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When to Suspect Lyme by Dr. Virginia S. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 10:49am The most useful diagnostic reference: the “Bible” of Lyme medical literature. by John Bleiweiss, MD. The When To Suspect Lyme Disease essay: This essay, written by John D. Bleiweiss, M.D., in April, 1994 is very long, but also very comprehensive and helpful. Any doctor checking for Lyme disease would do well to read this essay first; any ... Read on »
When To Suspect Lyme Disease by Marjorie Tietjen Posted Fri 26 Jun 2009 7:10pm By John D. Bleiweiss, M.D. Traditionally, the public has been advised to suspect Lyme (LD) if a round or oval, expanding, red rash develops 3-32 days after a deer tick bite associated with or followed by a flu-like illness. This limited description will apply to only some cases. About 50% of patients do not recall one or more of tick bit ... Read on »
Are You Or Someone You Love On This List? by Jan Posted Tue 16 Feb 2010 12:00am Are You Or Someone You Love On This List? By: Wayne Campbell MEDICAL CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH LOW GLUTATIONE LEVELS GENERAL ~ Obesity  ~ Immune signaling  ~ Endothelial dysfunction  ~ Alcoholism  ~ Inflammation  ~ Heavy metal poisoning CARDIOVASCULAR ~ Angina and spastic angina  ~ Unstable angina  ~ Heart attacks ~ Positiv ... Read on »
LIVER DISEASE IN DOGS AND CATS by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 05 Aug 2012 12:00am Helpful Buckeye has received several e-mails asking about liver disease in dogs and cats.  These pet owners report having been told by their veterinarian that their pet might have some type of liver disorder.  Apparently being of an inquisitive nature, some of these pet owners wanted to know a bit more about the liver and its disease ... Read on »
35 Symptoms of Perimenopause: Dry, Itchy Skin by Magnolia Miller Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 19 Jan 2010 10:00pm One of the most bizarre manifestations of my hormonal chaos has been the itches.  Everything itched.  And I mean EVERYTHING.  But, mostly, my head. My scalp has always given me trouble.  Meaning, I’ve always had itchy scalp.  Not dandruff.  Not psoriasis.  Just itchy scalp.  Particularly if I didn’t wash my hair regularly.  Gross, I kn ... Read on »
35 Symptoms of Perimenopause: Dry, Itchy Skin by Magnolia Miller Posted Tue 19 Jan 2010 10:10pm One of the most bizarre manifestations of my hormonal chaos has been the itches.  Everything itched.  And I mean EVERYTHING.  But, mostly, my head. My scalp has always given me trouble.  Meaning, I’ve always had itchy scalp.  Not dandruff.  Not psoriasis.  Just itchy scalp.  Particularly if I didn’t wash my hair regularly.  Gross, I know. ... Read on »
The Itchy Skin Solution by Willo Radgens Posted Fri 02 Oct 2009 3:07pm In case you haven't heard enough about my skin issues yet, I am going to indulge you further.  I have itchy, sensitive, often pink skin.  And it is so much all of these things, that when it flares up (often at my wrists, elbows, and chest) I have a really hard time finding anything to sooth and protect it.   Occasionally hydrocortiso ... Read on »
Can you ever know for sure… by Kelly R. Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Dec 2011 3:40pm …that you’ve made the right decision in an emergency situation? How do we ever know whether our children’s food allergic reactions will develop into something that is life-threatening and tragic? It’s certainly a risk we face EVERY SINGLE TIME our kids or someone we love experiences an allergic reaction to something they ate, touched or breathe ... Read on »
Itchy Skin? Celiac Disease and Dermatitis Herpetiformis by Vanessa M. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 09 Sep 2008 2:08am 2 Comments We all hate to be itchy. Every time I get a bug bite, I scratch my skin until it bleeds because I can’t stand the itchiness! But a bug bite is a small and almost inconsequential ailment compared to what many of us with celiac disease have to endure if we’re one of the few to experience Dermatitis Herpetiformis (DH), a common complication of the ... Read on »
Products for itchy skin by Jules Posted Fri 13 Mar 2009 12:00am Whether you’ve been bitten by a pesky insect, you have eczema or psoriasis, or you’re itchy for any other reason...it’s annoying! It’s hard not to scratch, but you know you shouldn’t! Fortunately, there are products which can help with itchy skin. For something to put on that itchy skin to soothe it, try Botanica Scratchy and Itchy Gel (no, ... Read on »