Monday, July 28, 2014

Health Guides

Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation after a Total Knee Arthroplasty

The big event is over, now what. Your brand new knee is not like a car part that is 100% ready to go after installation. No, your new knee needs some after-care, some rehabilitation in order for you to be completely satisfied with it.   Total satisfaction is based on two primary goals: no pain and adequate range of motion. Barring any... Read moreChevron
posted 07/26/2014, comments (0)|
David Mendosa

David Mendosa, Health Guide

Medical Journalist Living with Diabetes and Author of Fitness and Photography for Fun,

The Trouble with Protein for People with Diabetes

For some of us who have diabetes the trouble with protein is real. If we have existing kidney disease, we can’t handle a lot of protein. If we follow a vegan diet, the problem is to get enough protein.   But for most of us the trouble with protein is to know how much we need and whether we are getting too much. Many of us think that... Read moreChevron
posted 07/24/2014, 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
Teri Robert

Teri Robert, Health Guide

Author of "Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches"

Migraine Medications - DHE Shortage Continues - 07/22/14

As some of you have already discovered, there's currently a shortage of D.H.E 45 (dihydroergotamine mesylate), a commonly used migraine abortive medication. D.H.E 45 is used in several different ways: Injected subcutaneously by patients at home as their first-line migraine abortive medication. Administered IV or subcutaneously in the emergency... Read moreChevron
Christina Bruni

Christina Bruni, Health Guide

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)|

Ask a Question

Get answers from our experts and community members.

View all questions (8426) >