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An Ordinary Kid on an Ordinary Day

This week, a young man died. In many ways, he was just like most kids his age. He was 27-years-old, the only child from a loving family in a suburb near the midwest; he loved gaming and was a sales … Continue reading

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New Loperamide Articles! (16 Mar 2015)

Two new and important articles have been added to my ARTICLE CLEARINGHOUSE page regarding the deadly cardiac effects of high-dose loperamide. Both papers introduce new cases and call for further studies and more clinician awareness. They further underline the causal … Continue reading

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Loperamide No More – Part 2, or Happy 2nd Re-Birthday to Me!

Two years ago my heart stopped and I died. I died at home. It was a Tuesday. There was no white light. No relatives greeting me. Just darkness and silence. I barely survived my overdose on loperamide in 2012. It … Continue reading

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Loperamide No More, or A Public Service Announcement

I am done being mad and am well on my way into recovery. I am here to tell you, I took my last dose of loperamide about 48 hours ago. I had a really tough time with the last and … Continue reading

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The Incident, cont’d

Last we left our heroine, she had called 911 and was waiting for the ambulance to arrive after several episodes of syncope… So about five minutes after I called, the ambulance arrived to take me to the hospital. I was … Continue reading

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