Saturday, November 29, 2014

Health Guides

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D., Health Guide

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

Reflux Friendly Cooking: Roasted Veggie Soup

Reflux Friendly Cooking is a weekly feature that will be full of quick and easy food ideas that are acid reflux friendly and can be easily modified to meet the needs of everyone in your family! Each week I’ll provide a simple menu that is designed for easy digestion. I’ll also give you suggestions on how to modify the same recipe for others in... Read moreChevron
posted 11/28/2014, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

Writer, Advocate, Photographer

A Beginner’s Guide to RA: DMARDs

This is the second post in a series on rheumatoid arthritis (RA) medications: what they are, why we take them, and how to manage common side effects. The first post was about NSAIDs, which treat symptoms of inflammation and pain. Today, I’ll... Read moreChevron

posted 11/26/2014, comments (0)|
Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

Nutritionist & Caregiver

Could OTC Medications be Triggering your Acid Reflux?

Acid reflux can tend to flare up during the holidays.  This can be due to stress, overindulging in rich foods or simply forgetting to be consistent with your medications.  What if you are controlling for all of those things and yet still find your acid reflux flaring up this time of year?  Take a look at your other... Read moreChevron

posted 11/24/2014, comments (0)|
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Medical Equipment to Ease Your Pain

Living with chronic pain takes a lot of energy and effort. Sometimes the pain is like an anchor around your neck and drags you down into an abyss. Medications help to a certain point. Other treatments like massage therapy, acupuncture and biofeedback can also help as well. But did you know that medical equipment can ease the burden of chronic... Read moreChevron

posted 11/23/2014, comments (0)|
John Bottrell

John Bottrell, Health Pro

A Registered Respiratory Therapist and asthmatic

11 COPD Advancements to Be Thankful For This Thanksgiving

It’s never easy coming to grips with a diagnosis like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Sure, it’s caused some hardships along the way, yet COPD patients have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving holiday.  

1. Better... Read moreChevron

posted 11/23/2014, comments (0)|