Tuesday, September 02, 2014

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Cyndi Jordan

Cyndi Jordan, Health Guide

Patient Advocate and Migraineur

Going to the ER for Migraines - Interesting and Helpful Research

Most of us with frequent or severe migraines have considered going to the emergency room due to our migraines at one time or another. I have frequently heard those with migraines debate the pros and cons of going to the emergency department (ED). The most common reasons I have heard migraineurs give are that they can’t endure the pain,... Read moreChevron
Martin Reed

Could Your Insomnia Actually Be Sleep Apnea?

If your partner tells you that you snore loudly and you deal with excessive daytime sleepiness, you may have sleep apnea.   Sleep apnea is a disorder in which breathing stops and starts throughout sleep. In addition to loud snoring that disturbs others and daytime sleepiness, the most common symptoms and signs of sleep apnea... Read moreChevron
posted 08/04/2014, comments (0)|

Weighty headlines: breakfast, saturated fat, fasting

Recent headlines have highlighted new studies covering the weight sector, and showcased some new findings.  Here are just some of those recent headlines and studies:   Researchers report in the June 5th issue of the Cell Press journal, Cell Stem Cell, that a simple dietary approach – periodic fasting - may combat the... Read moreChevron
posted 06/08/2014, comments (0)|

Vicki, Health Guide

Health Guide with Secondary Progressive MS and Osteoporosis

Pinterest - MS Central Question of the Week

Do you use Pinterest? This is something like a billboard made up of images of interests and hobbies. It can be fun, and maybe educational, too. Living with MS is easier when we take breaks, and Pinterest is one good way to take a fun break. I recently started my own billboards on Vicki,s Pinterest site. I have billboards for my favorite... Read moreChevron
posted 06/24/2013, comments (0)|
Carrie Beth Brown

Carrie Beth Brown, Health Guide

Writer, Artist and Advocate for RA and Chronic Illness

Living with Chronic Illness: Six Tips for Keeping Your Relationship Strong

Relationships are difficult in the best of circumstances. When you add a chronic illness to the mix, it can be downright impossible to keep things happy and healthy between you and your partner. It's not impossible, though. I wanted to share with you how Rheumatoid Arthritis has impacted my relationship with my husband and the methods we use for... Read moreChevron
posted 02/27/2013, comments (0)|

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