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Eileen Bailey

Eileen Bailey, Health Guide

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Freelance health writer

What Is Ocular Melanoma?

When you think of melanoma, you most likely think of skin cancer, however, melanoma can also occur in the melanocytes (cells that produce the pigment melanin) of the eye. Around 2,000 new cases of melanoma of the eye, or ocular melanoma, are diagnosed each year,... Read moreChevron

posted 05/20/2015, comments (0)|
HealthGal

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Health and lifestyle journalist;Physician Assistant;HealthCoach;Nutritionist

Blame It on My Metabolism

I'm eating less... I'm tracking my calories... Exercising most days of the week... I'm sleeping seven to eight hours a night...  I did give up my soda habit… So why am I losing weight so slowly?  A small new... Read moreChevron

posted 05/17/2015, comments (0)|
Celeste Cooper

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Author, educator, patient and advocate

The Difference Between Fibromyalgia Tender Points and Myofascial Trigger Points

This is fibromyalgia (FM) awareness month, so it is only fitting that we clear up some confusion between tender points and trigger points. Knowing the difference can affect your diagnosis and treatment.

 

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posted 05/08/2015, comments (0)|
Alisha Bridges

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Writer, Advocate, Public Speaker

Summertime Blues: Seasonal depression for a Psoriasis Sufferer

Summer is slowly creeping its way back into our lives! People usually can’t wait to bust out from the hibernation of winter into the blitz of summer. When you think of summertime, what comes to mind? Is it beaches, barbecues, shorts and tank tops, fun with friends? 

 

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posted 04/22/2015, comments (0)|
Karen Lee Richards

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Co-Founder of the National Fibromyalgia Assn.

How Exercise Improves Pain Tolerance

Although study after study has shown that exercise helps reduce fibromyalgia pain, we've had little understanding of why until now. Scientists have long known that during prolonged strenuous workouts, our bodies release endorphins, a kind of natural opiate that reduces pain and enables us to continue exercising. But they haven't known why (or... Read moreChevron

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