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Feb 16 2012 Never too Old to learn by Roxlyn Facebook Posted Fri 17 Feb 2012 12:08am One is never too old to learn more or have new experiences. Last week for the first time in my 73 years,  I was "acting chief"… I presided as a Vice President over an executive meeting... and surprise, it was easy... because, it was a telephone conference call. What a difference that makes not having folks stare at you. I think I did OK and two ... Read on »
Feels Like a Punch in the Throat by Bill S. Health Maven Posted Mon 15 Mar 2010 12:22pm This is really getting ridiculous. It doesn’t matter that I’ve given up smoking cigars. It doesn’t matter that I don’t ingest phlegm-producing stuff like milk or ice cream after 4 pm. Nothing I do seems to matter. Every night.  Every single night.  About an hour before bedtime, my trachea and larynx feel like they’re filling up ... Read on »
Structural Disorders of Esophagus by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm DYSPHAGIA Dysphagia, a common symptom in those with esophageal disorders,may arise from a multitude of causes. Dysphagia ordifficulty swallowing refers a sensation of impairment of the normalprogression of the bolus from the mouth into the stomach. Dysphagiashould be distinguished from odynophagia or pain upon swallowing. ... Read on »
Swallowing Disorder: More Common Than You Think by Francine H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 18 Sep 2013 12:00am Everyone can swallow, right? Even babies. Wrong. It turns out swallowing is an intricate, difficult series of very small actions that depend on the tongue, the , the , and the . It’s a combination of reflexive muscular actions.  I have a dear friend who has been in the hospital for two months for something totally different, but one of the gat ... Read on »
Symptoms and Diagnosis of Lung Disorders by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert Posted Thu 23 Apr 2009 5:25pm The MERCK Manual of Medical Information-Second Home Edition Among the most common symptoms of lung disorders are cough, shortness of breath (dyspnea), and wheezing. Less commonly, a blockage in the airways between the mouth and lungs results in a gasping sound when breathing (stridor). Problems in the lungs can also lead to coughing up ... Read on »
Adult acquired speech, language and swallowing disorders by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 11 Jan 2012 9:13am This article discusses speech and language disorders present as a result of a brain injury or progressiveContinuously increasing in extent or severity. neurological Associated with the nervous system and the brain. disorder. This will be of help to anyone whose friend or relative is ... Read on »
The List of Celiac Problems is LONG… by Eileen Simpson Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Oct 2009 8:14pm It speaks for itself…this is why we confuse Doctors Here is the list of over 300 Signs, Symptoms, Associated Disorders and Complications directly or indirectly resulting from celiac disease. We were the first to present this information in our comprehensive book, “Recognizing Celiac Disease.” This list is now being ... Read on »
Strep Throat (Group A Streptococci Infections) by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm 3 Comments Signs and Symptoms Approximately 15% of children who have a sore throat and fever are infected by Group A streptococci. When Group A streptococci infect the throat, they cause pharyngitis, which is a painful inflammation of the throat (pharynx). Swallowing may become so painful that the child has difficulty eating. A child with strep phary ... Read on »
Nutrition and Dental Health, Part II -Celiac Disease and Dental Abnormalities by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 25 Feb 2009 4:49pm In my last blog I discussed the importance of nutrition for dental health and how poor eating habits can harm your teeth. Certain conditions such as celiac disease can also negatively impact oral health -particularly when they go undiagnosed. Celiac disease, which affects approximately 1% of the US population (or 1 in 133 persons) is an au ... Read on »
Natural Cure For Strep Throat by Carolin K. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 03 Jul 2009 1:39pm 2 Comments Strep throat often affects children and teenagers but adults may also get the disease. Its symptoms include redness and swelling of the throat and tonsils, sometimes accompanied by fever. Wikipedia defines strep throat this way: Streptococcal pharyngitis or streptococcal sore throat ( strep throat ) is a form of group A streptococcal inf ... Read on »