For ME..... I had a genetics test done and it showed me what medicines MY body metabolizes and what doesnt...We are all made differently and so is our ability to medicate for our specific body... I carry mine everywhere I go....My list of about 80 medications commonly used to treat my symptoms....Ask, no TELL your doctor you want this done....If he says he doesnt know anyone who does this... It is done by a Company named NRLBH, 1616 Eastlake Avenue, Suite 360,… read more
It proved that what I had told my doctors were true about when I said certain medications didn't work, like Vicodin and Hydrocodone! I suffered every side effect for 24 years... Peace of mind is a great feeling!
SMC, my family doctor, he never understood my conditions dealing with pain management. He too, didn't see the light for doing the test. I have had all 3 of my kids ( all adults except 1 who is almost an adult) test done now so they will always have to take to Dr appts when meds are often prescribed. My daughter I hope will have my grandsons done, but he is only 3 now. Hope this helps! Like I said, don't ask, as asnewerd above they work with you on cost, so that can't be an excuse anymore!, TELL them you want! If you suffer, maybe the meds aren't working, what have you got to lose?
You actually have found more info than what I know! Thank you for sharing so people know this vital information! My doctor did order the test for me, but you may be able to do one direct with the company? Thank you again for the information! God Bless all! MW
Thank you for the nice words! I am doing well so far and I am so glad that @A MyFibroTeam Member you are going to get this done... Its a life changer, or at least it was for me! God Bless. MW