Saturday, July 10, 2010

Diana's Treatment Plan

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If you'd like to know which medications I currently take and the other treatments and coping strategies I use please keeping reading this post. This is up-to-date as of January 24, 2014.

NOTE: Please consult your own health care providers for advice on your unique health situation. Never make changes to your treatment plan, including starting or stopping medications, without a discussion with your health care providers.

Daily Medications:
- diabetes/PCOS: Metformin, Januvia, Lantus, Humalog
- Zanaflex
- Butrans patch

As Needed Medications:
- Imitrex StatDose (injection)
- Zomig nasal spray
- Zanaflex
- Zofran
- Butorphanol nasal spray

Medical Treatments:
- Occipital Nerve Blocks

Tools & Coping Techniques:
- mindfulness meditation
- humor - watching funny shows & movies
- spending time with my pets, Maisy & Felix, and my husband Cliff
- ice packs / SootheAway
- stretching
- naps
- relaxation & breathing techniques
- healthy eating & avoiding trigger foods
- The support of my community of chronic pals & other friends, both virtual & real life.

You can read the list of everything I've tried in the past here: List of Past Treatments & Medications.