Some days you sleep some days not sleep

I sleep life is really inconsistent some days I sleep in the news of the days I don’t sleep I have insomnia and neuropathy after I am a diabetic neuropathy in my feet and fingers

Hello. I am not diabetic, but I have two herniated discs in my low back and thus nerve pain. My sleep is consistently bad. I average about 4 hours per night, except when (like last night) I get a couple extra hours of sleep. Most of the time I awaken with pain in my back and down my legs. So you take medications for your neuropathy? I have taken Gabapentin for many years and it has helped.

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Hi Susan, I have 3 disks with the same issue, L1 2 & 3 I ended up having a pain pump put in about 11 or so years ago. It’s the best thing I could have EVER DONE!! The oral pain meds were giving me so LITTLE RELIEF that I really had no other option. It runs continuous by its self but about every 4 or so hours I have this little device I place on my belly that gives me a extra burst of pain meds if I need it. It has allowed me to live a semi productive life ( I also have many other medical issues) PLEASE talk to a pain management specialist about this option. Gods with you & remember it’s temporary & their are options

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Yes. I have had a neurostimulator. It helped to lessen the amount of Hydrocodone I required to function. However, I had to have it removed due to a hole in my back over the neurostimulator. Currently I am dealing with being weaned off Gabapentin because Worker’s Compensation has stopped paying for my medications. They haven’t a clue as to my back situation!!!

They tried a stimulator as well in my back. I became so infected that puss was running down my back & it had to be removed. I’m so sorry that insurance runs our lives. I’m in a wheelchair & diabetic along with a host of other issues so I am truly blessed I have Medicare and Medicaid, so I dont have a huge issue with insurance not covering things. Please let me know here if you wanna speak personally & I’d love for us to chat. You can let me know here & I’ll shoot ya my email here. As they say 2 heads are better than 1

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Oh, my name is Leslie!! Sorry about that

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Hiya, Lesslie!

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Ok shoot me your email

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Just now reading msg. Phone all messed up,not telling I have a msg. New phone… GOD WILLING!!! It’s my lifeline.
Originaldirtdigger@gmail.com. I’m CST. how about you?

You need to contact me ASAP.! ! !
I may be able 2 help you with some issues. Been disabled many man MANY years, sorta know the system.
Originaldirtdigger@gmail.com

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Yes I am Central Standard time as well

I’m North of Houtown

When we didn’t have prescription coverage, I found that using Good Rx really saved us a lot. It was a pain because I was going to 2 or 3 different pharmacies, but the main two were across the street from each other.

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