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When to Suspect Lyme by Dr. Virginia S. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 10:49am The most useful diagnostic reference: the “Bible” of Lyme medical literature. by John Bleiweiss, MD. The When To Suspect Lyme Disease essay: This essay, written by John D. Bleiweiss, M.D., in April, 1994 is very long, but also very comprehensive and helpful. Any doctor checking for Lyme disease would do well to read this essay first; any ... Read on »
Trick of the Trade: Check pupillary constriction with ultrasound by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Wed 06 Apr 2011 12:00am In some trauma patients with head and face trauma, you will need to check their pupillary response to light. Severe periorbital and eyelid swelling, however, make this difficult. You want to minimize multiple attempts to retract the eyelids because of the risk of a ruptured globe. What's a minimally painful and traumatic way to che ... Read on »
When To Suspect Lyme Disease by Marjorie Tietjen Posted Fri 26 Jun 2009 7:10pm By John D. Bleiweiss, M.D. Traditionally, the public has been advised to suspect Lyme (LD) if a round or oval, expanding, red rash develops 3-32 days after a deer tick bite associated with or followed by a flu-like illness. This limited description will apply to only some cases. About 50% of patients do not recall one or more of tick bit ... Read on »
EVALUATING YOUR PET'S CONDITION by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 28 Apr 2013 12:00am EOB-1.... OK, now, pay attention!  If you've been reading this blog for long enough, you know that Helpful Buckeye has stressed repeatedly that a pet owner needs to be familiar with the habits and appearance of their dog or cat.  That is one of the most reliable ways to be able to tell when something just isn't right with t ... Read on »
My Emergency Rescue Protocol for Puffy-Eyed Mornings When I Wake Up Feeling Like Crap by Tera W. Patient Expert Posted Tue 13 Mar 2012 6:51pm Raw Food Recipes Raw Food Health Green Smoothies Tera Tidbits Success Stories Raw Food for Women Raw Food for Kids Raw Food for Men Natural Beauty Care Uncategorized WISH Summit 3 Weight Loss Secrets Jenny Craig & Weight Watcher ... Read on »
WORKING TOWARD THE HEALTHY CAT by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 15 Apr 2012 12:00am OK, even though this whole issue of Questions On Dogs and Cats is devoted to cats, what does this breed of dog have to do with the lead news story of April 15, 2012?  The lead news story of April 15, 2012 is about the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic (April 15, 1912) and the dog in question is a...Pomeranian.  According ... Read on »
Fellow Fighter Sandra by megse5 Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Apr 2009 2:45pm 2 Comments My name is Sandi. I am now a 33 year mother of four. Starting sometime in 2003 or 2004 I began having *issues*. They were really what I considered fairly minor in the beginning. My family and I moved into a pretty big house. It was a beautiful house but it was an older house with what I considered a fair amount of dust in it so I wasn't too sur ... Read on »
A new car or a boob job? by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 10:02pm by Brett Blumenthal My heart goes out to the family of 18 year old Stephanie Kuleba, who died Saturday, 24 hours following breast surgery. Doctors believe she died as a result of a rare reaction to anesthesia called malignant hyperthermia.  Although Stephanie’s surgery was considered corrective, aimed at fixing an inverted nipple and asymme ... Read on »
Ignorance of a Plaque. Conclusion. by NatashaCall Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 10:06pm Concluding from the past two Fridays, the following is information regarding a report written by Dr. Scott Taylor called "Lyme Disease (Borreliosis), A Plague of Ignorance Regarding the Ignorance of a Plague". The more research I do, the more I come into contact with interesting bits of information that I can relate to my own experien ... Read on »
Skin Rash: Skin rashes are common and due to many factors ranging from serious diseases or allergic by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 3:39pm Skin rashes come in all shapes and sizes and have many different causes, ranging from an allergic reactions to rashes caused from bites and stings. Skin rashes are mostly temporary and self-limiting and with a little tender love and care, most skin rashes can be treated quickly and easily. However, there are some medical conditions that presen ... Read on »