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Mandy .. Patient Expert

Dallas, Texas
I am stay-at-home moms who, in the past nine years have been diagnosed with a potpourri of disorders and illnesses. It has taken until the past four years to get most of my diagnoses. After going to countless doctors and mainly just getting strange looks, my mother-in-law suggested that I start a... Full Bio
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A great idea that I received from one of my eBay friends by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine When you are making out your Christmas card list this year, please include the following: A Recovering American Soldier c/o WalterReedArmyMedicalCent ... Read on »
A Mothers View On Autism And Michael Savage by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Last night, I had trouble sleeping so I came down to watch some TV. While flipping through 500+ channels of nothing, I came across the Larry King show. Midway through ... Read on »
A news article I found on CFS and FM and other vitamin info by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine This morning while looking for news articles on CFS and FM, I ran across an article on the use of magnesium for muscle spasms. I have been taking magnesium since I ... Read on »
Answer To A Question About My "MIT Reverses Autism In Mice" Post by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Here is the question, “Is it possible to be slightly autistic? I always thought autism is a severe problem, nothing mild about it.” To answer your question, yes ... Read on »
Arte Y Pico Award by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Recently, Sue from Creaky Easel nominated me for the Arte Y Pico award. If you have not been to the Creaky Easel, you really need to go. Sue has some wonder art work! ... Read on »
Auricular Biomagnets ~ To Quit Smoking by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine As you may know, I am in the process of trying to quit smoking. I ordered some of the Auricular Biomagnets from eBay, called Zero-Smoke. I have been using them sinc ... Read on »
Autism Reading Program by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine We have a son with Autism; he was in school here in Texas for 5 years. He is high functioning and is verbal. Yet, the school's (he attended 9 schools here) here in ... Read on »
Autism Speaks And Five for Fighting Raising Awareness by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Yesterday while doing my daily blog reads, I came across a great post on “All the world’s a stage” about a Five for Fighting donating to Autism Speaks. As man ... Read on »
Chocoholics Rejoice! by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Today is National WearRedDay ... Read on »
Closer to Curing Parkinson's Disease by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine In previous posts I talked about stem cells, what they are, where we can get them, and what they might be able to do. One of the many great expectations is that medica ... Read on »
Cryoablation ~ One Week Out by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine So far, no regrets on getting the croablation done. Still having a few cramps but, nothing like last week. Hopefully this will help my cycles, and with th ... Read on »
Fat Cat Super Tuesday by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Today is Fat Tuesday and Super Tuesday, hence “Fat Cat Super Tuesday.” Today’s topic is the cost of health care. The cost of health care in the US has gotten way ... Read on »
Feeling Like Menopause In Your 30's and 40's by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Recently, I went to our family doctor and asked again "why do I feel like I am going through menopause?" Even though, my lab work shows that I am not? I have menopaus ... Read on »
Flu And Cold Season Is Here…Now Odie Is Working Over Time by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine For days my allergies have been driving me crazy. My nose has been all stopped up, itchy and watery eyes. Then, Tuesday night my youngest came down with a sore th ... Read on »
Food For Thought by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Recently, on Larry King Live, Larry did an interview with a death row inmate named Damien Echols. Fifteen years ago, Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley ... Read on »
Freaky Friday Medical Fact ~ Thyroid Cancer by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Freaky Friday Medical Fact ~ Thyroid January is thyroid awareness month. For my first “Freaky Friday Medical Fact” I chose these interesting facts ab ... Read on »
Freaky Friday ~ Dealing With Crazy Neighbors by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I have not done a “Freaky Friday” post in quite a while. Recently, I was invited to be a featured blogger on Wellsphere.com when they ran across my Freaky Friday ~ Wil ... Read on »
Freaky Friday ~ Will Wonders Never Cease by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I have posted before that every time that I go to the doctor, I get a new diagnosis. Well, earlier this week I went to the doctor to see about my fibroid issue. I was ... Read on »
Great OnLine Support Groups by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I have been away since Christmas, things have been a bit crazy but that is for another post. I have been spending a lot of time at the above website MDJunction. ... Read on »
Great way to promote your blog by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Recently, I another blogspot blogger sent me information on Entrecard. I checked into it and now I am hooked! My traffic has increased dramatically. It is a great ... Read on »