14 patient evaluations for Rest

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Mar 10, 2010 (Started Mar 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for whole body pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 15 min Daily
Advice & Tips: Everyone needs to rest now and then but people with CFS, MS or FM NEED rest more in order to function.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: do not need wheelchair anymore at this time.

  • 1 helpful mark

Dec 8, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 1992)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: If you are fatigued REST, you will pay for it if you don't. Planning activities, and their attendant rest periods is vital.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 18, 2008 (Started Dec 30, 1991)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 18, 2009 (Started Feb 03, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 240 min All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: I don't opt for the nap - it just happens. awake/asleep all day and night. I haven't slept an entire night for years. what I would give for that.
Side effects: unrefreshing or poor sleep

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 1, 2009 (Started Sep 25, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (interferes with socializing, ADL's, all aspects of daily life., difficulty completing activities)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 9 hr Daily
Side effects: interferes with socializing, ADL's, all aspects of daily life., difficulty completing activities

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 9, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 27, 2009 (Started Oct 31, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: When Haley and Hana are both asleep, I take a nap. The nap can last 30 min up to 3 hours. This depends on how much the girls allow. The nap is absolutely essential. Without it, I wouldn't be able to get half of what I get done, done. Highly recommend a nap during the day if you aren't getting good sleep at night.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: unrefreshing or poor sleep

Mar 10, 2009 (Started Oct 31, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: With two kids , one is a vibrant two year old and the other is a 6 mo old, any kind of rest is a life saver.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: unrefreshing or poor sleep

Jan 28, 2009 (Started Oct 31, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: unrefreshing or poor sleep

Jan 25, 2009 (Started Oct 31, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: unrefreshing or poor sleep

Jan 14, 2009 (Started Oct 31, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: unrefreshing or poor sleep

Jan 11, 2009 (Started Oct 31, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: unrefreshing or poor sleep

Jan 7, 2009 (Started Oct 31, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: unrefreshing or poor sleep

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 7, 2009 (Started Feb 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (interferes with socializing, ADL's, all aspects of daily life., difficulty completing activities)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: Its a catch 22....it's important to not get too fatigued and yet it can really make days very hard to schedule around these and makes it hard to get much done.
Side effects: difficulty completing activities, interferes with socializing, ADL's, all aspects of daily life.

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 7, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: You don't have to be sleeping, just resting.

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 26, 2010 (Started Mar 03, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: I HATE BEING BED BOUND,I NO LONGER HAVE A LIFE.HUSBAND DOES IT ALL.I DO TEND TO MY ANIMALS AND COME BACK TO BED.EVEN IF I SPEND ONE DAY VISITING WITH MY GRANDKIDS.I AM IN SEVERE PAIN AND EXHAUSTION THE NEXT WEEK.THIS RESTING IS A CONSTANT,TO FEEL ANY RELIEF AT ALL.

  • 0 helpful marks
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