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Saturday by bbubblyb Patient Expert Posted Sat 05 Feb 2011 9:19am I didn't realize so many days had went by since I had posted. I'm doing ok. Still feeling ok mentally and physically. I took another shower on Thursday. My skin is still so dry, I've never seen dry skin like this. Mike and I were laughing about it when he helped take off my compression garment. I told him to stop making me laugh because my ... Read on »
Traveling this Summer? Watch Out for the 'Economy Class Syndrome' by Paty M Posted Tue 03 Jul 2012 4:34am If you're traveling economy class this summer, you gotta know more about Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), also known as Economy Class Syndrome (ECS)! According to the WHO, 3 to 5 % of those who travel economy class for long hours increase their risk of developing DVT.  So what is DVT? It's the formation of blood clots in the lower li ... Read on »
Sunday by bbubblyb Patient Expert Posted Sun 13 Feb 2011 5:16pm I had a good weekend so far. Yesterday evening I made the decision to get out of the compression garment. The doctor had said at 4 weeks I could switch to spanx or something less binding. I had something that wasn't spanx (have that coming this week from a girlfriend) but looked like it would work. From just above the knee to below the breast. ... Read on »
Shammi Kapoor speaks about his battle with the little-known disease by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:00am By: Hemal Ashar Date: 2009-08-06 Place: Mumbai Celebrities are notorious for keeping their guard up, not letting the world see that their star (literally) has dimmed, that they are human after all. So former star Shammi Kapoor deserves a double yahoo for letting his defences down and giving the world a peek into his frailties. ... Read on »
Why am I tripping myself up? by Riva G. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:06am I haven't mentioned it before but 5 weeks ago I hurt my ankle. Really hurt it. I either tore a tendon, tore a ligament or have a severe stress fracture. Although I've been to my podiatrist twice now, the diagnosis is still unclear. The X-ray showed no break and while the doc didn't feel I needed an MRI, I figured if my insurance paid for it I did ... Read on »
Chronic Venous Insufficiency Treatments to Reduce Swelling in Legs, Ankles and Calves that Helps Health Leg Ulcers at Healthy Be by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 21 Feb 2013 8:08am Many of our lymphedema cases at Healthy Being Wellness Center involve Chronice Venous Insufficiency (CVI). We often see immediate and long lasting effects from our lymphedema treatments for these cases as the therapy reduces the burden on the vascular system. In Chronic Venous Insufficieny, the venous system fails to return sufficient b ... Read on »
Two Years!!! by Shelley B. Patient Expert Posted Fri 14 May 2010 3:00am My, how time flies! I can't believe that today marks my second Diet-and-Blog-iversary!!! Yes folks, on May 14, 2008, I started what I hoped would be my final journey into weight loss. Never did I think that a mere two years later, I would weigh 105 pounds less, easily fit into size 8 pants and medium tops, consider fruit and veggies a staple i ... Read on »
Thigh Muscle Pain by Shilah C. Azib Posted Sun 19 Sep 2010 4:11pm Muscle Strain and Pain Thigh Muscle Pain originates from Muscle strains. This is also called as a pull or tear. It is frequent among those who participate in sports. The hamstring and quadriceps muscles cross both the hip and knee joints and are more susceptible to muscle strains. When a muscle is over stretched, the muscle fibe ... Read on »
One Week and Counting by Greg Gilbert Posted Mon 10 Aug 2009 4:32pm It has been a little over a week and things are getting better and better every day! My bruise is getting smaller and smaller. Instead of beinga deep dark purple my side is now turning a weird yellow color. My incision is looking good as well. I don't notice any infection or redness. It also looks gross but I think it is healing nicely. ... Read on »
OPERATION BIS & THIGHS in full swing! by Raechelle Posted Mon 03 Aug 2009 12:00am Yesterday I charted, plotted, calculated & logged in order to come up with an 8 wk program I’m really pleased with. This is the start of “operation bis & thighs”…increase bicep size, decrease and lean out thighs. As well as increasing my workout intensity and upping the bar on my cardio (ie treadmill intervals & plyometrics), I’m cutti ... Read on »