitamin c, but d, magnesium for leg cramps, Alpha Lipoic Acid 600 mg for peripheral neuropathy, L -Lisine for immune health, but then I somehow lost the rest when writing it down. Could anyone help with what she wrote. I’m also very interested to know what the other team members take & is working specifically for peripheral neuropathy in my toes & for immune health. I apologize for not posting… read more

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

MMaffects your kidneys and as such be sure to ask your Dr because I was only allowed certain ones as my kidneys were gone when diagnosed.
God's blessings on all of you!

posted about 1 month ago

Fatigue On Revlimed

Fatigue On Revlimed

I’m taking revlimed and 2chemo shots. I feel so overmedicated unsteady weak basically I would rather sit all day than get up and move around. Is that normal fatigue is really effects my daily like. I only go out once a week for treatment. I’m just comfortable at home. Any thoughts

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

Larry our stories aren’t much different. I’m on 15 of revlimed for 3 weeks and I off. I enjoy the energy for the 2day buzz I get. That’s when I get my housework and fish tank cleaned cuz after that I… read more

posted about 1 month ago

Is There A Fix?

Is There A Fix?

cannot enjoy food (so i don't eat)....constant bad taste in my mouth that makes eating intolerable......tried mouthwashes and changed toothpastes but nothing helps.....sweets seem to be the only option that i can get down....living on milkshakes and boost trying to keep my weight up....(on dara and revlimid maintenance)....any suggestions appreciated - ty

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

Marie Callendar chicken pot pies. All I could do. And the calorie replacement Ensures. Switched to Orgain. More nutrition less sugar.

posted 3 months ago

Exercise & Nutrition

Exercise & Nutrition

Thank you I’m in the smolting phase and I would like to know what type of exercises are good for me and nutrition?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

We do lots of walking as well. Myeloma crowd said swimming was another excellent choice

posted almost 2 years ago

Constipation

Constipation

I haven't seen this question asked or answered, and I'm sure I'm not the only one who has to deal with this. Is anyone dealing with constipation due to Revlimid, Ninlaro and Dex? Just wondering. thanks,

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

I'm on the same protocol. It seems to cause more neuropathy the longer I am on it. I get around okay. Just a little wobbly. The fatigue is rough though💪💜

posted 9 days ago

Anyone Have A Wheat Intolerance?

Anyone Have A Wheat Intolerance?

My diet was changed recently when I went to see a doctor about menopause and chemo. Part of my transplant stuff. She had me switch to all whole wheat stuff and lots of vegetables since I am fat and the way I carry my weight. Needless to say, I have been so sick every since
I finished with chemo and thought for sure I would start feeling better. Not the case. I'm sicker now than I ever was on chemo
My joints and calves hurt so bad it's hard to walk and hurts to touch. The stomach pain… read more

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

I wish I can gain. I'm down to 136. I just can't eat. I hope now that I'm in remission I start to get an appetite. Good luck to you both

posted about 3 years ago

WBC

WBC

Is there anything I can do to raise my White Blood Count?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

They can give you growth factor shots

posted over 1 year ago