Tuesday, February 09, 2016

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Kathleen Nicholls

Kathleen Nicholls, Community Member


Every-Bodie's Talkin' At Me

How much detail is too much detail when discussing your illness with those around you?
Due to my co-pilot Crohn's Disease, it’s a question I find myself asking a lot. It seems finding a balance can be difficult, certainly depending on who you are talking to. My own general rule of thumb (bowel?) goes as... Read moreChevron
posted 02/03/2016, comments (0)|
Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Meditation Helps Chronic Pain

Wait, it is not what you think.  Meditation is not all about sitting in funny positions, chanting repetitively and breathing deeply until you fall asleep.  No, meditation is simply a way to interrupt your normal train of thought.  And if you are experiencing pain, that train is like a freight train blowing through your mind to... Read moreChevron

posted 01/30/2016, comments (0)|

HealthGal, Health Guide

Health and lifestyle journalist;Physician Assistant;HealthCoach;Nutritionist

Are You Eating a "Painful" Diet?


Whoever coined the phrase you are what you eat clearly understood that what we put in our bodies can impact everything from energy... Read moreChevron

posted 01/26/2016, comments (0)|
Celeste Cooper, RN

Celeste Cooper, RN, Health Pro

Author, educator, patient and advocate

Practical Advice for Building Doctor-Patient Trust

When our car is acting up, we take it to the mechanic who will ask certain questions and expect certain answers necessary for identifying the problem. The same is true with our doctor; they rely on us to give them the information they need in order to provide us the best care.


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adam999, Community Member


Chronic Pain Stigma Syndrome

Dear Dr. Lasich; First off I want to commend you for such a realistic, honest answer. I too was debilitated by chronic back pain.  MRI shows disintegrated discs (yes, disintegrated) L5 through S1, and nerve root entrapment at L4-L5 (spinal stenosis).
I'm a... Read moreChevron
posted 01/20/2016, comments (0)|

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