Friday, August 28, 2015

Health Guides

Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

Nutritionist & Caregiver

Foods to Avoid During an IBD Flare-Up

Some of the common complaints that patients with IBD have are bloating, gas and diarrhea.  Dealing with painful cramps and having to run to the bathroom constantly can seriously limit a person's quality of life.  Unfortunately, there are also some foods that can make all these problems worse.  Limiting the following foods while... Read moreChevron

posted 08/27/2015, comments (0)|
Celeste Cooper, RN

Celeste Cooper, RN, Health Pro

Author, educator, patient and advocate

Why Knowing the Cause of Pelvic Pain is Essential to Treatment

Chronic pelvic pain, is pain that lasts more than a few months. It is not sexy or sexist, men have chronic pelvic pain too, but it is not frequently discussed.


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posted 08/26/2015, comments (0)|
Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D., Health Guide

Author and parent and expert on the impact of disease on families

Parenting a Child With Acid Reflux

When we wrote our book, Making Life Better for an Infant with Acid Reflux, our son, Ben, was just a year old. I began writing this article when Ben was three years old. He is now 13 years old. I share this with you after someone recently came to talk to me about his seven-month-old son with digestive issues. This father wanted to know... Read moreChevron

posted 08/26/2015, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Being True to Yourself with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Photo credit: Sofia Kinachtchouk


Being true to yourself means to be yourself. To know who you are and act accordingly. That’s hard to do for... Read moreChevron

Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Hormone Testing for People with Chronic Pain

What kinds of messages are being sent in your body?? The little messages in your body are called hormones.  They stimulate cells, tissues and organs into action.  Without these little messengers, many things in the body would stop working properly.  This type of... Read moreChevron

posted 08/22/2015, comments (0)|