Sunday, March 29, 2015

Health Guides


GregB, Health Guide

Greg has finally admitted he needs to lose a lot of weight!

What To Do When You're in a Weight Loss Rut

Okay, I admit it. I'm overwhelmed.


My weight is the same as it has been for weeks, but that's not what's overwhelmed me. It is the thought of trying to lose weight right now.


The foster dog is still living with us, and our dog is still hurt. Another vet visit yesterday produced the same advice: for... Read moreChevron

Teri Robert

Teri Robert, Health Guide

Writer, Patient Educator and Advocate

Go Red Heart Disease and Women

Every day, women are dying from heart disease at a rate of nearly one per minute.

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posted 02/03/2010, comments (0)|
Dr. Kirk Laman: Wholehearted Cardiologist

Dr. Kirk Laman: Wholehearted Cardiologist, Health Pro

Cardiologist/Author passionate about Preventative Cardiology

Why Cholesterol Meds Alone Are Not Always the Answer

"Can't I just take a pill to get my cholesterol down?"


Not long ago, one of my patients said this to me in the office.  He was a middle aged man with known heart disease, previous angioplasty, and a high cholesterol.  I had suggested to him that his cholestrol was too high.  His bad cholesterol, LDL, was... Read moreChevron

Deanne Stein

Deanne Stein, Health Guide

Stroke Survivor

Leg Pain and DVT

I had quite a scare this past week. I woke up in the middle of the night with extreme calf pain in both of my legs. It wasn't like a charley horse or anything because the sharp pain was the entire calf and different from a muscle cramp. It's very difficult to explain and something I have never experienced before. It let up enough for me to go... Read moreChevron

posted 01/06/2010, comments (0)|
Dr. Larry Weinrauch

Dr. Larry Weinrauch, Health Pro

Cardiovascular Internist

Jaw Pain Could Be Sign of Serious Heart Condition

Can pain in the jaw or teeth be an indication of a heart attack? How do I tell if a pain in my arm or shoulder is due to a heart condition?


These questions are quite common and frequently asked, and not always easily or correctly answered in magazines and journals. In fact, pain caused by an inadequate supply of... Read moreChevron