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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 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 »
Under Diagnosed Thyroid Disorders ~ Learning Disabilities ~ Fibromyalgia by Mandy .. Patient Expert 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I have been working on this post since last week. I am beginning to think that maybe ... 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 »
Physicians And Hospitals Rating System by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine This morning on CNN, Dr. Gupta, did a story on rating doctors and hospitals. I think this is a great idea. In the past, I have always used BCBS since that ... Read on »
Medical Googlers – Is There Really A Need For Them? by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Recently, I was sent an email about an article from Time magazine’s medical writer, Dr. Scott Haig. In the article “ When the Patient Is a Googler ,” he complai ... Read on »
Parkinson's Disease ~ Back to the Future by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine This is my first guest post for Mandy, the original Texas Medical Freak! I'm honored to be a member of Friends of Mandy! - I was trained at the Mayo Clinic, and h ... 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 »
Tonsillectomies, Tonsils And Strep Throat by Mandy .. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It is strep throat season and long gone are the days when doctors scheduled Tonsillectomies on a regular basis. Being a mother of three children, I have seen my fil ... Read on »
Medical Deduction Tips ~ Tax Season Is Upon Us… by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Tax season is upon us and for those of us with chronic illnesses; we may or may not be able to claim medical expenses. For the fortunate people without brain fo ... 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 »
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 »
New Social Bookmark Exchange by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Yesterday I found a new place to get traffic and money. It is called ClipBook and it has just launched. After being completely disgusted with BlogRush and BlogExplo ... Read on »
Stem Cells 101 by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine What’s the deal with stem cells anyway? Stem cells are special body cells that have the potential to become one of many different types of organs or tissues ... Read on »