Tag Archives: Dr. Nasri Ghaly

Recovery, Chronic Fatigue and Depression


When I was 14 years old, on a Friday afternoon I went to Nelda Jane’s house for the weekend.  She wanted to go horseback riding and swimming; I wanted to go to sleep or sit under a tree and read.  … Continue reading

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Ativan, Sleep Apnea and Bad Craziness


Someone searched my blog for Ativan with sleep apnea: DO NOT TAKE ATIVAN IF YOU HAVE SLEEP APNEA. It could kill you. Ativan, also known as Lorazepam and Temesta, is a benzodiazepine. It is used for the treatment of anxiety, … Continue reading

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The Greater Gods and Goddesses


I woke up around 6:30 a.m.—which is normal for me—then did a little work on the computer until my new aide arrived for her second day at work.  She totally botched the coffee but I was very forgiving and told … Continue reading

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Doctors are Dorkheads: Sleep, Obesity, Hypertension and Diabetes


Maybe the reason you are overweight is because of poor sleep.  When you are not getting enough restorative sleep then your body produces more of the hormone that increases your appetite and less of the hormone that decreases your appetite.  … Continue reading

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Ativan, Sleep Apnea, and Bad Craziness


Someone searched my blog for Ativan with sleep apnea: DO NOT TAKE ATIVAN IF YOU HAVE SLEEP APNEA.  It could kill you. Ativan, also known as Lorazepam and Temesta, is a benzodiazepine; it is a narcotic.  It is used for the … Continue reading

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VESID, CPEP/CPAP, Medicaid & Malpractice: Answers to More Questions


VESID—a drug; I don’t like VESID; Complaints and VESID; is celiac covered under NYS VESID Act? VESID is neither a drug nor an act.  It is New York State’s Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities. (They couldn’t think … Continue reading

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Doctor-Controlled Diabetes


During the drugging years I had been diagnosed with diabetes mellitus, type II; the doctor had said, “Over weight and over forty.”  It was diet controlled, that is, I progressively kept eliminating from my diet all the things that were pushing … Continue reading

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CPEP: The Uncovered Story (Part II)


Mental illness is neither glamorous nor popular, and is treated behind locked doors, so it gets ignored.  St. Joseph’s cardiac care services are ranked number one in the state; Crouse Hospital has the best Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in a fifteen-county area; … Continue reading

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CPEP: The Uncovered News


What is the “news”?  What should the newspaper be reporting?             The news is anything that is previously unknown.  The news should be reported based on (a) how many people it affects, and (b) whether anything can be done about it.  News … Continue reading

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Homocysteine: Bang, You’re Dead


I went to Dr. Ghaly’s office with a list of blood tests I wanted done.  Julie the nurse and I put our heads together and she wrote a script for a comprehensive metabolic panel, complete blood count with differentials, and … Continue reading

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