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What Are Clubbed Fingers? Digital Clubbing Explained by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Wed 04 Aug 2010 9:58am Finger and toe nails can display telltale symptoms of illness that should not be overlooked. Clubbing of the fingertips and toes may be an obvious sign of a servere health condition. However, the problem may initially go undetected by the sufferer since the change can occur gradually. The tips of the fingers and toes become ... Read on »
Finger Clubbing in Cystic Fibrosis by Lauren B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 7:27pm One of the prevailing physical signs of cystic fibrosis is noticeable digital clubbing. Digital clubbing is a condition in which the tips of fingers or toes have an unusually large amount of excess tissue. This results in the nail bed taking on a curved appearance. This rounding of the fingertips is easily recognized by viewing the fingers f ... Read on »
Finger Clubbing Puzzle Solved - Lung Disease by Lynn E. Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 4:36pm UK Medics Solve Ancient Riddle Of 'Finger Clubbing' ScienceDaily (Jun. 5, 2008) — A puzzling medical condition, identified more than 2,000 years ago by Hippocrates, has finally been explained by researchers at the University of Leeds. The phenomenon of "finger clubbing", a deformity of the fingers and fingernails, has been known ... Read on »
It's a CF Thing... by Stacey B. Posted Mon 06 Dec 2010 7:59pm Over this past year and a half I have "come out" of the CF closet. My family and closest friends knew about my illness, but many of my acquaintances or co-workers had no clue. It was quite easy to hide. Or, if they knew, they assumed that it must have not been so bad since I "looked" fine from the outside. This past 6 months of hospitalizations ... Read on »
Gripmaster Hand Exerciser Blue, Light Tension (5-Pounds per Finger) by Krizia MissK Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 20 Mar 2011 7:01am Gripmaster Hand Exerciser Blue, Light Tension (5-Pounds per Finger) Isolating each finger so it can be exercised individually, the patented Gripmaster strengthens hands, wrist, and forearm with spring-loaded piston technology while ensuring the palm doesn’t slip from a molded grip. This m ... Read on »
Heavy Grips Hand by Josh Patient Expert Posted Tue 30 Mar 2010 6:14am by Anne on March 30, 2010 in Workout Heavy Grips Hand US Auctions Australian Auctions Austrian Auctions Belgian Auctions Canadian Auctions French Auctions German Auctions Indian Auctions Irish Auctions Italian Auctions Dutch Auctions Polish Auctions Spanish Auc ... Read on »
Throwback Thursday: Retro Hiking Style by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 05 Feb 2014 9:00pm New York Fashion Week starts February 6th, but the Sierra Club has always had a finger on the pulse of chic. Check out these fabulous photos of outdoor fashions from Sierra Club outings from 1896 to 1946. © Joseph N. Leconte (Above) Have you ever hiked in bloomers? These ladies sported them during an 1896 trip to University Pea ... Read on »
Symptoms and Diagnosis of Lung Disorders by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert Posted Thu 23 Apr 2009 5:25pm The MERCK Manual of Medical Information-Second Home Edition Among the most common symptoms of lung disorders are cough, shortness of breath (dyspnea), and wheezing. Less commonly, a blockage in the airways between the mouth and lungs results in a gasping sound when breathing (stridor). Problems in the lungs can also lead to coughing up ... Read on »
Guest Post: A Pro Triathlete’s Morning Meal Routine! by 321delish Posted Fri 13 May 2011 8:27am Hello 321delish readers! I am Lindsey, one of Chloe’s Saturday morning swim buddies–soon to meet Steph if I attend the next Eating Club, fingers crossed–and recently learned of the triathlon and food blog they share. I, too, share a blog ( The Slog ) with my cross-country training partner, although we blog once for every 20 entries Chloe and St ... Read on »
Silver lining. by Feeding problems Posted Tue 05 Jul 2011 10:20am Hugely slacking with updates recently, apologies! Left you all on a bit of a cliff hanger too. Well the orals did the job and little miss is now fully back to her happy self with little to no cough. Soph had her port flushed last week which went okay. She's still a little tearful again but it was done and her CF nurse has a great aim :) Be ... Read on »