ok so i would really appreciate no bashing on this. im being completely honest (although it may sound a little like premature worry) this is how i feel. a month ago, at the age of 22, i was diagnosed with degenerative disc disease. i have been getting epidural shots and steriods shot into my discs to try to help it from getting worse and to help with the pain. this is hereditary with my family (which to be honest-our family med. history sucks lol). my grandmother has this same disease and now she has bone cancer-which she says is a result to her back becomming inflammed and she not taking the anti-inflammatory meds. im afraid what if (again-im aware this is premature)...what if something like this happens to me? if im already having problems with my back, does that mean that its going to happen earlier? my grandmother lives in pain every day and i cant imagine living like that ever...let alone at this age *continued*Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 1:36 PM on Apr. 21, 2010 in Just for Fun
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Answer by Anonymous at 1:44 PM on Apr. 21, 2010
I'm so sorry for you pain and worry. All I can say is this.....Do what the doctors tell you to do. Eat healthy and live a healthy life. Cherish every day and make good memories and fun.
My SIL is dealing with a similar situation. Her mother is dieing of cancer. All of the women in her family died early of cancer. We've had lots of talks. No one knows what is going to happen in their future. You could come from a family of perfect genes who live to be 100, but then die of a car accident at 20. Just live your life so you have no regrets when your time comes.
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