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Do I hear someone coughing or a seal calling a mate? by Allison Ward Patient Expert Posted Tue 29 Dec 2009 12:00am I am in the midst of a bad coughing fit. I am so tired and crawled in bed to try and get some rest. As soon as I laid back down I started coughing. It is a terrible sounding cough - a cross between a hacking cough, a wheeze and a seal mating call. One of my friends asked me if I arch my neck like the seals do when calling to a mate. ... Read on »
Psychosomatic Blindness? by Francine R. Patient Expert Posted Wed 05 Nov 2008 6:07pm As I have mentioned in previous posts, this school year, Micah has developed a strong case of psychosomatic asthma. He frequently labors to draw in a breath. This only occurs when he is resting, NOT during exertion. The pediatrician can find nothing wrong. Peak-flow is excellent, lungs are clear, etc. So we have told him to use some ... Read on »
PFO and CardioSeal info by David D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 29 Sep 2008 5:40pm Source: Patent Foramen Ovale Your septum The septum is the muscular wall separating the heart into the left and right sides. The atrial septum is the wall separating the atria (the two upper chambers). The ventricular septum is the wall separating ... Read on »
Is it Tuesday already by runnermaybe Posted Tue 08 Nov 2011 12:07pm Monday was a wash for me. Usually Monday's are great, I get up early and head to Spin and just start off my week with in amazing first workout. This Monday was not like that at all. Instead I woke up dragging booty because I spent 6 hours sleeping in a twin bed with my daughter.  Rewind a bit, at around midnight Sunday night my daughter woke up c ... Read on »
Wow. I Think I Just Stopped Croup Dead in Its Tracks…Naturally. by Mare Posted Sat 04 Aug 2012 3:10pm A couple days before my daughter’s birthday, she developed croup again. Good timing, little Apple! This time, the ringing, seal-like cough was unmistakable. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, then you know I’m an old hand at croup, as this is my 7th or 8th tour of duty. I’ve lost count of all the times I’ve sat in the bathroom holding he ... Read on »
First Post of 2012 by Kara Douglass Thom Patient Expert Posted Mon 02 Jan 2012 12:00am Me and my sister, Erin, after climbing to the North Peak of the Franklin Mountains in El Paso, Tx., on Dec. 30, her 40th birthday. Good bye 2011! My mother-in-law gave me a six-word memoir calendar for Christmas. Each day showcases someone's six-word memoir and it encourages you to write your own six words each day. ... Read on »
A rainy DNS and 2000 meters by Chic Runner Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Mar 2010 8:33am So this weekend I woke up Saturday morning and heard it pouring rain. Not just pitter patter, little drizzle here and there. No, this rain was like down-pouring going to flood the area my car was parked rain. Again. I seriously haven’t ever seen it rain this much or this hard so much pretty much my entire in my life. I got ready for the 5k and ... Read on »
I’ve Been Good! by Chic Runner Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Nov 2010 12:12pm This morning I was still a little sick from working over Thanksgiving so I haven’t gotten much running in lately. With a congested nose and seal like cough, I know it’s my best interest to get better asap. Turkey Trot went great. It was a cold and long 48 hours of being awake, but I made it through with no tears. At certain point ... Read on »
Measure It Monday by Emily Posted Mon 21 Mar 2011 12:00am It’s hard to measure where I am in my sickness because my symptoms keep changing.  I feel much more perky but my congestion and seal-cough continue.  I would say I’m 2-3 days from well?  Hopefully! One vestige of deathly sickness that remains is my complete and total lack of interest in breakfast.  As a future RD I know the morning mea ... Read on »
Health Tips for January 17 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Sat 17 Jan 2009 1:53am Health Tip: Signs of Ovulation If you're trying to get pregnant, it's important to know when you're ovulating. Here are common signs that may indicate ovulation, courtesy of the American Pregnancy Association: A change in cervical fluid appearance. During or just before ovulation, cervical fluid usually takes on the appearance of egg ... Read on »