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Flu or Cold Remedy: My Secret Weapon: (Thai) Chicken Soup on Steroids! by Dr. Elisabeth Kuhn Doctor of Philosophy Posted Tue 16 Sep 2008 4:23am Want to know my favorite secret flu fighting weapon. The thing that has finally unclogged my sinuses, barely in time for my next round of flights tomorrow morning? Several rounds of one of my favorite flu remedies: Tom Kha Gai (sp?), also known as Thai Coconut Chicken Soup. It’s chicken soup on steroids. Buy it by the bucket, and repeat. It ... Read on »
Migraine Wars: Attack of the Steroids! by Angel .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 02 Jul 2009 4:48pm Today is day 3 of my 10 day course of Prednisone. AND IT'S WORKING. This is not to say that I am feeling completely OK yet--ironically, the steroids cause my headaches to flare up. But they are so far tolerable. I have the jitters, insomnia, and a weird metallic taste in my mouth, but SO MUCH BETTER than a 2 week+ Migraine. Hands down. ... Read on »
Allergic Reaction to Inhalers and Steroids by Cheri Fraker Posted Sun 21 Mar 2010 12:00am I had pneumonia the month of February. Unfortunately, another complication arose. I started having an allergic reaction to the inhalers (Albuterol) and later Xopenex. I decided to post some of the side effects. Keep these in mind for our patients who cannot always tell us how they feel. My reaction to Albuterol resulted in tachycardia, d ... Read on »
Swine Flu Questions and Answers by Andrea P. Patient Expert Posted Tue 28 Jul 2009 10:11pm MAY BE REPOSTED Version 3 of the latest updated information on swine flu in a Question and Answer format can be found on the home page of the MEA website: http://www.meassoci ation.org. uk >> quick links section on the home page Swine flu and ME/CFS - latest advice (27 July) from the ME Association SWINE FLU AND ME/CFS: QUESTI ... Read on »
Inhaled Steroids Don't Help Asthma Flare-Ups by Medline Plus Posted Thu 07 Oct 2010 1:22pm Thursday, October 7, 2010    By Frederik Joelving NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Doubling the dose of inhaled steroids doesn't appear to dampen asthma attacks, despite the practice being recommended by many doctors, Canadian researchers said Thursday. ... Read on »
Hazards of Nasal Flu Vaccine as Program is Rolled Out in British Schools by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 01 Aug 2014 12:00am By John Stone This is an update of my article ‘UK Department of Health Deliberately Exposes Vulnerable Population to Flu Infection’ of May last year as the British government rolls out the program to entire school population this autumn (a product called Fluenz identical with Flumist used in the US). Recent  draft minutes of t ... Read on »
Fighting, Flu, Flares by Erin Patient Expert Posted Wed 06 Jan 2010 5:20am First of all, thank you to Herrad for the Fighting MS award!! If you don't already know her, please go visit her. She is a wonderful person with a huge heart. Thanks again!! As seems to be usual over the last several months, it has been a bit since I have been here, so I need to write about a few different things. ... Read on »
Mexico fights swine flu with 'pa ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 25 Apr 2009 11:34pm 1 Comment Mexico fights swine flu with 'pandemic potential' MEXICO CITY, 26 april 2009 – Mexico's president assumed new powers Saturday to isolate people infected with a deadly swine flu strain as authorities struggled to contain an outbreak that world health officials warned could become a global epidemic. New cases of swine flu were confirmed in K ... Read on »
Swine flu outbreak and potential risks for COPD patients by Dr. Gemzel H. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 30 Apr 2009 1:04pm What flu is this? Media have overcrowded with a lot of reports about a potential pandemic “Swine flu”. A strain of influenza that hadn’t seen before affecting humans is killing people in Mexico and has infected more than 1000 others. It is impacting other countries and has visited New York. But, what about the disisease? How does it look al ... Read on »
How am I to treat patients with H1N1 flu? How am I to protect them from the treatment? by Meryl Nass Posted Thu 13 Aug 2009 8:02pm The 2009 "Swine flu" A (H1N1) outbreak has been recognized for the past six weeks. It has been studied intensively, we are told, and a number of Americans have died from the disorder, although less than 1% of those diagnosed with this specific virus. It apparently is a bit more contagious than the usual flu, but may cause the same or fewer deat ... Read on »