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I Survived Snowpocalypse to Choke on CHEESE? by Bill S. Health Maven Posted Sat 13 Feb 2010 11:36am Just got back from the mall.  Gail got a nice new set of glasses and sunglasseswhich she will be able to pick up in 10 days because they have to order her lenses. Then we went and got some lunch at Remomo’s and had a long talk about my condition after I nearly choked on a piece of fried mozzarella.  I seem to be developing what the doctors ... Read on »
We Don't Get Out of This World Alive by Kate K. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Dec 2008 3:42pm We fear that our Mom who suffers from Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) will either choke to death or starve to death. Mom was officially diagnosed with LBD three years ago when she exhibited signs of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, hallucinations and delusions. Throughout this period, she has been hospitalized a couple of times, but primarily she’s remain ... Read on »
Choking & Swallowing by Jennifer J. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 3:17am Dad greets me with a kiss today. Three times he tipped over in his chair. I think his equilibrium is gone. He juggled right-of-way with another resident, Tom, in the doorway as he tried to leave the sitting room. They are crashing about with wheel chairs, running into one another. He became angry, “I can never do anything well, dammit.” How do I ... Read on »
Why Humans Choke and Die: A Link to Sleep Apnea by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 15 Jan 2010 7:00am 1 Comment It may be a surprise to you that of all the mammals in the world, only humans can choke and die. I'm sure there may be rare exceptions to this fact, but nearly 2800 people die every year in this country from choking. Far greater numbers of choking without dying are seen in ERs every year.  Evolutionary biologists and comparative anatomists ... Read on »
New Orleans Is Next to Heaven by Just Shari Posted Fri 12 Oct 2012 6:20pm I know I have been absent for a while. I can honestly say that I have been completely and utterly overwhelmed by life. When life is coming at you, all at once, from every angle, it gets hard to put thoughts in order sometimes. There is also the unbelievable exhaustion that is caused by the mind that seems to be playing catch-up with the bod ... Read on »
Tubies and Vitamins by Lynn Patient Expert Posted Fri 18 Mar 2011 10:08am When feeding a person via g-tube for medical reasons, formula is one option.  Blended meals are another option.  I have been feeding my daughter (who is nearly 13 years old) blended meals via g-tube for several years. There are several issues to take into account when feeding blended meals. We can inadvertently cause things like hypothyr ... Read on »
Managing co-dependency in a marriage – the second five steps in learning to support rather than rescue by Jeanette R. Posted Tue 26 Mar 2013 1:38am   photograph copyright Jeanette Raymond, Ph.D.   Despite the relief that Craig felt when his wife Sophie did his bookkeeping for his landscape business he was frequently choked with shame.  The conflict made him snappy and uninterested in spending leisure time with her.  He dreaded going to bed at night because he didn’t w ... Read on »
"Choking Game" Awareness and Participation among 8th Graders — Oregon, 2008 by Poh Tin Tan Posted Wed 10 Mar 2010 11:46pm From Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report SK Ramowski, MSW; RJ Nystrom, MA; NR Chaumeton, PhD; KD Rosenberg, MD; J Gilchrist, MD 02/26/2010; Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report. 2010;59(1):1-5. © 2010 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Introduction The "choking game" is an activity in which persons strangulate themselves to ... Read on »
THE CHOKING GAME by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Tue 09 Feb 2010 12:00am Feb 09                          Yesterday’s post was about choking and the Heimlich maneuver, but there is another way that teenagers, in particular, are choking themselves.  It is absolutely abhorrent that children are playing a game called the “choking game”.  This activity ... Read on »
0April 20, 2010NHL San Jose’s Dan Boyle wins the game for the other team and supports “choking” phenomeno by Social Psychology Eye Posted Tue 20 Apr 2010 12:00am Last Sunday night during Game 3 of the San Jose Sharks/Colorado Avalanche NHL Western Conference playoff series, the Sharks took three times as many shots as the Avalanche, kept the puck on Colorado’s end, and generally owned the game. Nonetheless, the score remained at 0-0 almost a minute into overtime. And then the worst possible dose of ba ... Read on »