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Difficulty With Speech by Dorothy E Ross PhD CCC-SLP Aphasia NYC Posted Tue 02 Feb 2010 12:00am Symptoms & Signs Index   Terms related to Difficulty With Speech: Difficulty with speech can be the result of problems with the brain or nerves that control the facial muscles, larynx, and vocal cords necessary for speech. Likewise, muscular diseases and conditions that affect the jaws, teeth, and mouth can impair speech. Some conditio ... Read on »
TIA: A Warning Not to be Ignored by BrainFit .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm PAUL J. MONIZ: Hi, there. I'm Paul Moniz. Thank you for joining us on this webcast. Today's topic is stroke, specifically a light stroke known as TIA or transient ischemic attack. TIA is certainly not a household term but knowing the warning signs could save your life. Each year a 150,000 Americans die of stroke. It is the third leading cause of de ... Read on »
Early Onset Alzheimer’s: Signs and Symptoms by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 25 Apr 2012 5:57am You cannot find your keys.  That can happen to anyone. You forget where you parked your car.  Life is stressful, harried, and we have a lot on our minds most of the time.   A common occurrence. You are sitting at the kitchen table and staring out the window as the snow falls gently on the ground and try as hard as you might, you c ... Read on »
Health Tips for September 27 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 11:31am Health Tip: If Your Child Stutters Many young children stutter, but they often outgrow it by about age 5, the Nemours Foundation says. If it lasts longer, there is no known cure for stuttering. But you can help your child overcome this difficulty in speaking, the foundation says. It offers these suggestions: * Don't push your child to ... Read on »
Another stroke survivor/PFO story by David D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 07 Nov 2009 10:00pm 1 Comment This is the original article from Readers’s DigestRace Against Time that I referenced in my PFO story. The archive was down for some time but here once again is the entire article. Well worth the read as it goes over new technology now available to repair / remove damage from stroke, but you have to recognize stroke symptoms and act fast to ... Read on »
Another stroke survivor/PFO story by David D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 07 Nov 2009 2:54am This is the original article from Readers’s Digest Race Against Time that I referenced in my PFO story. The archive was down for some time but here once again is the entire article. Well worth the read as it goes over new technology now available to repair / remove damage from stroke, but you have to recognize stroke symptoms and act fast t ... Read on »
Mercury, Candida, and Me, Oh my! Part 1 by Bueller K. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 4:36pm 3 Comments Hello everyone! I have been busy researching like crazy as usual. My trusty binder is full to the brim again! This is going to be the longest post I have ever done and I think by the far the most extraordinarily important! The first thing I want to say is that I officially no longer have candida!!! The tests came back at +1 which is way wi ... Read on »
Health Headlines - August 22 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm Sen. Harry Reid Recovering After Mini-Stroke Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid of Nevada suffered a brief mini-stroke Tuesday which left no complications, his aides disclosed Friday. According to the Associated Press, the 65-year-old Reid felt lightheaded Tuesday evening in his hometown of Searchlight, Nev., and that night saw a doctor in L ... Read on »
What is a Medical Emergency? by Barbara Ficarra Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Mon 16 Jun 2014 6:34pm By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA About Emergencies: What is a medical emergency and when to call 9-1-1   Debate brews over whether emergency departments are busier since the Affordable Healthcare Act expanded insurance coverage the beginning of this year. While the debate continues, it is important for you to understand w ... Read on »
Legal Matters by Ellie Patient Expert Posted Wed 25 Jan 2012 8:54pm Today I gave my first deposition. It was quite an adventure. It's not a suit I'm named in, but my report does hold some seemingly important information. Therefore, lawyers on both sides felt it necessary to hear every detail of my educational past and career path. Then they had a whole host of inane questions like why we had two providers on ... Read on »