Monday, May 25, 2015

Health Guides

Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

Writer, Advocate, Photographer

#ChronicLife Twitter Event: No Longer Silent

Trended nationally for hours
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929 Participants
183 Tweets/Hour
15,491,975 Impressions. Yes, that's MILLION!


One of the challenges we have as people with rheumatoid arthritis and other types of chronic illnesses is the feeling of being invisible. Of not being part of a greater whole. Of... Read moreChevron

posted 05/20/2015, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Allergic Eye Symptoms May Also Include Dryness

Spring allergy season in in full effect, and the combined warmer weather and pollen surges are taking no prisoners. An NBC news report recently described the experience of people residing in the northeast as a  “Pollen... Read moreChevron

posted 05/15/2015, comments (0)|
Celeste Cooper

Celeste Cooper, Health Pro

Author, educator, patient and advocate

The Difference Between Fibromyalgia Tender Points and Myofascial Trigger Points

This is fibromyalgia (FM) awareness month, so it is only fitting that we clear up some confusion between tender points and trigger points. Knowing the difference can affect your diagnosis and treatment.


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posted 05/08/2015, comments (0)|
Jay Motola

Jay Motola, Health Pro


Can Urinary Incontinence Be Caused by Medication?

The large red or blue book commonly seen on physician’s desks, is the Physician’s Desk reference (PDR), It may not be as readily visible as many of use electronic versions, however this reference gives very extensive information for just about every drug imaginable. Some of the more important information that can be found is the... Read moreChevron

posted 05/07/2015, comments (0)|
Kathi  MacNaughton

Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro

Registered nurse & healthcare writer, living with allergies & asthma.

Eosinophilic Esophagitis - A New Type of Food Allergy

There is a new type of food allergy that people who have asthma and nasal allergies need to be aware of. It's called eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE for short. Experts first identified it 15 or 20 years ago, but the number of people who have it has been... Read moreChevron

posted 03/01/2015, comments (0)|