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Sticking It to Burning Mouth Syndrome by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted Wed 13 Mar 2013 10:34am One thing can be said for medical and dental terms that come directly from Greek and Latin: as serious as they may sound, they seldom gross you out the way a description can. “Oral myiasis,” for instance, is a heck of a lot nicer to think about than “fly larvae feasting on your spit and the soft tissues of your mouth.” So maybe if we cal ... Read on »
Burning Mouth Syndrome by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Mon 09 Jul 2012 10:02pm Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is a painful, frustrating condition often described as a scalding sensation in the tongue, lips, palate, or throughout the mouth. Although BMS can affect anyone, it occurs most commonly in middle-aged or older women. BMS often occurs with a range of medical and dental conditions, from nutriti ... Read on »
Menopause Strikes Another Match - Burning Mouth Syndrome by Lynette Sheppard Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 14 May 2009 4:35pm The sheer number of atrocities and indignities visited upon menopausal women is legion. Among the Venuses, we thought we d pretty much experienced them all: hot flashes, night sweats, tender tatas, dry skin, eyes, and hair, emotional roller coaster rides, memory loss, fatigue, weight gain and more. We literally thought that nothing the big M ... Read on »
Burning mouth syndrome by Dr. Alexander Mauskop Medical Doctor Posted Wed 11 Jul 2012 9:20pm Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) affects over a million Americans. It has no known cause or otherwise it would not be called a syndrome. For example, burning pain in the mouth due to chemotherapy damage to the mouth lining is called oral mucositis. This condition is not related to migraines, but just like with migraines, three times as many women s ... Read on »
AN OVERVIEW OF REFLUX OESOPHAGITIS by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Reflux oesophagitis, also known as gastrooesophageal reflux disease (GERD), occurs when the lower oesophageal sphincter (LES) does not close properly and stomach contents leak back, or reflux, into the oesophagus. The LES is a ring of muscle at the bottom of the oesophagus that acts like a valve between the oesophagus and stomach. The oesop ... Read on »
HEARTBURN (REFLUX OESOPHAGITIS) by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Gastrooesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, occurs when the lower oesophageal sphincter (LES) does not close properly and stomach contents leak back, or reflux, into the oesophagus. The LES is a ring of muscle at the bottom of the oesophagus that acts like a valve between the oesophagus and stomach. The oesophagus carries food from the mouth ... Read on »
The single WORST holiday hazard? Deadly electric cords! by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Fri 17 Dec 2010 3:43pm I feel well-justified in reprising the overworked subject of holiday hazards, given the plight of yesterday's patient: one near-dead kitten whose attack on Christmas tree lighting occasioned his need for critical care. It was bad. So bad we're still calling it a 50-50 case. As in, an equal chance of recovery … or not.   None of which shoul ... Read on »
HOLIDAY STRESS...AND VOMITING??? by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 16 Dec 2012 12:00am Ah, yes, the holidays are upon us in full swing and will be going strong for more than two weeks yet.  All you have to do is look around you, talk to your friends, and see how busy your own calendar has become...to realize that the holidays are full of stress.  If you think you've been "stressed out" by all that activity, can you ... Read on »
Holiday Pet Hazards by Matt FM. Patient Expert Posted Wed 09 Dec 2009 12:01pm I'm sure there are a ton of these type of articles across the web, but it never hurts to be reminded of potential issues with pets during this time of year. This is from an article posted on MSN.com. Decorations, candies, flowers, and plants can cause serious harm to animals. Here, 5 to watch out for. By Justine Lee, DVM, DACVECC, Preventio ... Read on »