As you continue to read this section, DO NOT STOP ANY medication without the guidance of the prescribing medical doctor. Our bodies have the potential to become addicted to certain pharmaceutical medications. Patients who stop the usage often report symptoms that are associated with withdrawal syndrome. Always consult your prescribing physician for dosage adjustments of your medications. The effects of suddenly stopping a medication can be fairly dangerous.

Amy, a client of my clink, was 36 years old when she came in for her first nutritional evaluation. She was recently married and planned on becoming pregnant. She wanted to improve her fertility. During the initial assessment, I saw she was prescribed an anti-depressant and had recently started a new blood pressure lowering medication buy Viagra Canada.

By working together to make lifestyle and nutritional upgrades, we were able to lower her blood pressure naturally. To prevent her from developing low blood pressure, I instructed her to see her physician to have her dosages altered.

Unfortunately, she decided to stop her blood pressure medication on her own cold turkey, without the help of her prescribing physician. The following day, she experienced extreme dizziness, lightheadedness and increased heart rate. She immediately contacted her medical doctor for an emergency appointment. She explained, “As soon as I stopped the medication I became dizzy and lightheaded.” Her medical doctor informed her that those were symptoms from withdrawal.

A withdrawal syndrome, also called discontinuation syndrome, occurs when a person suddenly stops taking or reduces the dosage of some types of medications after the body has become addicted to it. The risk for addiction increases with dosage and length of use for each particular pharmaceutical agent.

The body’s defense mechanism against poisoning is to develop drug tolerance over time, which leads it to physical dependence. Withdrawal symptoms are often crippling, as the body becomes unable to operate without the substance.

Here is a partial list of withdrawal symptoms:

Sweating Racing heart Palpitations Muscle tension Tightness in the chest Difficulty breathing Tremor Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea Infantile feelings: temper tantrums, intense needs, feelings of dependency, and a state of near paralysis.

Insomnia
Mental confusion
Vagueness
Irritability
Anxiety
Depression
Tingling in hands and feet
Intestinal disorders, cramps
Headache
Seizure
Heart attack
Stroke
Hallucinations Delirium tremens (DTs)
Cold symptoms (sore throats, coughing as the lungs begin to dear, respiratory problems)

To complicate matters, Amy was taking Paxil® a common anti-depressant medication, known generically as paroxetine, which has the highest rates of all pharmaceuticals to cause withdrawal syndrome.^^ More reports have been filed on this pharmaceutical than any other drug.

Many spoke of good, open relationships with professionals, citing consultants and social workers in particular as someone they potentially could talk to about fertility, but nevertheless found it too difficult to raise directly:

  • It has just been good being able tofertility-preservation talk about it really [in the research interview]. It’s the first time I’ve been able to do it so it has been good, raising it… It’s my first time [talking about it all]. (17 at diagnosis)

One mother described how she tried to ‘manage’ without using the professionals as she saw her needs as being less important than those of others:

  • I didn’t bother her [social worker] a lot but I kept thinking, you know, like she is seeing these people and sometimes their children’s died and I’d still got [ … ]. I cannot ring her up about that [fertility issues], that’s silly. They say no, you’re not bothering us, but I kept thinking I was bothering them about things.

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One young man talked specifically about the impact of impaired fertility on his sexuality and another three wondered how it would affect romantic relationships:

  • I haven’t had a girlfriend since I was diagnosed so…I think if I did get a girlfriend having to tell them that I’m not going to be able to have kids or anything, that’s going to be a bit of a shock to them isn’t it so. Relationships, yeh, that’s affected me getting in a relationship, getting the confidence to get a relationship anyway. (17 at diagnosis)

Several parents were aware of their sons’ continuing distress at the impact on sexuality and fertility:

  • …sometimes he would say well what happens if I can’t have kids. You know everything’s been ruined. Not just cos he got cancer just…you know, he likes kids; he keeps saying like probably nobody wants to marry us or, you know, he would never get a girlfriend because he couldn’t have children and I said it is something you’ve just got to accept, if you can’t have children, so… (Mother)

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Managing one’s feelings through troubling times and the importance of communication with professionals was a major area for discussion. Many identified the manner and style of professionals that they either valued or found difficult.

The consensus was that the consultant was the most appropriate person to raise the issue of fertility preservation. Many had already started to form a trusting relationship even at this early stage and some positively recalled being encouraged to take more time to decide rather than going with their initial reaction.

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In men, warts may appear on the penis, scrotum, buttocks and around the anus. In women, they appear on the vulva and perineum, cervix and anus. It is unusual to find them on the vaginal walls.

Genital swab tests are now available to check men and women for a myriad of STDs, including HPV. It is well worth having these tests done periodically if you are sexually active and not monogamous (and monogamous means you are both monogamous). We’ve given the depressing association of HPV with cervical cancer in women, but we need to emphasise now that surveillance with more frequent Pap smears and colposcopy can detect changes in the cervix while they are still precancerous and often lead to cure by localised intervention, such as diathermy, laser or cryosurgery (freezing). It is likely that tests for viral typing will also become more common in the next few years. When the precancerous types of HPV are present, increased vigilance needs to persist throughout the woman’s life and her partner needs to be aware of this too. There is also an increased risk of cancer of the penis and anus, when these are affected by HPV or visible warts, but it seems that neither of these is as common as cervical cancer is in women. Condoms consistently used give good, though not complete, protection. There is also the welcome news that a vaccine effective at preventing the high-risk HPV infections is on the horizon.

Treatment Buy Canadian Viagra for genital  warts used to involve repeated visits to the doctor’s office to have them painted with podophyllin, a treatment associated with a lot of burning and discomfort, especially if it inadvertently got on to healthy skin. Podophyllin is no longer recommended for genital warts and we now have two drugs, podophyllotoxin and imiquimod, which you can apply in the privacy of your home. These are safer and more effective. More extensive warts can sometimes be treated with freezing (cryotherapy) in your doctor’s office. If you should be cursed with warts like Harry’s, which looked like broccoli around his anus, you will need to have them surgically removed.