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Everything happening all at once #PTSD #MajorDepressiveDisorder #GeneralizedAnxietyDisorder #Insomnia

I can’t sleep and someone from corporate is coming in a few days to the office where I work and I have no idea what is going to happen. The last two weeks have been a mess, lots of things going on in the local community that directly affect or indirectly affect me. My friends husband had a heart attack and now MRSA as well, a former neighbor of mine that I knew well just died last night after being taken off life support, another friend has cancer and is not doing great. I have started to feel like I am coming down with something as well. I feel like I’m being attacked from all directions and I’m ready for things to go back to semi quiet and uneventful. Thanks for reading.

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My chronic pain is causing me mental and physical dark depression from constant agony day in day out

my name is Jay and a lil background about myself I'm 39/ M I live in South Florida I was envolved in a motorcycle accident in January of 2020 which has left me with chronic pain. I had 4 broken ribs a broken left leg spiral fracture of fibula and tibia I've had 4 different surgical procedures to remove rods, hardware, and screws and due to catching a MRSA staph infection it left me with severe chronic ostromylitis causing unbelievable pain I have been

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Synthetic Antibiotic Offers New Hope Against Resistant Bacteria

There is great news in medicine this week as scientists at the University of Liverpool have developed and tested a synthetic version of teixobactins designed to eradicate antibiotic-resistant superbugs. The study released this week showed the successful eradication of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in mice and found the synthetic antibiotic accumulates at sites of infection for up to 24 hours in amounts greater than that required to kill superbugs.

If these results are repeated in human testing, it means future patients will only need to take one pill a day to eradicated antibiotic-resistant infections.

What is particularly exciting about this development is the new drug can be stored at room temperature for up to a year, eliminating the need for cold storage and increasing its availability to rural and poor communities around the globe. Furthermore, the scientists swapped out certain amino acids in the teixobactins with low-cost, readily available alternatives that reduces the cost of manufacturing the synthetic antibiotic by 2000 times.

This is a game-changing development for world health. Nearly two million people die worldwide every year from antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and that number is expected to rise to 10 million people a year by 2050. This new synthetic antibiotic has the potential to eliminate that growing threat tomorrow, and that makes this great medical news today.

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I’m new here…iso other diabetics with dermatillomania #Dermatillomania #Diabetes

#Dermatillomania I’m a type 2 diabetic with 7 toes thanks to dermatillomania…. Looking to make contact with others with both conditions as we face challenges ie mrsa, amputation, infections etc.


Feeling #lonely and depressed. Scared I’ll always be alone romantically.

I'm 33, single and have only had one long term
relationship, 3 years, but he didn't love me, and would
say really unkind things that made me feel not good
Prior to that relationship I dealt with
alcoholism in my immediate family as a young child and
teen. So I've always had very low self esteem. I was
teased very badly for the entirety of secondary school
because I turned to food as a comfort and was 24 stone
by the time I left school at 16. My Mom then became
very ill and spent many months in hospital with MRSA
and septicemia, and didn't recognise me or my brother
because she was so ill. It ended with her having her
right leg amputated. She was unwell for years.

I went to do my A Levels at 21, got down to 15 stone
7, was happy and doing well..the month I
completed my A Levels I was diagnosed with stage 4
Hodgkin's lymphoma and had 6 months chemotherapy
and lost my hair and dealt with everything else that
entailed. That obviously had a huge impact on my
mental health and I honestly don't think I've been the
same since.
I met my ex boyfriend not long after all of that and
stayed with him for 3 years, but as I said it wasn't a
particularly healthy relationship.

My Mom then became very ill again as a result of
neurological painkillers she was given for the phantom
pain in her amputated limb, she was taken off of them
too quickly which caused grand mal seizures for years.

After that I decided to go forward for weight loss
surgery, I had a vertical sleeve gastrectomy, and lost 10
stone, however I did put about 1.5 stone back on in the
initial lockdowns as I had only had my op under a year
prior and my new lifestyle was not ingrained yet.
Then obviously covid happened which has caused most
people a lot of stress.

I have a job in a retail store that I enjoy, when I can cope
with my mental health. I am also doing a degree in art
and design, including learning ceramics and
printmaking which I really love! I often get anhedonia
though and so can struggle with it when I'm not well.
Since being diagnosed with cancer at 23 I've been
certain that I want to marry and have children of my
own. My brother is married and has a wonderful wife
and two gorgeous children. So I have a lot of joy in my
life, I also have a very good relationship with both of my
parents dispite the alcoholism in my childhood.
I have some very good friends and I know I'm very
blessed to have all of these things.
I want so badly to find 'my person' though and it
genuinely worries me that I never will.

Met someone at work last year who I liked and he
seemed to like me, but all he wanted was fwb which is
not something I can do, I get too attached and it's not
what I want. I then went on about 4 dates with a guy
who I just 'clicked' with, we talked all the time, he
seemed to be as interested as me and then he just
disappeared. Came back said he'd made a 'huge mistake' then did it again. It hurts like hell and I'm so confused. He’s now blocked me on everything. #lonely



#ChronicIllness I am feeling very beat up the past several days, held hostage by the many health issues I face every day. I don't know why, but I think it would make me feel better to be seen. I feel quite invisible most of the time.

It's a long list, so please forgive me. Thank u so much for providing a safe place for me to 👄 about my diagnoses, and where I can hopefully also be supportive of others.

Here goes:



Medical PTSD


Autonomic Neurological Disorder

Frequent Balance Problems, Dizziness and Falls

Orthostatic Hypotension

Involuntary Movement in Extremities

Irritable Bowel Syndrome


Chronic Fatigue Syndrome


Sleep Apnea

Elevated Blood Pressure

Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetic Neuropathy

Arthritis of Spine

Degenerative Disc Disease

Herniated Lumbar Disc

Total Knee Replacement (left)

MRSA, led to Sepsis and Septic Shock

Sinus Migraines

Thank u so much. Have a blessed day.

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