Diseases, Disorders & Conditions
5 Things That You May (or May Not) Know About Dementia
Dementia is difficult to pin down. For some, its devastating effects come on gradually, while in other cases, they strike quickly and without warning, destroying their hapless victims in a matter of a few short months. These are a few things that our family learned after experiencing the latter.
I Have Cancer: Now What? Leading up to the Biopsy.
Today, I have a pre-admissions test and COVID test. Once that passes, I will have the biopsy two days later. Then, we will see what we see.
Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue and Epstein-Barr, Am I Cured? My Results After Two Weeks of Aggressive Holistic Therapies.
I share my two-week post-treatment wins and losses in my fight to wellness and recovery from Fibromylagia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Epstein-Barr Virus.
My Husbands Strength Through My Personal Battle of Chronic Illness
I will share some of my husbands struggles of living a life that is married to chronic illness. Fighting the battles of Fibromyalgia from the sidelines.
Fibromyalgia My Search for a Diagnosis
Welcome to the road less traveled. I will be sharing the extensive process I went through in searching for a Fibromyalgia diagnosis. Giving insight into the numerous ups and downs along my Fibromyalgia journey.
My Unbiased, Non-Political Experience with the Moderna Vaccine
It is approaching nearly two years since the first confirmed U.S. case of COVID-19, was announced in the state of Washington on January 21, 2020. I was fortunate enough to not have contracted the virus and was initially vaccinated on February 14th, 2021.
I Have Cancer: Perspective
Perspectives change over time, circumstances, and age. Cancer is forcing my perspective to change as well. What I took for granted shouldn't be taken for granted, and I need to adapt to whatever is coming down the pike.
Diabetes Awareness Month: More Support, More Understanding Needed
I've learned a lot in writing about diabetes over the last few years. We still need to learn more.
I Have Cancer: Now What?
I went to have an MRI done yesterday; today I read the results: PI-RADS 5 - Very High (Clinically significant cancer is highly likely to be present). I have a meeting scheduled for Wednesday of next week to see what the road will be: treatment, chemo, surgery, what. I am scared.
The Birds Are Coming Home to Roost: China Imposes Fresh Curbs as Virus Re-Surfaces
Generally, it has been agreed that COVID-19 or the China virus originated from China and either by design or accident spread in the world. China has not acknowledged it and now the virus seems to be going back to China and once more lockdowns have commenced.
Stay Off The Spectrum And Stand Strong!
If you are a survivor of child abuse and your abuser either encourages or pressures you into going into Asperger's Syndrome testing and treatment, then he or she clearly doesn't have your best interest at heart. Don't allow yourself to be absorbed into that same vicious vortex. It's not worth it.
Red Dye Allergy a Personal Story
Some may wonder if a Red Dye Allergy is even real. How can one be so sure that Red Dye can be causing their discomfort. I’m here to tell you first hand that it does exist. A Red Dye Allergy has reeked havoc on my life and for years I didn’t even know what was causing my symptoms.
Gallbladder - Facts and My Experience
Gallbladder health may be achieved through keeping a healthy weight and eating a healthy diet. This article explains the symptoms and treatments for a person with gallstones. The surgeries are also explained.
The BEST Supplements for Your Immune System
The human body is made up of around 100 trillion cells. Every second, some 8 million cells die and are replaced by new\rcells, reviving the body. These trillions of cells carry out millions, if not billions, of intricate actions, whether you are awake or asleep.
What are the causes of Allergies? How to Get Yours Diagnosed and Treated?
Allergies are often overlooked but they can be very dangerous. Allergies are the body's natural response to something foreign in the environment. When an allergen, such as pollen or pet hair, enters your body it produces antibodies that trigger a chain reaction of events which cause symptoms.
The Hidden Wounds Of War: Psychological Trauma And Its Treatment
This article describes three different kinds of psychological trauma that can occur after war. It also describes various treatments for trauma, including trauma-focused therapies and stress inoculation training.
Cardiac Catheter's All You Need to Know
During the cardiac catheterization process, the aforementioned various heart diseases can be corrected by several methods that are considered among the most important causes of cardiac catheterization, including the following: Expansion of the coronary arteries by balloon or stent (Angioplasty).
Some Are Refusing to Get Vaccinated
Some young adults are reluctant when it comes to being vaccinated for self reasons. The Covid-19 is a worldwide crisis, that has affected all nationalities. Stop making excuses, take the vaccine, the life you save might be your own.
PAGET’S DISEASE OF THE BONE: A Rare Disease
A study by Robert A. Wermers et. al. determined that this life-long disease will worsen over time, but it isn’t fatal. However, it is excruciatingly and relentlessly painful, affecting the quality of one’s daily life.
Rheumatic Heart Disease Levels of Prevention
There are three levels of prevention of rheumatic heart disease: reduction of risk factors for rheumatic fever (primary prevention); Primary prevention of rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease; Secondary prevention (preventive treatment) of rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease.
Diabetics Can Swap These Foods and Drinks to Lower Blood Sugar
Diabetics do not have to deny themselves when they have certain cravings. They can swap out forbidden foods for healthy choices to lower blood sugar.
Man Needs a Quiet Sleep for the Brain
When we sit still without doing anything, the brain continues to function, even though the rest of the body is resting. The brain does not even stop its work during sleep. But why sleep is so important for the brain to reduce the burden on us and make up for the loss.
Opioid Woes, How We Mishandle Them & One Reform
The Opioid Crisis was met by the enabling of opioid addicts in terms of the number of overdose rescues they receive at public expense. Naloxone helps to revive addicts, but it also enables more drug abuse. We need to draw a line.
Effective Alternative Treatment For Neurological Based Disorders
Neurological disorders affect the central and peripheral nervous system of the body. Basically, it alters the normal function of each respective organ of the nervous system from the brain to the spinal cord.
Does Celiac Disease Cause My Farts to Smell?
Smelly gas is not uncommon, and most people often consider this normal, but the causes of flatulence can vary. Some medications, foods, and other factors can affect the quantity and smell of gas in the digestive system.
Tuberculosis (TB) - a Serious Infection
Tuberculosis (TB) can be a lethal disease, particularly in poor countries. Statistics, diagnosis, treatments and the people at risk are all discussed. Signs and symptoms are also reviewed, along with possible complications of TB.