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Another Ped Endo Bites The Dust ... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 9:53pm Another Ped Endo Bites The Dust Well I took the kids to meet a new pediatric endocrinologist today only to have it go horribly horribly wrong. :( When I called and set up the appointment in the first place I asked specifically if the doctor had ever had a patient with MEN2a and was informed that he had but it had been awhile. This is part of ... Read on »
Puberty and Down Syndrome ~ Part 1 by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted Mon 15 Jun 2009 4:16pm The past few months, I have been suspecting it. I wasn't sure if I was right, but the constant daily appearance of what appeared to be acne on Gabi's face was leading me to believe she was entering puberty. At first, I was in denial. "Where is this rash coming from?" It was better on the days that I used Phisoderm on her face. Then, one day fa ... Read on »
Breathing Lessons for Sleep Apnea Sufferers by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 14 Jan 2010 10:40am Proper breathing is fundamental to good health and vitality. It's also the most basic physiologic function that we must do to survive. Improper breathing can lead to illness, disease, and ultimately, death. Ancient Hindu cultures recognized this basic principle and developed very sophisticated breathing techniques that we now realize are scient ... Read on »
Starting to be normal... by The Body Chronic .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 6:28pm This article from the LA Times, reprinted below, talks about how girls are going through puberty earlier and earlier. A girl going through puberty at 8 or 9 is no longer abnormal. Guess I'm just ahead of my time. I truly think this is related to PCOS and insulin resistance. There's something in our environment or our diet that was ... Read on »
I am woman hear me...cluck... by Kathleen L. Posted Sat 18 Jan 2014 7:00am ~"There is no such thing as a normal life.  There is only life."~ Anne Rice-The Wolves of Midwinter    I just don"t understand why, but whenever I happen to mention that I have chickens, most people like to tell me how stupid they are.   "Oh, you have chickens?"  "Yes!  I love my chickens!" "They are so stupid!" "What do you mean? They ... Read on »
High-Fat Diet During Puberty Might Increase Breast Cancer Risk by Aaron Tabor Medical Doctor Posted Fri 10 Sep 2010 7:23am Puberty is a critical developmental stage of life during which many changes take place, including changes in breast tissue.  Breast tissue changes include the development and growth of ducts and glandular tissue, structures that can be sensitive to many environmental and dietary factors. New breast cancer research from Michigan State Univers ... Read on »
Sharing My Feelings Exactly by maeflye Posted Sun 22 Mar 2009 12:00am Brenda, the Adoption Counselor, blogged yesterday about adopting teens . Families that I have been working with lately think I am nuts when I start to talk about them the kind of child would be a good match for them. They always begin with the "younger is better" philosophy and I do my best to present both sides. There is something positi ... Read on »
Epileptiphobia : \ˈe-pə-ˌlep-sē-ˈti-ˈfō-bē-ə\ by Single Dad Posted Mon 21 Jun 2010 8:30pm Epileptiphobia: an exaggerated usually inexplicable and illogical fear of seizures, typically those occurring in a loved one Pearlsky’s first neurologist was (not) affectionately known around here as Dr. Doom (seriously). We did a nationwide search for the best neurologist for microcephaly and found the editor of some fancy shmancy medical ... Read on »
Minimizing the Fog, Maximizing the Smiles by Ashley's Mom Patient Expert Posted Thu 06 Oct 2011 12:00am Ashley’s semiannual visit with her neurologist this week went very well. I was very excited to tell him about weaning Ashley off two of her meds – the two that in my opinion have the worst side effects. She had been on Risperdal since early elementary school – about 11 years. Initially it was prescribed to help with self-injurious behav ... Read on »
Obese Children Struggle With Joint Pain: Study by HealthFinder Posted Thu 01 Nov 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink Experts say vicious cycle of inactivity, poor diet set overweight kids up for arthritis as adults. By Mary Brophy Marcus HealthDay R ... Read on »