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  1. SeanQHX1

    Muscular Dystrophy-like Symptoms

    Hi everyone again. Since late 2019, I've been getting muscle wasting issues which continue to steadily get worse, despite taking loads of foods, suppliments, proteins and meal replacements. More recently, I've been developing swollen calves that look huge and out of proportion with my worryingly...
  2. SeanQHX1

    Strange Symptoms with COVID-19 (and all other infections)

    Hi everyone again! I just recently had COVID-19 just over a week ago and I have to say, I thought it would be much much worse, given my existing health problems too. I only had symptoms for one day, then they basically subsided and I appeared to be asymptomatic. The only symptoms I had though...
  3. SeanQHX1

    Low Vitamin D and Ferritin + Heart Issues

    Hi everyone again! I just recently had both my vitamin D and ferritin checked recently and found that they are worryingly low. This is despite taking the right amount of iron in suppliments and around 4000iu of vitamin D in total with suppliments. My ferritin and iron levels have actually been...
  4. SeanQHX1

    Sudden Rapid Weight Loss

    Hi everyone again! Since last October I seem to have started rapidly losing weight (with the exception of my stomach area which is continuing to gain weight for yet unexplained reasons). The rest of my body however is becoming worryingly skinny, to the point my ribs are sticking out my chest and...
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