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    I need help ideas - long
    An_260525 posted:
    I have a tumor in my left kidney, history of renal cell carcinoma with nephrectomy of the right kidney, Chronic Kidney Disease, a solid mass in one ovary, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Sjogren's Disease (Syndrome), Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, masses in different areas of my body, Osteoarthritis, atopic dermatis (and other skin irritations), allergies, sinus problems, asthma, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, Presbyopia, and other issues.
    I have no Medicaid, no Medicare, and am suing the Social Security Administration for my disability (filed for disability 2005) at the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals level with no willing lawyer and my date last insured passed. I am not indigent. I have no gainful employment. To have some income of around approximately $300 per month, I attempt to maintain some accounts. Those accounts, owning a home, and owning a car interfere with my qualifying for different assistance programs. I have called such programs when my phone functioned. I have used other ways of contacting the programs as well. I filled out the online application and have to pay over $200 per month for insurance there with a $6000 deductible. I ask for discounts, purchase generics, ask for samples, call to comparison shop (when medical facilities are willing to give me a quote), work with medical professionals on taking half a pill where advisable and ask medical professionals about alternative treatments. Additionally, I check with the Department of Human Services, 211-Texas, the American Cancer Society, and several other agencies to find programs for which I am eligible.
    For my health, I use yoga, massage, and other methods of exercise treatment and eat raw fruits, raw vegetables, whole grains, unsalted nuts, and herbs/seasonings under medical supervision (when I can afford it) or permission. Additionally, I do add vegetarian and vegan meals into my eating plan. I had to eliminate red meat since I cannot digest it properly. I use sugar substitutes (natural and artificial) on many occasions. I pray, meditate, use guided imagery, essential oils, self-,massage, heat/cold pad, OTC remedies, and other such methods for pain relief and body maintenance (with medical professionals knowledge). Local medical professionals don't know about other resources for me.

    Considering all of the above, are there any ways that I can afford the treatments I need?

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