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Let Me Clear My Throat by Vickie Mac Posted Fri 07 May 2010 8:44pm Hmph. Woke up feeling pretty tight this morning. Was difficult to get even water down at first. Not so difficult that I couldn't swallow it and keep it down but it felt quite similar to the way I felt around Day 4 or 5.  Since I'd had some real food last night (tried BBQ'd pork tenderloin souvlaki chewed literally hundreds of times a ... Read on »
Two years and still head over heels by Keiko Zoll Health Impact Award Posted Wed 27 Jan 2010 12:45pm Yesterday Ari and I celebrated two years together. It's kind of nuts, what we've been through in the first two years of marriage already, but we've come out stronger and closer. I'm still just as in love with him as the day I walked down the aisle. We went to a lovely French bistro for dinner, and he surprised me with my anniversary gift: an edit ... Read on »
Queens Half Marathon Recap by Melissa Posted Sat 30 Jul 2011 12:00am Other than forgetting a few things the night before, and thus staying up later than expected to go fetch them, the journey to the Queens Half went smoothly. The morning sun was high in the sky as we crossed the bridge to the race area. The March of the Runners!   Ready to Go! Well alm ... Read on »
M & T’s Excellent Adventure by Carrots 'N' Cake Patient Expert Posted Sat 26 Dec 2009 3:19pm Mal and I totally rocked our road trip from Eugene to Medford, Oregon this afternoon! What a blast! Check out our sweet ride! Isn’t it HOT?! No? Maybe we should have upgraded? Before we started our journey down I-5, we stopped for lunch at PF Chang’s. After all of our travel drama in the past 24 h ... Read on »
The Curse of Nightly Throat Crud! by Bill S. Health Maven Posted Wed 17 Mar 2010 7:04am OK, I pretty much spend all day (ahem) clearing my throat and (ahem) driving Gail nuts.  But it gets worse at night. Last night was the worst ever.  I would be in the middle of saying something and all of a sudden (clot!) have to stop because a wad of throat crud got caught in my vocal cords .  This happened over and over again.  And my vo ... Read on »
Trach zapped (again), infection clearing up, no doctor. migrated to new server, throat oddity, and new business cards! by Strapples Patient Expert Posted Fri 25 Mar 2011 12:00am Zapped and healing up. Steroid and Antibiotic Well well well, looks like I found some easily zappable granulation tissue on my trach site and so I took the silver nitrate to it like dad did. My trach feels much better. The infection is clearing up. Which I am really happy about. I bought more Silver Nitrate over the counter a ... Read on »
Weird Sounds — From My Throat! by Bill S. Health Maven Posted Fri 05 Mar 2010 5:48am It’s early in the morning.  I’m laying on my left side.  Comfortable.  Not quite asleep, but not quite awake.  I notice a sound. “heeeeeeeeeeeeeeee.  heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee.” It’s a high-pitched, melodious sort of whistling sound. “heeeeeeeeeeeeeeee.  heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee.” And it’s coming from my throat.  Every time I exhale. “h ... Read on »
My Favorite Natural Sore Throat Cures: Sore Throat Remedy by Alexandra Jamieson Posted Tue 18 Dec 2012 12:41pm This is an ancient Japanese remedy for quickly alkalizing the blood and is
useful for all sorts of conditions: Feel a cold, sore throat, or flu coming on?  Drink a cup
 of this.  I’m drinking it today on the couch with my kitty and sore throat: It makes a great hangover remedy too…I’ve heard. As odd as this drink may seem for ... Read on »
Common Causes Of A Sore Throat Soothing A Sore Throat by Bill .. Posted Thu 14 May 2009 4:39pm A sore throat may have many causes and it is important to find the right sore throat remedy for the particular condition that you have. Common Causes Of A Sore Throat Laryngitis: inflammation of the larynx. This usually results in losing your voice. Tonsillitis: inflammation of the tonsils. Common in children. Mononucleosis or gland ... Read on »
Is That Scratchy Throat Really A Cold? The Case Against Strep Throat (Part 1) by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 17 Jun 2010 5:55am Here's a typical patient that I see 2-3 time every day in my practice: A young woman comes in complaining of waking up Sunday morning with a sore and scratchy throat. She thinks she may have caught her husband's cold, since she is also experiencing some sweats, low-grade fever and unrefreshing sleep. I ask repeatedly if she did something out of ... Read on »