Tuesday, July 29, 2014

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Dorian Martin

Dorian Martin, Health Guide


Menopausal Women May Develop Burning Mouth Syndrome

Have you felt like your mouth – whether it’s the tongue, palate, lips or the entire area -- is being scalded? Or have you had the sensation of having a dry mouth and felt increasingly thirsty? Is your mouth sore? Have you seen a change in your sense of taste in that things seem more bitter or metallic? Have you lost your sense of... Read moreChevron
posted 07/28/2014, comments (0)|
Carol Bradley Bursack

Carol Bradley Bursack, Health Guide

Author, blogger and eldercare columnist

One in Three Cases of Alzheimer’s May be Lifestyle Related

Scientists who attended the 2014 Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Copenhagen this month seem energized from their collaborative effort. News stories will be filtering out for weeks to come about the studies presented at the conference. However, to me, one of the most interesting and encouraging conclusions so far is that... Read moreChevron
posted 07/23/2014, comments (0)|

Coping with the Stigma of RA

We have all worked with people who have required surgery to replace a knee or remove a body part that was no longer working as it should.  We have worked with people who have been hospitalized with pneumonia.  We have worked with people who have battled cancer.   What do all of these situations have in common?  People are... Read moreChevron
Christine Kennard

Christine Kennard, Health Pro


Caregiving for Beginners

Becoming a caregiver to a family member with Alzheimer’s disease can at first seem daunting. You will have recognised that your new role is one that supports your loved one so that they can live as independent and as fulfilled a life as possible. Your job will be to make up for the deficits caused by the disease.   Your Caregiving Role... Read moreChevron
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Medication Side Effect or Heart Attack? I Go to the ER to Find Out

Pressure in the middle of my chest. Lightheaded. I feel like I can’t breathe in all the way. My left arm feels funny. My back hurts. My heart is beating really fast.     This was me last Sunday. I spent some time lost in feeling crappy, but then my brain finally kicked in. In February, I wrote a post about women and heart... Read moreChevron

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