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Eileen Bailey

Eileen Bailey, Health Guide

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Freelance health writer

The Chikungunya Virus: What You Need to Know

We know that mosquitoes carry and spread several diseases. You have probably heard of West Nile Virus. The chikungunya virus has been around for awhile, but, it has not appeared in the United States until recently. The large majority of people who have this virus got it when traveling outside of the country but within the past few weeks two... Read moreChevron
posted 07/21/2014, comments (0)|
Christina Bruni

Christina Bruni, Health Guide

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Librarian and Writer

Healthy Summer Recipes 2014

It's prime time for Greenmarkets like the one in Union Square in New York City and in areas in America within traveling distance of local farms.   I've decided to make the Healthy Recipes a yearly feature here at the schizophrenia community.   I recommend you buy or check out of the library a copy of The Organic Food Shopper's Guide by... Read moreChevron
posted 07/21/2014, comments (0)|
John McManamy

John McManamy, Health Guide

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Author and Advocate

Peak Experiences: They Come to You, But You Have to be There

Yesterday, I had one of those peak experiences, you know, an Abraham Maslow special - transcendent, ecstatic, a sense of harmony with everything in the universe - and no, it wasn't mania.   This involved bringing my didgeridoo to a drum circle. You may recall, something similar happened to me about two months ago. (Check it out here.) Said... Read moreChevron
posted 07/21/2014, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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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
Marcia Purse

Marcia Purse, Health Guide

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I'm single, living alone, and currently coping not so well with my BP.

Feeding a Depressive Episode

I've talked before about having diabetes. Although type 2 diabetes does run in my family, I'm wholly convinced that the reason mine developed is that I gained SO much weight from psychiatric medications. I never had high blood pressure or high cholesterol before gaining this weight, and I never had blood sugar problems, either.   Another... Read moreChevron