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Kim F. Patient Expert

North East, Pennsylvania
Somewhere around November 18th or 19th of 2007, I started feeling what I thought were Carpal Tunnel symptoms in my right hand. The symptoms included: tingling of my fingers, numbness, and I was having trouble typing. I went out and bought wrist guards, and things designed to help CT patients. The symptoms continued for about two weeks and I promised I?d visit the doctor after Thanksgiving....

Wend B

Chaska, Minnesota
I have 4 kids, I am currently working on Social Security Disabilty (finally at the court hearing level). I have been married for 14 1/2 years. My family has a plethora of genetic disorders. I have Arnold Chiari Malformation type I, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Tethered Cord Syndrome, in 2001 I had a small stroke that I have fully recovered from, and now have a 1.8cm aneurysm on my right kidney....

Theracycle

California
Hi there. If you're interested in learning about exercise therapies for movement disorders including Parkinson's disease, Multiple Sclerosis, spinal cord injuries, stroke, diabetes, obesity, etc. please visit us at The Theracycle Blog at http://blog.theracycle.com Follow us on Twitter: @theracycle  Email us: pr@exercycle.com  Thanks, --Patrick for...

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

Bill S. Health Maven

Elkridge, Maryland
I'm a 56-year old federal writer-editor who was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease 10 years ago. My balance and gait are severely affected, so I work from home. I attempt to attack this disease mostly by laughing at it. I hope I can bring a smile to your face as well. I've written a book about my experience with Parkinson's disease and deep brain stimulation.  It's 100 percent of...
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livingdaytodaywithmultiplesclerosis Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook

Plano, Illinois
My name is Tara. I have been married for 18 years. We have 3 children. I was diagnosed with Multiple sclerosis in March of 2007 and what a whirlwind it has been. I think I went from a "Type A" personality to a "Type Z" personality. Sine then I have also been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and Chron's.  While life continued for the rest of the world, it's as if life...

Nicole M. Physical TherapistHealth Maven

St. Petersburg, Florida
Hi! I am grateful to be here! I have spent my professional career in the clinical/ medical field, as a Physical Therapist and in Healthcare Administration, I have my MPH as well. However, I did not devote my life to educating, empowering and inspiring others to advance their recovery (from any disease) and focus on optimal health until after my incredible challenge with Myasthenia Gravis,...

Vanessa M. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven

Silver Spring, Maryland
Vanessa Maltin received a bachelor's degree in journalism from the George Washington University and holds a certificate in the Practical Applications of Food Allergy Guidelines. Currently, she is the Food & Lifestyle Editor of Delight Magazine and also serves as the Deputy Communications Director of Health Care for America Now, the organization working to provide all Americans with...

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...

Dr. Don Hayen Medical DoctorHealth Maven

Specialty: Dermatology
San Marcos, California
I'm a 75 year old retired dermatologist. I've been diagnosed with early Alzheimer's disease but if you met me you wouldn't know it. I now write novels and articles plus a blog called thetripover.com. My wife and I live near San Diego. We have two grown children, a son and a daughter, and 6 grandchildren.