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Is Anyone Else Falling All The Time?

Is Anyone Else Falling All The Time?

I fell five times today. I fell up the stairs once, tripped over things that weren't there twice, and then flopped over two times in yoga. I finished chemo almost a year ago, so I guess it could be the remnants of Taxol. My doctors say it's probably a combination of neuropathy, bone density loss, and muscle loss. I'm on Tamoxifen & I take glucosamine for joint pain but I'm just a big floppy buffoon & it's not getting any better. I used to be a dancer. I just turned 40.… read more

A MyBCTeam Member said:

Funny you said that I am very reclusive I am on Social Security Dis now and thank god I am always dropping things and the first time I went into manhattan by train when I started to walk on the street at first it was like walking over something and than it went away

posted over 7 years ago
A MyBCTeam Member said:

I wasn't and haven't been on taxol, but I also fall. I was always klutzy...now I literally fall backwards...ESP. When i'crouched looking in a box, etc.

posted almost 8 years ago
A MyBCTeam Member said:

I too was on Taxol and have some of the same symptoms

posted about 8 years ago
A MyBCTeam Member said:

I saw my oncologist today & he upped the milligrams on my Gabapentin that I take for nerve pain. I've been complaining about the pain in my legs for over a year now, ending up in the emergency room once for a suspected blood clot (was only pain...) and am beginning to suspect this is permanent. Good times.

posted about 8 years ago
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