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I do hope you realized that you had nothing to lose by trying vitamin C in megadose form. Nothing beats personal experience. When you take vitamin c, I have found that acetic acid, the base form of vitC, is worthless. Interjecting again. I’d love to know how the vitamin C works for you, what megadose levels you started at and how long it was before you were able to start decreasing your dosage. symptoms mostly immediately subside on sitting or lying on the bed. I’m not sure if vitamin C resolves your issues, but it might be worth a try. And when I feel better, how much do I have to take to keep the inflammation away? Take it slow and build up. Labor ends in a few hours. I did, and he ended up being impressed with me also. It started at the crack of dawn, I’d awaken and have to use the toilet to pee and would dread the moment I had to ease myself onto the seat, and cried instantly when I had to lean forward to wipe myself….it was truly awful and you lose all sense of dignity. I really like the latter brand. When it comes to research, we can find anything to support our beliefs, if we just look. I couldn’t drive, bend to get anything out of lower cabinets or off the floor, or sit in any of the chairs outside of the harder, firmer ones in my kitchen and dining room. I hate seeing her in pain and it really saddens me. I found myself so delirious from the pain that every day became a challenge just to accomplish the basics, like going to the bathroom. But an entire comment base is hard to say meh to. Vitamin C is required for the proper repair of all tissues. Whereas before I would have said my pain was consistently between 9-10, with 10 being most severe, I can now say my pain fluctuates between 0-5. The brittleness you spoke about is familiar to me. Thanks for much for responding, ChickenSkin! Once the results came back, he said I was a 2 outta 10, and that he wouldn’t even touch me with a needle, even if I begged him, let alone operate on me. I continued popping the chewables all day, til I left work after 8 hours! It doesn’t help he’s a news producer, and needs to be on his feet constantly. Some supplements you might consider include multivitamins, glucosamine, manganese, vitamin C, vitamin D. Choose pharmaceutical-grade supplements over the kind you can purchase over-the-counter. Took almost 26k mg of it, and felt horrid. Something slipped in my back. Let’s start with the diet you need eat and go one from there with the herniated disc treatment steps … That’s my hope. I am so upset about hearing so many young people suffering from ailments they should not have at their age–I am also going to look into having her go gluten free for a month–my research is showing evidence that one of the reasons may be this type of food allergy, thus allowing bad bacteria into the body and not enough good nutrition to be absorbed…. Also, my right foot is starting to ache, so I know it is sciatic-related. They protect the spine and its surrounding nerves from damage, but when one disc is damaged its function is compromised. He’s now on medical leave, because he just can’t do it. Vitamin C Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a vitamin that helps lower back pain. After being seen by a doctor, I was given prescriptions for a muscle relaxant and OxyContin. Please report back to us. I have been battling with back pain and sciatica since 2010. Til then I’ll live on vitamin c pills. I want to do what I can to help her. It was almost as if it had turned to liquid. Vitamin C has become a staple in our house. My 28 year old daughter also has a slight stenosis and lumbar disc herniation which looked really bad on the MRI, so I am going to get her to up her daily vitamin C…because when she gets hit, she gets hit bad pain wise and disability wise. Thank you for sharing your story! I’d love to receive updates on you. My physiotherapist was wonderful. Hello, this is a very good website, and I have known for a few years that Vitamin C does what you say. I had similar symptoms. and I am seeing a physical therapist. I want to say THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU. I also am fond of another website by Andrew Saul called DoctorYourself.com, where it talks about bowel tolerance, among many other good things without resorting to drugs. Megadosing is not something most people who do this regimen do long-term. It increases the function of your immune system and reduces pain in affected muscles. loss of strength in my legs, and limited range of mobility. I hope you can resonate with me and I would be extremely grateful if you could help me out with this. I’m so glad I came across your article. “Folk medicine” isn’t available for public offering nor patenting. Vitamin C does have analgesic qualities, so it could help some with the pain, if nothing else. Someone had mentioned online not too long ago to research scurvy. Hopefully I will have an awesome story to share as well. I have herniated discs, spinal stenosis, and an xray of my discs showed they are just lines! By the way, thank you for your service. So, vitamin c may not repair it to good as new, but in my theory, it should heal it to satisfactory levels. Never in my life had I ever dealt with it. I must state that the lack of sharing isn’t all due in part to “hiding” the benefits of higher intake of vitamin C to heal infections and other illnesses. Thank you The numbness is painless but mostly irritating. A couple of years ago I had a bout of trouble breathing. That is a much better form of vitamin c. Case in point, I tried vitamin c mega dosing first time four days ago. I had all the tests, and then I was referred to a pulmonologist. I have had a pain scale today between a 0 and 1. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). From being so tense all the time, I have this HUGEE knot on my left shoulder blade that acts up only when I sit, or stand up straight. The body is a possessive entity. The average person, who is likely highly deficient in vitamin C, requires more than that, just as I required thousands more to get to the point where the pain in my leg was barely perceptible. My leg has a twinge when I stand. Because of this, it can help ease the inflamed nerve in your back, thus ending, or lessening, the pain caused by it. I am hoping others come onto it. Vitamin C is required for the proper formation of the ground substance or extra-cellular matrix that gives tissues their structural integrity (see What C Does). Thank you for posting your experience. Adequate vitamin-C levels are required to properly absorb vitamin D. Do keep in mind that it is most difficult to obtain all our vitamin-C requirements from food alone when attempting to resolve illnesses or injuries. Which is great, because I’m always reading about the thousands of people dying from scurvy every year…(end of sarcasm). Vitamin C causes ruptures of the aorta in My working out days came to a halt and 2 years later, I have severe hip/groin pain on both sides, which one doctor says I have hip osteoarthritis based on an mri and then I had a back mri which showed an L4 on L5 problem causing canal stenosis etc etc…a real mess to say the least. After seeing different therapists, and receiving massage therapy and injections, nothing seemed to help. I’m happy you were able to get the relief you needed, because we both know sciatica is no fun. Inspired, each day, I added a few thousand more milligrams until I got to what is called bowel tolerance level. I already brought my jar if vitamin c but after the doctor’s recommendation I’m getting quite anxious, hope you understand. My apologies for the delay in approving your comments. I’ve listed below articles and videos I came across when researching vitamin C as a healing protocol for herniated discs. I literally can’t believe that within a ten day span of time, my nerve pain is GONE! Tonight was the first night in two weeks that I can bend my knee without feeling much pain (maybe a 1 or 2 out of 10) for about 3 weeks. Every now and then, I’ll get a little burning on my small toe now, and I just take a dose of vitamin C and burning goes away. I was terrified of that thought, since my grandma had been a victim of failed back surgery. How was your L4L5 herniation compressing your brain? Another interesting article I read was the ability to absorb nutrients after any type of stomach/gall bladder surgeries. My best to you. Important in the formation and healing of bones, Vitamin K plays a role in binding calcium to your discs to make them stronger. The same way your so eager to up C dosage experiment with this for a month. I seriously would do my 3 c-sections over again compared to this horrendous nerve pain. Feel free to ask any others you may have. Well, it might be a bit more tart, but it’s not bad. I cried to my husband nearly every morning for 8 weeks telling him I couldn’t live this way. Making it worse, was that until I could no longer, I hid the extent of my pain from everybody. Staying active and keeping the weight off obviously help. Research. I joined physiotherapy just to get relief but I don’t think it’s having much effect. I have been contemplating stem cell injections, but it’s quite expensive and I really need to research this before committing that kind of money. All of these have resolved or almost resolved due to me changing my diet and eating right. Thank you so much for sharing your story. I have herniated discs C5, C6 L5, S1. I was still having those brittle moments here and there where I felt like my lower back can snap at the thought of even the slightest wind touching me, but it’s not a pain that’s 24/7 (I know, it’s kind of weird, but still super annoying and depressing), it’s more the daily uncomfort of not being able to travel far, or sit for a while. I believe in getting to the root of the cause rather than reaching for a prescription medication to alleviate the pain. Again, thank you Nandi for your blog. The doctor told me it would be at least three weeks before I could get back to normal. I know family life has to be nice these days. I do hope you’ve gotten to a place of better health. If you are in need of herniated disc medication try increasing your vitamin D intake with leafy greens, cheeses, soy products, and liver. I just read a journal article this evening that spoke about the growing vitamin C insufficiency among the population. Multiple names are used to refer to disc problems including bulging disk, collapsed disc, slipped disc, and pinched nerve. Pain has been unbearable. With the surgery, there are no guarantees, but, hey, it’s worth a try. Sounds like a lot of people are swearing by this.. Last night, I went to bed with a sore back that turned out to be sciatica. By night three, I was rising from bed and on my way to the bathroom in less than three minutes. Hi Nandi! So I sat down and wrote out when my problems first started and what happened during that time. It feels so good to have my life back! So, again, I apologize. As quickly as the vitamin C makes it into my system, the pain goes away. The daily dosage for vitamin C that they tell us to take cures! I had debilitating pain for more than a month. Logic says that if I am deficient in one area, there’s a high probability I am deficient in another. I’m a 33 yr old male, 170lbs, and I don’t eat meat, and I try to stay away from dairy as much as I can. Hi Brandy, Follow the … Bending forward helps massively with the pain. For example, Vitamin C is full of antioxidants which … Best to you, and may you continue to reach full healing. Yes, it is indeed exciting and reaffirming when I come across others or people like you leave comments about getting the same results. I know the bent-over walk. Big hugssss!! I regard this as a personal minor-miracle. So many that the doctors thought I had poison ivy or something else. He explains all the ins and outs of vitamins and doses and why they are needed. I had zero flexibility, to the point it affected my right side as well. Bending forward helps massively with the pain. In Canada, surgeons are reluctant to preform surgery on ones back, especially if your younger, which I guess I should be grateful full for since hearing some horror stories. Hi Nandi! I don't want it to be cronic he lost use of his back legs for about 20 min. ;-) My time has been pretty limited these past few weeks. Sorry to hear your sister is experiencing such pain. Again, please come back to let us know how things turn out. I took my doses on the hour throughout my day with lots of water. I think that doctors and big pharma dislike it when us ordinary folk do what’s called “folk medicine” and remain close to the earth. Or take it at 11 or 1130. Getting on it now! Herniated discs occur when there is a problem with the spinal discs. I do believe the lack thereof contributes to bone thinning and weakening of the spinal structure. For now I’m trying the one you used. He said I had anular tears, and two bulging discs, but nothing major. When taking it at night, be sure to rinse and brush well, because it could form acid pits in your teeth. Something so simple as vitamin c taking away a debilitating nerve pain, it’s shocking to me and wonder why not more people are aware of this? Ordered two bags of absorbic acid crystals online tonight. 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