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Crohn's disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What Is Crohn's Disease? Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines. It primarily causes ulcerations of the small and large intestines, but can affect the digestive system anywhere from the mouth to the anus. It is named after the physician who described the disease in 1932. It also is called granulomatous enter ... Read on »
Why Everyone with ME/CFS or FM Should Be Evaluated for Tick Infections by Sue J. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 14 Jun 2014 1:42pm That's a pretty sweeping statement I made in the title to this post, isn't it? I certainly didn't start out with that point of view. I used to mentally roll my eyes at people who seemed to see Lyme disease everywhere they looked. But, over the years, I've met and heard from dozens and dozens and dozens of people who were originally diagnosed with ... Read on »
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 »
The Pillaging Of Personalities: Our Lost Kids Are Being Highjacked By Spirochetes by Dr. Virginia S. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:13am The Lyme Times Volume 32 by Virginia T. Sherr, MD Opening the door of my office one day in May 2001, I stepped back in surprise. The teenager standing there wore a brilliant orange, neck-to-foot jumpsuit. There were shackles with chains between her wrists and she was hobbled by more chains between ... 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 »
Years to diagnose Lupus? by Lupus Adventurer Posted Tue 23 Nov 2010 12:00am Diagnosis - Lupus Diagnosis – Lupus.  However, it took over 30 years before I had a partial diagnosis, and over 40 years before getting the ”rest of the story.”  Over the years, my family doctor saw a string of seemingly unrelated medical symptoms and blips eventually pointing to lupus. From the very beginning, signs of lupus in ... Read on »
Lyme Disease Symptom Checklist by Bryan R. Patient Expert Posted Wed 30 Nov 2011 7:42pm LYME DISEASE SYMPTOM CHECKLIST James Schaller, M.D., M.A.R. The following checklist is not meant to be complete or authoritative. Information about Lyme disease is constantly emerging and changing. Therefore any checklist is intended for use as a starting point. In traditional medicine, a physician performs a complete history and physical. ... Read on »
Kidney Disease — A Quiet, Sneaky Epidemic. Are You At Risk? by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted Thu 08 May 2014 1:17pm By Bob Aronson As I did the research for this blog, I “Cherry Picked” information from a great many sources.  I am not a medical professional, but made every effort to ensure that the information I used came from experts.  I have identified sources where possible.  This is a blog, it is made up of a good many opinions.  You should no ... Read on »
Arrowe Park Hospital is history – before they actually do kill me… by Ron Patient Expert Posted Tue 24 Jul 2012 11:33am After 4 days taking the beta-blocker, Nebivolol, in conjunction with a calcium-channel blocker, Adizem (Diltiazem), a potentially risky combination in itself, never mind the damage wrought by Nebivolol on its own (which, I admit, started well, but rapidly got worse), I now find myself back to exactly where I was 18 months ago, with my legs and ... Read on »
ARE YOU & YOUR PETS READY? by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 01 Apr 2012 12:00am What's that???  Oh, no, it's a tick!  And this is only March!  This past winter was, by all accounts, a much milder one than most throughout much of the USA.  As a result, springtime seemed to arrive somewhat sooner as well.  We've all enjoyed the early blooming flowers but, it has also has become evident that we're going to be experienci ... Read on »