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tdonohue Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook

Charlottesville, Virginia
Tom Donohue, thirty-three-year-old, son, brother and uncle of three, is the founder director of Who's Positive, a group of individuals infected, affected, sharing real stories about real people with a real commitment to humanizing HIV through firsthand accounts of young adults living with HIV. Since finding out about his own HIV-positive status in October 2003, Tom has dedicated his life to...

Lisa R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven

Detroit, Michigan
Lisa Robertson is a freelance writer specializing in health. She works at providing information to the community on Fibromyalgia and hosts her own blog on the topic. Currently she is a staff writer for several publications and is volunteering her time to Charity Music Inc. To read more by Lisa Robertson visit: Detroit Disease Examiner

David L. Patient ExpertHealth Maven

Thailand
Hi - I'm 64 and retired to Thailand 6 years ago. At university I studied Behavioural Science and in due course earned a PhD. However, rather than pursue an academic career, I expanded my interest in Eastern cultures and philosophies, by travelling extensively and learning Meditation under the guidance of different "Masters." For over 30 years I've been teaching Meditation to groups and...
Communities: Meditation

marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven

Specialty: registered dietitian (RD)
United States
In my 30-year career as a medical group administrator, meeting over 100,000 patients, I observed that the great majority of illnesses could be avoided or treated by proper nutrition alone. The "obesity epidemic" writing was on the wall, and I decided to do something about it. I went back to school, got a degree in nutrition, got licensed as a registered dietitian, and started to...

Keli Roberts Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook

California
Keli Roberts is the recipient of the 2003 IDEA International Fitness Instructor of the Year award, 2003 OBOW ECA award for Best Use of Equipment, 2005 for Best Female Presenter and 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award. Keli is also a Fitness Hall of Fame 2007 inductee. Keli is an ACE Continuing Education Provider who is known world wide for her award winning DVDs, books and training seminars. Keli...
Communities: Exercise

Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven

Hopatcong, New Jersey
I have been suffering with Migraine disease since I was 13 years old. I went undiagnosed until I was about 24, when my Migraines got out of control. I found a wonderful site and forum, My Migraine Connection, where I met with one of the top patient advocates in the country, Miss Teri Robert. I read her book, Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches and it changed my life. I now have the...

Al and Pala Health Maven

Canada
    Al Link and Pala Copeland are relationship and sexuality mentors. Our Tantric sacred sexuality practice dates back to 1987 (over 20 years). We have been sharing our knowledge and experience with others in writing, speaking, workshops, and personal coaching since 1997. Our work and our passion is to help others learn how to create love for a lifetime together,...
Communities: Relationships & Sex

Spirited Lady Living Health MavenFacebook

Coeur d Alene, Idaho
I suffered from and eating disorder for many years. My intention now is to become an eating disorder recovery coach. Here is a short story of my journey. My ed started in about 4th or 5th grade after another one of our moves. I started spending all my allowance on candy and stashing it in my room. I also started playing sick from school so I could stay home and eat while everyone was gone....
Communities: Eating Disorders
Goals: Eat healthy

Molly Patient Expert

Portland, Oregon
In early 2005, I was 28 years old and just beginning to break into a career as an opera singer. I had received contracts for three main stage productions, a culmination of ten years of work toward my goal of making opera my life's work. I was at a turning point; these performances could make or break my budding career. One morning in March of that year, I woke, stood up, and passed out,...
Communities: General Medicine, Lupus

Jarrod and Jenny

California
Our third daughter was born at 27 weeks. By the grace of God she was able to be revived after her placenta suffered an abruption, her umbilical cord was knotted and she was born with a strep infection. After one week it was discovered she had grade 3 and 4 brain bleeds. A reservoir was placed to drain excess cerebral spinal fluid (CSF). At 35 weeks a shunt was put in. She is now home and life...
Communities: Pregnancy & Fertility