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What is Arnold-Chiari Malformation? by Christine from WI Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 11:44pm Arnold-Chiari (kee-AR-ee) Malformation is a neurological condition in which the cerebellum descends out of the skull and crowds the spinal cord, putting pressure on the brain and spine. There are three main types of Chiari. Chiari-Malformation-1, the simplest and most prevalent form, is generally considered to be congenital, (meaning you are b ... Read on »
What is Arnold-Chiari Malformation? by Christine from WI Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 11:44pm Arnold-Chiari (kee-AR-ee) Malformation is a neurological condition in which the cerebellum descends out of the skull and crowds the spinal cord, putting pressure on the brain and spine. There are three main types of Chiari. Chiari-Malformation-1, the simplest and most prevalent form, is generally considered to be congenital, (meaning you are ... Read on »
HOLY CHIARI MALFORMATIONS BATMAN!! by Puglet .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 29 Nov 2008 12:20pm Ohhhhhhhhh you all missed a heck of a fall! I shall briefley summarize, to give my two long lost readers a chance to ponder, and ease myself back into blogging. 1. C the migraine maker turned out to be C the turdburglar 2. I turned 30 3. I had a few ER visits in between the turdburglar and the birthday 4. i went to paris, Bel ... Read on »
Chiari Experts by Christine from WI Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 11:44pm Finding a knowledgeable, experienced doctor to help you manage your Chiari is vitally important. I have already written this at the end of my personal story, but it bears repeating: Never blindly trust a doctor to tell you what is best for you. Educate yourself. Research your treatment options... Don’t be someone’s guinea pig. Don’t be afraid to as ... Read on »
Blogs by Christine from WI Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 11:44pm Here are some other Chiari blogs that I have discovered, listed in no particular order: Living with Arnold Chiari Malformation Type 1 ( ACM 1) Adrianne's blog is a personal journal that really captures how it feels to live with Chiari. I encourage you to start at the beginning of her blog and follow it through. As I am posting this, she is wre ... Read on »
Pre-Existing Conditions With Health Insurance May Be Gone But Narrow Networks Are Providing The Same End Result For Many Ill Pat by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 17 Apr 2014 10:07am There are 6 doctors in her network that will take her plan, but she can’t get an appointment for what ever reason with any of them.  Her prescriptions are denied.  She had to get a Congressman to intervene to get some of her prescriptions and there are others in the same boat.  Top cancer centers are now no longer on the list either so we hav ... Read on »
Blogs by Christine from WI Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 11:44pm Here are some other Chiari blogs that I have discovered, listed in no particular order: Living with Arnold Chiari Malformation Type 1 ( ACM 1) Adrianne's blog is a personal journal that really captures how it feels to live with Chiari. I encourage you to start at the beginning of her blog and follow it through. As I am posting this, she is w ... Read on »
My Story by Christine from WI Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 11:44pm 2 Comments About 5 years ago I started having terrible headaches whenever I would lie down at night. I would wake up at 3:00 or 4:00 in the morning and toss and turn trying to find a comfortable way to sleep. The pain felt like pressure in my face behind my cheeks or eyes. My family doctor treated me for sinus infections several times, which I’m now certain I ... Read on »
My Story by Christine from WI Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 11:44pm 3 Comments About 5 years ago I started having terrible headaches whenever I would lie down at night. I would wake up at 3:00 or 4:00 in the morning and toss and turn trying to find a comfortable way to sleep. The pain felt like pressure in my face behind my cheeks or eyes. My family doctor treated me for sinus infections several times, which I’m now certain ... Read on »
HUMAN BODY PARTS FOR SALE TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER Inside a Creepy Global Body Parts Business by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 31 Aug 2009 2:10pm SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International ~~ August 28 2009 42.90 Euros Per Arm Inside a Creepy Global Body Parts Business By Martina Keller and Markus Grill The German company Tutogen's business in body parts is as secretive as it is lucrative. It extracts bones from corpses in Ukraine to manufacture medical products, as part of a glo ... Read on »