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1. Age: 42
Sex: female
Weight: 68
Country: Egypt
Occupation: Vice President – Human Resources, have quit for a year now to work on my masters and take care of yourself.

2. Main complaints and other associated troubles.

a)Where is the trouble; The exact locality of the complaint like hands, legs etc; duration of trouble.
The main issue is with my thyroid (hypo) and of course all the accompanying symptoms.

1. In general the most important one remains to be the general sluggishness and fatigue. Some days I don’t even feel that I want to get out of bed and yet, I get up because I have kids and I used to have a full time job till last February so I had to go to work. Nowadays, if I can stay in bed longer, I do.
2. Always constipated unless I take a laxative or use suppositories although I drink a lot of water and eat veggies.
3. An alarming symptom was trying to lose weight and dieting and yet, I went on a diet for 2 weeks and I usually push myself to workout and I didn’t lose single kilogram. 4 or 5 years ago, if I had gone on a diet and exercised, I’d lose weight immediately.
4. It is difficult to sleep sometimes and when I do, I never go into the deep slumber – sometimes I sleep well and these times are rare
5. Joint pain in back, neck, knees and feet
6. I have noticed less hair under my arms and pubic area and lost the ends of my eyebrows as well. My hair is coarser than the usual and I was thinking it is the hair dye but I am not sure.
7. Dry skin especially my heels, rough nails
8. Slight under eyes swelling
9. A bit of face swelling as well
10. Pale skin – face is not as vibrant and skin breakouts which I never had even as girl going through puberty
11. Numbness in hands and shoulders sometimes
12. Short of breath and less energy when exercising … I used to exercise and was never tired this fast (I struggle to do a full lap of running which was a piece of cake for me)
13. I sometimes double time doing things …
14. When I sit, it takes me a long time to want to get up; general laziness and sometimes when I stand all of a sudden, I feel dizzy
15. Mood swings
16. Fungus in two nails and two toes
17. Some brain fogginess and forgetting names of people / actors / actresses / books / short term memory / sometimes I feel that I am not as sharp in my head as I used to be
18. Lower sex drive – I think about it but I do not initiate it
19. Sometimes inflammation of the sciatic nerve
20. Sometimes there is swelling in hands or feet and sometimes my face too

b)What exactly do you feel, Sensation as pain, how pain feels or burn etc.
Mostly tired and if I get a headache it is terrible throbbing pain. If I get pain in my legs, toes or knees, it feels like an inflammation.

c)What are the factors that causes this trouble according to you.
I am not sure, I have worked all my life and maybe I needed some time off. I know that I don’t want so much responsibility as I used to.

d)Condition under which the complaint is reduced or you feel better like,cold or hot application,cold or hot weather,position as standing,walking,rest etc.
I feel better in general if I lie down and rest. Standing for long time working in the kitchen can be bad, it is usually better if I am walking. I prefer moderate weather, it hurts when I am cold especially my bones. I also do not like too much heat. I feel good in the sun though on the beach near the sea.

e)Condition under which the complaint is increased like,cold or hot application,cold or hot weather,position as standing,walking,rest etc.
Cold weather, dirty weather, polluted environement, standing for some time

f)Any other complaint any where in the body.
• I have had severe neck and back pain this summer – will see if I can attach the reports. I have been diagnosed with 2 discs in my neck and one in my lower back after an MRI that was done two years ago. The relapse this summer was bad and kept me in bed for a while. I was asked to wear a cervical collar for a while and I decided I do not want to weaken my neck muscles. I was also asked to take a lot of medication and I hate swallowing the chemical stuff so I stopped if I can bear the pain.
• I have issues as well with both knees – and because of my back, neck and knees, I have been asked to refrain from high impact exercising

• I was treated me from Lichen back in 2002, which started when I was very young - appeared as a legion, and then some spots at the age of 7yrs or 9yrs. I still have the skin atrophy and the scars didn’t leave my legs from the legion and yet, it has seized to continue to appear in my body which was a milestone for me.

• In 2009, I had some pain in my side and I saw my gynecologist who asked for a vaginal ultrasound. It appeared that I had a cyst 7 cm in diameter. When we checked it further, it turns out that it was functional cyst that appeared because in every period I had two eggs, one goes into my period and the other one doesn’t know where to go so it created a functional cyst. After this, we found out why I had fraternal twins and I how I conceived my 3 daughters on the 6th day from the start of the period (although it was the safe period) because I obviously always had two eggs. Gynecologist suggested surgical interference and yet, it opened on its own, leaving me with bleeding that was so severe for a few days.

• My knees are very rough in movement and sometimes jerking knees when I am going down the stairs.

• My question is: if I have always had 2 eggs all my life, does this affect my menopause? Will it be early? How does that work? What do you think of the lab tests that touch upon this area?

• I sometimes wake up with a lot of sneezing and then it stops after half an hour or so.

• My eyes white are not as bright as they used to be.

g)Onset time of troubles in detail, i.e which came first, after that what problem and so on.
Some of the symptoms are recent but the major ones have been around for over 4 years now.
h)Treatment method adopted and its result.
I have been Calc Silkate for 4 months now and I don’t feel much of an improvement (4 balls, 3 times a day) I used to suck on them and now I dilute them in water.

3. History of diseases in family.
High Blood pressure – I have been on the lower side
Cardiac problems

4. Personal History.
a)About childhood.
b)Academic performance.
I have always been an A student and have always done well academically.

c)Any major incidents in life and the effect of it on life.
The sight of the Lichen planus was bad and has emabarrassed me all my life. Even now I have a scar on my leg, I try not to show it.
Giving birth to the twins was overwhelming and at times, I wished I would die. I never felt suicidal and yet, I wished that all this would end. I was so tired.

d)How you are satisfied with your sex life, friends, family members, company etc.
My sex life is good and yet, I have low drive.

We are a family of 5, my husband and the three girls. The twins are 15 years old and the little one is 8 years old. I am 41 and my husband is 43 and we have been married for 17 years now.

My dad was a General in the Air Force, my mom is an interior designer, my older brother works for the riot police and my younger sister works as a manager in a hotel. I have had a normal childhood and close relationships with my family. I have promised myself not to get married to an officer and I got married to one ☺ funnily enough! My husband works for the Egyptian Navy and yet, he decided to retire early this year so that we can start a consultancy business together.

I have been working all my life, even as a student on part-time jobs and I have always been independent in making my money. My total years of experience have been around 18+ in the field of human resources and marketing communications. I resigned from being vice president last February because I didn’t see myself working in this company and after trying to introduce change within the company along 5 years; I couldn’t tolerate their value level and decided to leave even though I have always been the breadwinner in the family.

I have a good relationship with my husband with the usual friction of course of the daily demanding fast past life. My kids go to an international German school in Cairo and the whole family speaks Arabic, English, and the kids and myself have some knowledge in French. I speak some German as well. We are a very open modern family who likes exercising, playing on the beach, swimming, diving and enjoy traveling. The twins are giving us a hard time because of the puberty issues and yet, we have an open relationship and they talk about their issues. One of the twins however is more troublesome than the other.

What is your family origin? Are you a resident of this country or you belong to a migrated family? Do you face difficulties due to cultural differences? Other relevant information.
We are Egyptian and we have been residents of this country since our birth. In terms of cultural differences, we are considered a modern family for most Egyptians having been educated in private schools and have been traveling abroad. Society pressure is tough in Egypt and one has to live up to social standards considering the kind of social distinctions we have in Egypt. I used to other but now I don’t. I am going out at night less and less and mingle with friends at the club. I would be considered progressive in my society / community.

5. Habits/Addiction.
a)Smoking, Alcohol, Sleeping pills, Laxative etc.
I used to be a smoker till yesterday and I quit today. I don’t take sleeping pills unless I am really tired and didn’t sleep for days so maybe twice a month or so. I try not to take laxative, so I use glycerin suppositories.
I like drinking wine so probably 2 to 3 times a week.

b)Masturbation and frequency.
I have never masturbated in my life.

6. How is your Appetite and Thirst.
I get hunger attacks and crave sweet things. My thirst is normal so I drink 1.5 to 2 liters water per day.

7. Likes and Dislikes.
a)Alcohol Bread Butter Bitter Salt Sweet Sour Fats Milk Mud Chalk Egg Spicy food Meat Fish Fruits Fried Food
Warm food-drink Cold food-drink Ice Ice cream Chocolates Tea Coffee.
I like wine and champagne, bread, chocolates, ice cream, coffee, spicy food, fish, fruits and veggies.
a. Appetite: Average/ Reduced/ Increased
I have been shifting between all 3 slots from not wanting to eat, to wanting to eat so much to average. I have my days …. In general, I try to stay balanced to maintain my weight.
b. Strong likes and dislikes about food: (e.g.: sweet, sour, meat, fish, etc.)
No strong dislikes except to pungent stuff sometimes. I crave chocolate or something sweet all the time and sometimes I just want to have something salty
c. Thirst: Average / less / more
I think it is more and yet, sometimes I am thirsty and I couldn’t be bothered
d. Sweat: Average / less / more
Between average to more
e. Temperature tolerance:
More tolerant to heat for sure and I become colder faster than anyone in the room sometimes even when sitting in air in the middle of August in a hot country like Egypt.
f. Your physical appearance: Lean, thin, flabby, tall, short
I am average in height 163 cm and I weigh 68 kg. I never crossed 60kg before the past 3 years so I was always less. My upper body is absolutely lean – I am pear shaped. I have problems in my lower body so flabby buttocks and thighs and some fat on the sides at the end of my back – not a muffin top though. Flat stomach. Breasts not as firm as they used to be after breastfeeding 3 kids.

b)Anything else about like and dislike of any activity with you or surrounding.
I am unhappy with my house, I don’t feel it is mine. I am also tired of taking care of my teenage twin girls, they have been giving me a hard time

8. Bowel movements.
a)Nature of stool, frequency, satisfactory or not.
Hard, not frequent, and unsatisfactory. Sometimes it is softer. I am trying a different diet of no grains and simple carbs so no bread or pasta or rice and more water to get my bowel movement to be better. I am also cutting massively on the dairy.

b)Any discomforts associated with stool.
When I take a laxative, sometimes, I sweat, get gripping pains and feel that I am about to faint.
9. Urine.
a)Frequency, nature, volume.
Normal to more depending on the coffee and water intake. Yellowish in color

b)Any discomfort before, during or after urination/odour
no – sometimes if my bladder is full my stomach really hearts.

11. For Females.
a)Menses, Regular, Irregular,Early, Late.
My period has been always regular every 26 or 27 days and yet the flow was is less. My husband thinks I become edgy when my period is coming and he says that I go through some of those mood swings. I think that I feel bad when I am pmsing.

b)Duration of menses.
Before it used to be 6 days and now have lowered to 3 - 5 days
c)Nature of flow, Scanty, Blood colour, Consistency, Odour, Staining, itching/ when and what makes it worse/better.
It used to be of a huge flow and now scanty, with odour and lighter red than the darker one I used to get. Sometimes itching!

12. Sleep.
a)The quality of sleep, the quietness or restlessness of sleep,
position of sleep, times of waking and reasons for waking,
need for cover over various parts of the body,
whether the window must be open or closed etc.
common dreams, peculiar sounds or gestures during sleep, etc.
My sleep quality is very bad … dreams are vivid and sometimes extremely real. I need to cover if I am sleeping in the AC, I sometimes stick my feet out from heat in summer and in winter I must wear socks and have a warm water bottle under my feet.
I sleep on my side mostly and if I wake up it is because I need to urinate. I am fine with a closed or open window depending on the weather.
One peculiar dream of a girl lost in our house and when I went to help her she looked spooky and was opening my mouth from the side and it was painful to an extent that I woke up.

13. Sweat
a)How much, what parts, staining, Odour.
I sweat a lot under my arms but not enough to wet my clothes. I don’t like the odour and yet, compared to others it is absolutely not bad smelling.

14. Weather
a) Tolerance to heat and cold, dryness, humidity, weather changes, sun,
foggy weather, wind drafts, closed rooms, etc.
I am Ok with moderate weather and yet I can stand the heat more than the cold. Dry weather is definitely good, too much humidity is tough on me. I love the sun, wind drafts are tolerable. I am OK in closed rooms. I am mostly fine with everything except if it is really cold

15. Mental Status
a)The quality of the patient's life in relationship to loved ones, family, friends and colleagues. Overall quality of energy available to function in daily life, and under various circumstances.

b)Any mental/emotional shocks occurring in the patient's life-grief, major financial losses separation from loved ones, death, identity crisis and other stress in life.

I have been wronged at work in 2009, I was a top performer and due for promotion but a dispute led to the company ending my contract and sending me home. I had 4 bad months and got another job and yet the feeling of unjust acts and suffering from not knowing if I would be able to win bread for my family was bad. I cried myself to sleep every night …

c)Memory,ability to concentrate/comprehend.
I used to be very sharp and after hypothyroid I must admit that I get some brain fogginess sometimes. I am not as sharp as I used to be. I can concentrate well when I try hard to stay focused.

d)Are you fearful of anything eg: Animals, people, being alone, darkness, death, disease, robbers, thunder, storm, high places.
None – I have no fears really.

e)Are you anxious about anything: if yes, give details.
I m anxious about getting things done and finished. One of the most irritating ones is my house

f)Are you impatient.
When I have grade that I am waiting for or when I have trained others to do their jobs and then they don’t. In general I am very patient.

g)Are you doubtful or suspicious.
Not really …. People are usually trusted unless proven otherwise

h)Are you hurt easily (emotionally)how do you react. Does it cause hatred/revenge.
I am not hurt easily and yet, I think I am sensitive and I try to take care of others surrounding me. I don’t reach the hatred level at all and I am never vengeful even with those who have wronged me.

i)Does your pride get hurt easily.
I have dignity and I try to keep it this way at work or amongst people.

j)Are you depressed, if so, reason/circumstances.
I am and I think it is heightened because of my current physical imbalance. Weight gain is depressing me, not being my self also. The thyroid imbalance is also increasing this. I am depressed because I don’t have my previous energy even if I try hard … I am depressed because I have no control over things now …

k)Do you like to share your problems.
I talk with a few of my friends and my husband.

l)Effect of consolation.
Sometimes it feels good and others neutral

m)Do you ever become suicidal when? How.
I have never been suicidal and yet, I wanted to die at times of trouble. I would never take my life but I would pray to God to take me

n)Memory- quality if poor, for what ( eg. Names, places, people, what you read).
Long term memory is good, medium to short can suffer from remembering people’s names. I remember what I read in general and the places I have been too.

o)Do you weep easily, effect of weeping, ie, does it make you worse or better.
I would say that I weep easily even in front of movies and most of the time I feel better after weeping. Few times I didn’t …

p)Are you easily irritated. What makes you angry, how do you express it.
I am usually patient and managing the house and working with the maid drives me angry when I have to say things more than 10 times. I am also irritated by my husband’s absent mind all the time – I feel that I am the computer of the house and then I need to get some shut down time to be able to function. My twins lack of studying also drives me crazy and when I am angry, I shout.

q)Are you destructive.
No – not remotely

r)How good are you in making decisions.
Generally I am good at taking decisions and this has worked for my family really well in the past 17 years. I am also good at taking business ones at work. I am very decisive.

s)Do you like company or like to remain alone.
Sometimes I prefer to be alone and other times I like to be amongst people.

t)How seriously are you affected by disorder and uncleanness in your surroundings.
I cant bear it or stand it and can drive me crazy. I have learned to lower my expectations with the household help.

u)How does failure appear to you?
I am not sure, I have never failed at school or work. My failure was with my teenage kids – I feel like a total failure as a mother. No matter how we try as parents, we have not succeeded as parents since they don’t follow their studies, are not responsible and do not know the consequences of their actions.

v)Are there any matters that you deeply dislike?
Lack of respect, injustice, lack of integrity and lack of common sense.

w)What activities you deeply like? How does it affect your mood?
Photography, listening to music, exercising, diving and sitting on the beach reading … anything artistic. I feel good immediately when I engage in any of the past stuff.

x)Are you affectionate? How does others sorrow affect you?
I am and if others are in pain and sorrowful I deeply sympathize, I might actually cry.

y)Any present fears in your life or future.
I have lost my fears I think …I used to fear losing the paycheck to take care of my kids. Maybe I fear not being able to be a happier person.

z)Any present life or future life desires.
I want a new house, a bigger one and a nicer one. I feel as though this is not my house. At the minimum, I would like to renovate it.

16.Describe your face and tongue by doing FACIAL AND TONGUE DIAGNOSIS by visiting
Some darkness under eyes but not so bad
A few wrinkles as well.
Sunken temple and cheeks
Occasional breakouts

Purple body
Bad taste in the morning
Dry throat

17.For medical astrology tell your birth place,location,timing(dd/mm/yyyy format)
Cairo, Egypt
Manial district
January 7th, 1974
Between 7 and 9 pm
  Wizzo on 2015-05-01
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