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by garyf
Wed Apr 04, 2007 11:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: exercise, are running and ab work ok
Replies: 12
Views: 509

thanks guys.....i may try incline walking but I don't want to give up exercise......when u walk on the treadmill what speed to u go...i usually run between 4.5 and 5...not a full our run by any means.....don't really do much abs but for tae kwon do..i guess leg raises are also bad now that I think o...
by garyf
Wed Apr 04, 2007 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Smoking?
Replies: 3
Views: 132

thanks for the welcome gav.....at least I feel like I am not alone with the stuff...
by garyf
Wed Apr 04, 2007 7:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Insomnia, Elavil, reduced sex drive (Garyf's Case)
Replies: 68
Views: 813

hi carl...thanks for the reply.....i know have been on benzos for 2 and 1/2 years but always the same dose...still my goal is to get off them......have tried ambien but the muscles still seem to make my uncomforatable and will not let me drop off...gary
by garyf
Wed Apr 04, 2007 3:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: exercise, are running and ab work ok
Replies: 12
Views: 509

exercise, are running and ab work ok

hey guys....i am new and suffer from mostly rectal pain and no urinary symptoms......a 45 minute run on the treadmill has been my exercise several times a week...along with tae kwon do class...these involve a lot of ab work....do these activities aggravate the pelvic floor......my days ore ok but I ...
by garyf
Wed Apr 04, 2007 2:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Insomnia, Elavil, reduced sex drive (Garyf's Case)
Replies: 68
Views: 813

insomnia

hi guys....i am new and I have a question...i suffer from anxiety which causes me to tense my pelvic floor...for me I can get thought the day ok....i guess I block the pain....my pain is mostly rectal....and I treat it with hot baths and manipuation of the spinster muscle....ejacutation mostly helps...
by garyf
Wed Apr 04, 2007 2:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Smoking?
Replies: 3
Views: 132

hey gav...i am new to this site and my pain is mostly rectal...but smoking definitely seems to make it worse...i feel like the nicotine makes the muscles tighten
by garyf
Tue Apr 03, 2007 3:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Insomnia, Elavil, reduced sex drive (Garyf's Case)
Replies: 68
Views: 813

thank you very much....i had no idea there were providers in new york....any suggestions on what execises to avoid...i have heard the running is bad for the pelvic floor as well as ad work..gary
by garyf
Tue Apr 03, 2007 7:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Insomnia, Elavil, reduced sex drive (Garyf's Case)
Replies: 68
Views: 813

Insomnia, Elavil, reduced sex drive (Garyf's Case)

Hi I am new to this site. I was diagnosed with levator muscle spasm in about 1990. I have had 2 rounds of EGS treatment over the years....during the day I am able to deal with the symptoms..but they don't let me sleep....my symptoms are mostly rectal pain and tightness....at night it either hurts or...