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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 »
Health Tips for April 16 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm Health Tip: Having High Blood Pressure Having high blood pressure puts you at higher-than-normal risk of heart disease and stroke, among other medical problems. Here are risk factors that may make you more likely to develop high blood pressure, courtesy of the American Heart Association: * Being significantly overweight or obese. ... 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 »
Half Marathon Recap by Laurenf1022 Posted Mon 16 May 2011 10:09pm Sorry this took so long, but I was waiting foreverrrr for my mom to email me race pictures she took of me. It also felt nice to finish the semester + my race that I was just taking a break from everything and relaxing! I woke up at 6 on Saturday morning ready to run, had a pre-race breakfast, and got to the race around 7:30 (it was only 15 ... Read on »
Appendicitis Without the Appendix? Maybe its Stump Appendicitis by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted Thu 10 Mar 2011 7:27pm Removal of the appendix (appendectomy) is one of the most commonly performed surgeries in the United States, with >250,000 performed annually. Stump appendicitis is an acute inflammation of the residual appendix, and is an under-reported complication that can occur after open or laparoscopic appendectomy. Stump appendicitis results from obstruc ... Read on »
The Little Appendix That Couldn’t by Alex @ Raw Recovery Posted Sun 07 Oct 2012 9:16pm On Tuesday night as I settled down to watch one of my favorite shows, Private Practice,  I struggled to find a comfortable position on the couch because my stomach was starting to hurt.  That’s nothing new for me.  I’ve had chronic stomach problems my whole life that only went away during and after my sickest times in my eating disorder (n ... Read on »
Both Sides of the Fence: A Strategic Review of Chronic Wasting Disease by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 20 Feb 2009 5:33pm Both Sides of the Fence: A Strategic Review of Chronic Wasting Disease Management Costs and Benefits A Report Prepared for the Canadian Wildlife Federation by Dr. Paul C. James Research Fellow, Canadian Plains Research Center, University of Regina October 2008 This analysis by Dr. Paul James, Research Fellow, Canadian Plains Res ... Read on »
About Appendicitis by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 1 Comment General Info about Appendicitis The vermifom appendix or appendix in short, is a small part of the bowel or intestine. It is situated on the right side of the abdomen at the junction of the small and large intestines . It is a small narrow sac approximately 10 cm long and 1 cm wide. The appendix is a vestigial organ, that is, it serv ... Read on »
An Appendix-less Holiday & A Second Trip To The ER… by WithASideOfHope Posted Thu 29 Dec 2011 11:40am Good Morning!  Wow, has it honestly been a week since I last posted on here?  That is the absolute longest I have gone without posting.  I have felt really bad about it but I haven’t exactly been feeling my best.  I have had a very rough weekend and rough couple of days for sure.  I’ve been in a ton of pain and have been trying to recover smoot ... Read on »
Appendix Pain - Is It Serious?!? by jpemagine Posted Tue 11 Oct 2011 7:28am Whenever you initially start to feel appendix pain, the appendix pain starts about the navel region of the belly or within the epigastria. The discomfort may then shift to the lower right side of your abdomen. The pain in the abdomen may possibly turn out to be sharper when the irritation worsens.  It is important to be aware or and recognize t ... Read on »