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  • Posted By: Tantis
  • November 13, 2007
  • 05:15 PM

Hello

I'm a 20 year old student (male). I'v always been very sensible to stress. The last years, i've troubles with falling a sleep, mostly due to feeling my

own heartbeat, maybe chronic hyperventilation. I have a kind of anxious personality.

But that was just background information. My problem is that - after a stressfull period - in the beginning of August, i first had tendinitis at my left

ischias (hamstrings), a week later even more severe on the other side. While (maybe to much) resting, hoping for cure, i started to have pain at the backside of my right knee, followed by pain at the calcaneus of both feet, mostly while walking or standing. Shortly after that i felt that my global pain-threshold was decreaesed. My feet also feel very cold.

So what is my problem now? None of the above painfactors dissapeared. I have no inflammations, but i still have i higher pain threshold and much pain when there is pressure on
- the calcaneus of both feet
- at the backside of my right knee,
- the ischias' of both sides (the bone where you are sitting on)
So i have constantly pain at my buttock while sitting and constantly pain at my calcaneus' while standing.


Anyone an idea what can be the reason of all this?
PS: i already had a blood investig, nothing was found

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  • How regular are you? Do you have daily bowel movement?What kind of dreams do you have?Any sugar craving? Do you drink alcoholic berverages?Would you try a Doctor of Oriental Medicine?Best,Frui.
    Eatafruit78 960 Replies
    • November 13, 2007
    • 05:21 PM
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  • You have all the symptoms of Ankylosing Spondylitis right down to your age and sex. Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of chronic inflammation of the spine and the sacroilac joints. The sacroiliac joints are located in the low back where the sacrum (the bone directly above the tailbone) meets the iliac bones (bones on either side of the upper buttocks). Chronic inflammation in these areas causes pain and stiffness in and around the spine. Over time, chronic spinal inflammation (called spondylitis) can lead to a complete cementing together (fusion) of the vertebrae, a process called ankylosis. Ankylosing spondylitis is also a systemic rheumatic disease, meaning it can affect other tissues throughout the body. You need to read this: http://www.spondylitis.org/about/as.aspx and ask questions here:http://bbs.spondylitis.org/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?YYZ=NAVBOARD Hope this helps... Kiera
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • November 13, 2007
    • 07:57 PM
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  • Ankylosing spondylitis, anxiety and palpitations can all be treated very well with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medcine. Please look into finding a qualified Oriental medical practitioner to help you. Visit www.acufinder.com or www.nccaom.org to find one near you. Please try it - it works! Best wishesDOM
    acuann 3080 Replies
    • November 13, 2007
    • 08:08 PM
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  • Forgot to add that there is no spesific blood test for AS, but there are some criterias that are used to diagnose it. Google criteria Ankylosing spondylitis and you should find the New York and Rome Criteria's It is also more common in people who have a gene called HLA-B27. This gene is found in 90% of those with the disease. It is a slowly progressive disease as well and it can take years before they can see any damage on x-rays. It is also strongly assosiated with bowel diseases like ulcerative colitis and crohns.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • November 13, 2007
    • 08:13 PM
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  • Forgot to add that there is no spesific blood test for AS, but there are some criterias that are used to diagnose it. Google criteria Ankylosing spondylitis and you should find the New York and Rome Criteria's It is also more common in people who have a gene called HLA-B27. This gene is found in 90% of those with the disease. It is a slowly progressive disease as well and it can take years before they can see any damage on x-rays. It is also strongly assosiated with bowel diseases like ulcerative colitis and crohns.Spleen Meridian, DOM?
    Eatafruit78 960 Replies
    • November 13, 2007
    • 08:39 PM
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  • I answered below the questions.How regular are you? Do you have daily bowel movement?- i have some problems with irritated bowle syndrome, but not that it borders me, probably stress related; but its not that it hurts a lotWhat kind of dreams do you have?- bad dreams, about fibromyalgia, i wished i didnt know it existedbut before my pains, i also have ha bad dreams, lets say i have and had psych problemsAny sugar craving? - not really, iv drunk many sugar in the past;but now, knowing it could help, i eat much less sugar, which doestn seam to helpDo you drink alcoholic berverages?- i dont like alcohol, i never drink alcoholic thingsWould you try a Doctor of Oriental Medicine?- hmmmmm
    Tantis 4 Replies
    • November 13, 2007
    • 09:21 PM
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  • You have all the symptoms of Ankylosing Spondylitis right down to your age and sex.... Hope this helps... KieraCould it be that you misinterpretated the word 'ischias'. I was not very clear i think, but i mean 'ischial tuberosity', which is not a joint. Greets
    Tantis 4 Replies
    • November 13, 2007
    • 09:28 PM
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  • How regular are you? Do you have daily bowel movement?- i have some problems with irritated bowle syndrome, but not that it borders me, probably stress related; but its not that it hurts a lotIf you find yourself feeling 'anxious'- please don't think that emotions trigger tummy problems. The stress and the stomach difficulties are not a cause and effect situation- they are co-symptoms, they simple come together.What kind of dreams do you have?- bad dreams, about fibromyalgia, i wished i didnt know it existedbut before my pains, i also have ha bad dreams, lets say i have and had psych problemsLucid, vivid dreams, dreams that make you want to cry even when you are already awake don't mean you are feeble minded...they mean that your body chemistry is out of whack...Any sugar craving? - not really, iv drunk many sugar in the past;but now, knowing it could help, i eat much less sugar, which doestn seam to helpMaybe straight sugar out of the bowl is not affecting- perhaps all sugars- like fruits, and carbs...Do you drink alcoholic berverages?- i dont like alcohol, i never drink alcoholic things.I wonder if you are very intolerant. Does alcohol makes you sick for days?Would you try a Doctor of Oriental Medicine?Well, I think you should really check out a doctor of Oriental Medicine, who can work on your Pancreas.These questions I ask you are about Pancreas health- IBS can really be kept under control with the right Pancreas care.I personally suffered with tummy noises, hunger pains, bad bad dreams, acid reflux, and innability to eat raw food...it was my pancreas that was unhappy. It kinda spread out to colon, liver and lungs...I had so much nasal drip, sudden anger, acid reflux, and I could not drink alcohol- I was never a drinker, but basically alcohol messes me up instantly.Take Care- avoid the prescription quick fixes...those organs get angrier over time.Best,Fruity.
    Eatafruit78 960 Replies
    • November 14, 2007
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  • My real problems really are the unexplained muscle pains.It's not that im alcohol intolerant, i just don"t like it; i was never sick due to alcohol, i tasted beer and wine once in my life and i just didnt like it. So i never drunk it again. I dont drink coffee too, its just a matter of taste.Greets
    Tantis 4 Replies
    • November 14, 2007
    • 11:29 AM
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  • Maybe sleeping trouble cause pains, I ever had the same problems because of insomnia then i felt massive pain. Did you tried any supplement? Perhaps it can work!
    thewildwind 16 Replies
    • November 14, 2007
    • 02:25 PM
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  • Hey Tantis... I had to read your post again, and I think I understood you correctly. You see the pain from AS isn't directly from the joint. The inflammation is in the spot where the tendon connects to the bone. It could be that I am mistaken, but you should look up the symptoms and see a specialist just in case. Kiera
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • November 14, 2007
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  • i will do thatgreets and thanx
    Tantis 4 Replies
    • November 14, 2007
    • 10:22 PM
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  • My real problems really are the unexplained muscle pains.It's not that im alcohol intolerant, i just don"t like it; i was never sick due to alcohol, i tasted beer and wine once in my life and i just didnt like it. So i never drunk it again. I dont drink coffee too, its just a matter of taste.GreetsHave you seen any of your tastes change recently?Going from salty to bitter or from sweet to acid? or anything new?
    Eatafruit78 960 Replies
    • November 15, 2007
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  • Hi,How have you gone in your search for a solution?My husband suffers from similar symptoms. He gets a burning pain deep in the upper inner thigh area and finds it painful to sit for any longer than 10mins or so. luckily when standing he feels better fairly quickly.From the research that i have done i think it is connected in some way to ischial turbosity but that is something not mentioned by the countless doctors and specialist we have visited in our local area.If you have any more information i would greatly appreciate sharing as at 24 yrs old and after 2 yrs looking for a solution the future doesn't look fantastic. Lana.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • January 30, 2008
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  • Tantis here.No didnt feel any tastechanges.The reumatologist has excluded SA, with help of blood investigation and MR of low back. Im not hlab27 positive.So it seems to be a mild case of fibromyalgia, an unexplained neurological disorder.Pracy, your ischial tub is the bone on which you sit, in front of your buttock. There are two of them, left and right. In any case, the hamstrings start from the ischias tuberc to your knees. You say you have pain at your inner tigh, does that mean that your hamstringsmuscles hurt when they are 'pressed' while sitting? If the problems are there already 2 years, you should begin to think about something neurological = unexplained hypersensibility of the muscles. What do the doctors say?
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • January 31, 2008
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  • One of the things they can look at in diseases like the one in Kiera's post is your genetics. They do test for something called HLA-B27. That's a marker for spondylarthropathies.
    aquila 1263 Replies
    • January 31, 2008
    • 05:32 PM
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