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by J Dimitrakov
Sat Nov 02, 2002 12:56 pm
Forum: Nerve Tx
Topic: supplements
Replies: 13
Views: 2057

Re: supplements

Any sense of how many of your patients have taken it So far, about 50 patients how many it helped About 70 % and what improvement in the NIH-CPSI was seen in those patients it helped? Mainly in th pain-related domain Did they take it as first line therapy or only after other treatments (Elavil, Neu...
by J Dimitrakov
Fri Nov 01, 2002 10:33 pm
Forum: Pain Management Tx
Topic: Pain killer recommendations besides Vicodin
Replies: 5
Views: 2073

I just did some searching on sacral neuromodulation. I see it mentioned a lot for urinary retention and IC type symtoms, neither of which I have currently. My pain is usually centered in the testes, and sometimes in the pelvic area around the left side of the pelvise, starting near the top left not...
by J Dimitrakov
Fri Nov 01, 2002 9:19 pm
Forum: Pain Management Tx
Topic: Pain killer recommendations besides Vicodin
Replies: 5
Views: 2073

Re: Pain killer recommendations besides Vicadin

All pain-killers do share some of the side effects of vicodine. I would rather advise you to try sacral neuromodulation (an invasive procedure) since the neuromodulation protocol we use is not available in the US (it is non-invasive).
by J Dimitrakov
Fri Nov 01, 2002 4:57 pm
Forum: Muscle Spasm & Anxiety Tx
Topic: Standing, Pelvic Floor Muscles and Urinary symptoms.
Replies: 7
Views: 1325

Re: Standing, Pelvic Floor Muscles and Urinary symptoms.

Thanks for your post. I thought initiallly I would post a warning that in some men pelvic floor muscles can actually aggravate the condition but did not mean to be antagonistic. There seems to be a subgroup of men with CPPS symtpoms who worsen following such exercises so beware. Those men, in my exp...
by J Dimitrakov
Fri Nov 01, 2002 4:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: European/german speaking patients
Replies: 3
Views: 379

Nikolaus, do you have support lines (telephone numbers) people can call? Do you have groups meeting on a regular basis anywhere in Europe? What man-to-man support is there? I ask this because women with IC here in the US and indeed all over the world are very organized in this way. :? I think this ...
by J Dimitrakov
Fri Nov 01, 2002 2:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Testicular Pain
Replies: 1
Views: 540

Epididymectomy usually makes it worse. After 25 years, the problem has already moved from the target organ (epididymis) into the spinal cord and most probably into the pain percepting area of the brain (thalamus, postcentral gyrus), so even a very successful epididymectomy can make the symptoms wors...
by J Dimitrakov
Fri Nov 01, 2002 4:30 am
Forum: CFS, IBS, Fibro etc
Topic: fatigue
Replies: 5
Views: 1138

Re: fatigue

[quote="chickencheesesteak"]For the past 10 months I've had numerous symptoms that come and go. The most prevalent has been malaise or an overall sick feeling. In the past three weeks or so I've been experiencing more fatigue than ever. Recently I got a ct scan that showe some lympnodes in my groin ...
by J Dimitrakov
Thu Oct 31, 2002 10:30 pm
Forum: Nerve Tx
Topic: supplements
Replies: 13
Views: 2057

Re: supplements

Dr. Dimitrakov, do you have any thoughts/experience as to the efficacy of Milgamma N or other supplements, including alpha lipoic acid and taurine, with respect to CPPS? Thank you. JP =====Milgamma N has been quite well-tolerated by all patients that have taken it so far and has been effective for ...
by J Dimitrakov
Thu Oct 31, 2002 7:05 pm
Forum: Nerve Tx
Topic: supplements
Replies: 13
Views: 2057

The name of the product is "Milgamma N". Ingedients: lipid-soluble vitamin B1 (benfothiamine), vitamin B6 and vitamin B12.
by J Dimitrakov
Wed Oct 30, 2002 10:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Erection problems
Replies: 7
Views: 921

It is definitely wrong that ONLY bacteria cause erection problems. Conversely, I have never seen anyone improve ED-wise on antibiotics only.
by J Dimitrakov
Wed Oct 30, 2002 5:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hope this one works as well as the old one!
Replies: 1
Views: 448

Hope this one works as well as the old one!

Hope this one will be as exciting as the old one.