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Lately I've been very stressed. After finally finding balance, I have come upon new information that is turning my life upside down. I am doing my best to manage my time and my finances, but ...

Coach Virginia commented on Anonymous' post Stress Management, What Are The Best Tips?

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Hello, in October 2008 I was well into menopause but had no real issues with belly fat or overall weight gain. Then I had my gallbladder removed due to painful attacks of my common bile duct, as ...

Coach Virginia commented on Beth_Browning's post How can I combat post-gallbladder-removal belly fat and weight gain during menopause?

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I have had a successful ankle replacment in 1983 and had to have a knee replacement in 2006. the knee replacement procedure case numbness in my foot and ankle and the ankle is killin me know I ...

Coach Virginia commented on valentinej's post Ankle Fusion and Knee Replacement

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I get this big pump feeling in my heart, like phoofphoof then it goes back to regular beating. I use to have this 2 yrs ago but it only happes twice per day. But since yesterday it raised some ...

Coach Virginia commented on Michelle26's post Heart makes this phoofphoof sound?

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I'm 19 years old and my partner is 22. I am very attractive, AUS size 8 and get told I look alot like Tara Reed. So I know it's not my fault. We have a great relationship and he is very ...

Coach Virginia commented on Anonymous' post My boyfriend of 6 months has no interested in sex! help!!

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Today, my chiropractor suggested I check into lymphatic massage to help boost my immune system. Has anyone ever heard of this or had it done?

Coach Virginia commented on samiam's post Lymphatic massage - ever heard of this?

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My sister contracted mouth herpes a few years ago. I was wondering how easy it is for her to pass it on? How might it be passed on? By kissing? Sharing food? Could it ever progress into genital ...

Coach Virginia commented on rlyons' post How easy is it to pass on mouth herpes?

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I want to eat healthier many of my friends are saying to eat organic foods. I know organic foods cost more, but are they really healthier?

Coach Virginia commented on BSA-Places' post Is organic foods really healthier?

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I've taken a weeks course of antibiotics for an ear infection, but my ears still remain blocked up and I can''t hear properly. What can I do? I've tried ear drops but they just block my ears up ...

Coach Virginia commented on Anonymous' post Help with antibiotics for ear infection?

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Hello everyone, Have any of you ever used a Neti Pot? I have several friends who just swear by them and they all insist that I absolutely have to get one too. Like most people I get sinus ...

Coach Virginia commented on Michelle King Robson's post Have you ever used a Neti Pot? If so, what do you think?

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I was talking to a good friend of mine today and she was telling me about how she thinks she has her very first sinus infection. Her teeth hurt on one side of her face, her face hurts when she ...

Coach Virginia commented on Michelle King Robson's post Orange-red mucus...sign of a sinus infection, or something else?

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I love to cook healthy and I love salmon! Here is a recipe that left me wanting more. Keep in mind that a six-ounce fillet of salmon (preferebly wild) will give you about 2,000mg of Omega 3. A ...

Roast Salmon and Pineapple-Jalapeno Relish

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I have been having a thick discharge that comes out of the sides of both nipples. I also have been having a watery discharge that has been coming from the tip of the nipple. This has been getting ...

Coach Virginia commented on Anonymous' post what is Galactorrhea?

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This is a BIG question but I have to ask it. I just can't understand why MOST people want to have children. I just don't feel the urge atall! Why do most people in this day and age, who have the ...

Coach Virginia commented on Anonymous' post Why Oh Why Have a Baby!?

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If you haven't heard by now, Oprah Winfrey came under fire this week from Newsweek magazine for her guests and how their discussions of women's health. Celebrities, such as Suzanne Somers have ...

Coach Virginia commented on Anonymous' post Oprah and Health Advice -- Is It Risky?

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I get between 7-8 hours of sleep every night, but i feel like my body is on auto pilot like i can control it only when i feel that i need to. it exausts me to walk up the stairs and i get ...

Coach Virginia commented on Miss_kitty's post I am so tired all the time and i really don't know why.

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Michelle wrote a great share recently that got some great feedback. It was asking if a fast food joint's commercial that portrayed a menopausal woman as slightly crazy was offensive. Some found it ...

Coach Virginia commented on Susan Cody's post What health care commercials/advertisments do you hate?

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I am trying to lose weight with diet and exercise but trying to keep the calorie intake down to less that 1000 per a day . I was curious as to how many calories that a lady can consume in order ...

Coach Virginia commented on Anonymous' post How many calories can you consume in order to lose weight at age 49 per a day

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I am going on day 6 of my right eye twitching. Just about every 30 minutes it will beginning twitching for about a minute. It is getting just plain annoying! Why is this happening and how can I ...

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/anyone have liver damage?

Coach Virginia commented on Anonymous' post what are the risks of using methotrexate?

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I have a question for all of the women out there like myself who are in and out of hospitals and emergency rooms frequently due to chronic health issues. This certain thought has been pressing my ...

Coach Virginia commented on ABrammer's post I have a question for women like myself who are frequently in and out of hospitals and/or emergency rooms..

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Hi I am a 30 year old guy, my girlfiend is 28 and we've been going out for just over a year now. For the first 6 months, we only used to see eachother every 3 - 4 weeks and had great sex and a lot ...

Coach Virginia commented on Anonymous' post Girlfriend's Sex Drive has gone

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Are pills really the answer to every ill? Consumers of Modern medicine support a very profitable industry: Pharmaceutical companies! But have we gone to far and forgot our own accountability to ...

Coach Virginia commented on Coach Virginia's post Are You What You Eat?

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Coconut water has long been served as a refreshing beverage in many countries in South America and Southeast Asia and it is also gaining acceptance in the US. This water tastes good, it is loaded ...

Coach Virginia commented on Coach Virginia's post Coconut Water Quenches Thirst and It is a Healthy Beverage

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Most Americans seem to be failing this test. Researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina lead by Dr. Dana E. King completed a study that compared American lifestyle today with that of ...

Coach Virginia commented on Coach Virginia's post Do You Follow The Five Healthy Lifestyle Habits?

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Are pills really the answer to every ill? Consumers of Modern medicine support a very profitable industry: Pharmaceutical companies! But have we gone to far and forgot our own accountability to ...

Are You What You Eat?

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If you want to re-gain your health you MUST watch this. "Food Matters" is a great documentary that addresses the root causes of illness and chronic conditions and how eating the right foods can ...

Food Matters - The Movie That is Getting Attention - A MUST SEE!

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I have always believed that we have overstated the "fat-free" diet fad to the point that we may have caused more harm than good. I subscribe to the thinking that eating less fat will NOT solve the ...

A Low Fat Diet May Hurt You Memory

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Coconut water has long been served as a refreshing beverage in many countries in South America and Southeast Asia and it is also gaining acceptance in the US. This water tastes good, it is loaded ...

Coconut Water Quenches Thirst and It is a Healthy Beverage

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Most Americans seem to be failing this test. Researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina lead by Dr. Dana E. King completed a study that compared American lifestyle today with that of ...

Do You Follow The Five Healthy Lifestyle Habits?

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Our society puts so much pressure on finding ways to look skinny and the fashion industry has supported an unhealthy view of our bodies by imposing a paradigm of "a perfect size". Women are ...

Could Your Skinny Jeans Be a Threat to Your Health?

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me and my partner have been trying for a baby for around 6 months and in April we had intercourse on a couple off occasions between 17th and 21st April. I had two periods last month within two ...

Coach Virginia commented on Anonymous' post two periods in one month and nothing since?

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Just started on maxzide, now i have to start a 1200 calorie diet, just wanted to know the best foods to eat.

Coach Virginia commented on charmjo321's post what are the best foods to eat while on 1200 calorie diet?

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I happen to believe that disease has an energetic root. It is hard to explain but as I research further in the field of Energy Medicine I cannot help and wonder whether the whole medical system ...

Is Healing in Our Court?

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It wasn’t too long ago that getting sick meant going to the doctor, listening to your physician tell you what was wrong with you, and then obediently taking your prescription to the pharmacy to be ...

Coach Virginia commented on Michelle King Robson's post Patient Empowerment in Medicine - An Idea Whose Time Has Definitely Come

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A couple of days ago, a woman wrote to me in the "ASK Michelle" section and told me her heartfelt, honest, and I think heart-wrenching story about her ill husband, who has multiple sclerosis, and ...

Coach Virginia commented on Michelle King Robson's post Living with and possibly leaving a sick spouse - a heartfelt story from a reader looking for advice

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I have been to Iraq for a 1 year tour, and 1 month prior to coming home I started having tightness and pain in my back, below the shoulder blades. Ihave had mris, xrays, blood work,bone scans. and ...

Coach Virginia commented on Anonymous' post What would be the cause of upper back pain thorasic area

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It has always bother me that throughout history pornography has always been the most profitable business undertaken and that trend has got worse. But lately I am also wondering if we have gone too ...

Is Pornography an Assault in Our Spirit?

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How does the cancerous cells in your thraot affect your respiratory system? Is it deadly?

Coach Virginia commented on Anonymous' post how does throat cancer affect the respiratory system?

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Is there a way too get rid of the burning, itching, and the dischage?

Coach Virginia commented on Anonymous' post i think i hav a yeast infection. i have no ideas on how to get rid it. please help

Coach Virginia commented on Anonymous' post how do women pass gallstones ? Is there anything that helps the pain ?

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I saw a brief clip today of the actress/reality star Lisa Rinna talking about her decision to pose naked in Playboy at the age of 45, and having had two children. This is her second time posing. ...

Coach Virginia commented on Susan Cody's post Is posing naked empowering for women?

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I just read in Prevention magazine that the average number of hours per month the average American spends watching TV is...151 !! Wow! I was feeling like I watched a little too much TV this ...

Coach Virginia commented on Alison Beaver's post How many hours of TV do you watch per month?

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I have a friend that is using hCG therapy for weight loss. She is getting excellent results. 1) Is this safe - I see that the FDA has not endorsed nor approved it and 2) How do a find a reputable ...

Coach Virginia commented on Tamalyn's post I hear that hCG is the new miracle for losing wieght. Is it safe and how do I sign up!

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I am almost 14 years old. It may seem weird that I am on a website to ask about my lady problems but my mother and sister are no help and my dad, well, he is my dad. I have had my period for over ...

Coach Virginia commented on whatawhatawhoha's post What do you do if you have never had sex but you haven't had your period for about 32 days?