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If you've been chained to glasses or contact lenses, you know what a pain it can be. You can't simply get up and go. Glasses and lenses get in the way of many leisure activities. Rather than let ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Brionna Kennedy's post Glasses Getting You Down? 6 Reasons Lasik Is The Best Option

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While many of us count calories, carbs, or cholesterol when we are watching our diet, few of us pay enough attention to the amount of water we drink. Water is so important to our health that we ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on jazzyman's post Cut the Calories From Your Diet: 5 Reasons Drinking Water is Healthier for You

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A recent FDA safety communication means fewer options for women having a hysterectomy. In spite of recent efforts by doctors to create a safer environment for morcellation, hospitals are ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Kathy Kelley's post HysterSisters Responds to FDA Communication Limiting Hysterectomy Choices

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I gave birth 10 weeks ago and I have not yet gotten my period. My husband and I are having intercourse. It it normal for me to not have gotten my period or can I be pregnant again? post to birth I ...

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Knowing she was at risk for stroke made Patty Borkowski’s daily headaches worrisome. How do you tell a headache brought on by eye strain or an afternoon drop in blood sugar and from a medical ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Eliz Greene's post Stressed or Stroke? Three Questions to Ease Your Mind About Your Headache

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post how long does it take vitamin e start working after taking for the first time?

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I took the plan b pill and got my period the day after can there still be the possibility that i may be pregnant?

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post I took the plan b pill and got my period the day after can there still be the possibility that i may be pregnant?

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When you think of where you want to be in terms of total weight loss, dress size, pant size or how you will look on your next tropical vacation, you may feel overwhelmed by obtaining that goal. ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on ChrisFreytag's post Baby Steps to Weight Loss Success

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I made out with my girlfriend and our bodies were touching. we both had clothes on and no penitration was made. we both were wearing jeans pants and underwear and she's a virgin, but i ejaculated ...

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So I've been using the patch form of birth control for a few years now, and forgetful me, I've changed the patch late quite a few times. I recently changed patches 2 or 3 days late and have been ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post Am I just paranoid or could I be pregnant? Having some odd symptoms.

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Do any medications cause this?

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post I see a light brownish band across the tips of my toenails. What can it mean?

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Potty training can be a touchy subject for parents. It seems like parents are tasked with the question, “Is he/she pottytrained yet?” on a daily basis. An infographic entitled “The Straight ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on EmpowHER's post The Straight Poop: Adventures in Toilet Training

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Withdrawals and temptation go hand in hand to derail the efforts of even those with the strongest of wills. Qualified medical personnel and caring individuals do all they can to impart the wisdom ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on rianne.hunter.7's post After Rehab: Five Ways to Continue the Addiction Recovery Process

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Nobody likes going to the emergency room. It is loud, crowded and the wait is always painfully long. More and more, hospitals are employing the use of urgent cares to take some of the burden from ...

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For many years, providers saw prescription pain addiction as mainly a problem for men. But increasingly, it is clear that opioid abuse is a growing crisis for women. A recent federal report ...

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Hello. My name is Tatiana. I am 21 years of age. Since my early teens I have developed some stomach(or bowels) problems. Stomach cramps,constant diarrhoea(about 4-5 years),bloating,gas,upset ...

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How can I make sex more pleasureable for my husband; knowing that his lubido is high and I don't know how different styles in sex and I don't want to ask him to teach me cos It might be ...

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A pain in or around a tooth is a toothache. The remedy for a toothache depends on the cause. What are the most common causes for tooth pain? Tooth decay, an abscessed tooth or infected gums are ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Annette Hazard_2's post What are the Most Common Causes of Tooth Pain?

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Alzheimer’s and dementia are very common in the elderly. Health experts are currently doing research to find out how to cure these conditions. However, they also believe that it is best to prevent ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Hayley Granton's post Five Ways To Reduce Your Chances Of Alzheimer's And Dementia

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If a certain member of your family has a problem to move or be moved freely and easily, then a stairlift will be great choice for you to ease the pain of the person. A person who has got mobility ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on leonazoey's post How to reduce stress and make life easy for your loved ones?

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Hi there! My name is Dr. Heather Synder and I am The Director of Medical and Scientific Operations at the Alzheimer’s Association.  On Thursday, April 17 I will be on the <a ...

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Business experts like Arun Reddy note that U.S. health care professionals may benefit from examining the Canadian system to ease the transition to the Affordable Care Act. Canadians’ public ...

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In spite of the fact that women are encouraged to visit a gynecologist annually for a pelvic exam, millions of Americans never make an appointment. In fact, millions of sexually active women only ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Lizzie Weakley's post 6 Signs You Should Schedule an Appointment with a Gynecologist

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Flu season is very much upon us and health experts are urging everyone to take precautions—especially since the flu virus kills more than 36,000 Americans every year. “Influenza is a very ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Manseo Rk's post Debra Hendrickson M.D. urges parents to vaccinate their children against the flu

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Healthy families are often happy families. If you are struggling to keep the health of your family on track, read on for some simple and practical ways to get on a good health path and stay there. ...

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According to health advocate Shai Fisher Commack, the changes coming to nutrition labels will compel consumers to make healthier food choices Set to go under its first overhaul in two decades, ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Manseo Rk's post New Nutritional Facts Labels Will Help Consumers Make Better Food Choices, Says Shai Fisher Commack

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Introducing healthy eating to your family isn't always easy, but contrary to popular belief—it is doable. Luckily, there are some specific things you can do to make the process easier, but you ...

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Losing a loved one is one of the hardest experiences we face in life. Death is part of life. The late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs once said, "...death is the destination we all share. No one has ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on kandace.heller's post How to Deal with the Unfair Death of a Loved One

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  Are you spending lots of time on Facebook, Instagram, and other social media sites?  Or have you avoided these pastimes and wondered if you’re missing something ...

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According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), drunk driving rates are highest amongst individuals who are 21 to 25. In 2012, over 10,300 people died as a result of car accidents caused by ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Brionna Kennedy's post Parents Of Teens: Easing Your Worries With Simple Advice

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Tai Chi is an internal martial art that has its origins in China. It has been practiced for centuries. Because it is commonly thought of as being used for self-defense, many individuals fail to ...

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The selfie took off in 2013. According to Oxford Dictionaries, a selfie is “a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social ...

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Untitled Document Flickr user Chad Kittel https://flic.kr/p/5HmGLJ Creating a More Sanitary and Germ-Free Nursery Although your baby's nursery might look clean on the ...

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Complications arising in the heart are a serious medical issue. The heart can be afflicted with numerous medical conditions that are collectively called heart disease. Heart disease can be a ...

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Hi I had intercouse with my bf 5 days after my period we use protection an after I took postinor 2 pills beacause I think precum got on my virginia I took one pill a few minutes after an the other ...

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I took both pills in one dosage, is this dangerous or less effective? Also, what are the usual side effects after taking the pills and how soon after? I took the pills about a 17 days ago and now ...

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I’m confused and wonder if you could lend some advice or your own thoughts on the differences that you have experienced on this topic. I have regular cycles around 27 days (sometimes 26). My ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post Implantation Bleeding or Menstruation?

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The importance of staying active is essential to a healthy, well balanced life style. Added benefits of learning new activities include continually training your mind as well as your body and ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Annette Hazard_2's post It's Not Too Late to Learn These Five Athletic Pastimes

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My period is not due till next week.. 6-7 days approx. I started bleeding very lightly three days ago. At first it was a bright pink, but very light.. not enough to even use a tampon.. Over the ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post Could I be pregnant?

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Recent studies focused on determining how the human mind learns have found evidence that multisensory learning techniques, like the ones employed by Your Baby Can Read, can be more effective tools ...

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One of the most challenging seasons in life is watching a loved one suffer through addiction, which often affects their relationships, careers, and interests. For some, it can feel unnatural to ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Brionna Kennedy's post Rock & A Hard Place: 7 Tips For Supporting A Loved One Through Addiction

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If you or a loved one is suffering with a substance abuse disorder, you may already know that illegal drugs can cause serious health complications, such as cancer, heart disease, and organ ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Brionna Kennedy's post How Drugs Effect Women: Learn What They Can Do To You And Your Body

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------------------------------------------------- The epidemiology of domestic abuse has thankfully become a topic for research and the focus of mainstream media attention for a long time. ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on leonazoey's post What are 7 Signs You’re Trapped in a Financially Abusive Relationship ?

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Untitled Document Flickr user Chad Kittel https://flic.kr/p/5HmGLJ Creating a More Sanitary and Germ-Free Nursery Although your baby's nursery might look clean on the ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Holly Chavez's post Creating a More Sanitary and Germ-Free Nursery

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Periodontal disease has long been known to be caused by the toxic waste production by oral bacteria. The body’s response to this production is through the inflammatory process which can lead to ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Marielaina Perrone DDS's post Can Vitamin D Help Boost Periodontal Health?

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Hi, I did have unprotected sex with husband during ovulation week. We were not actively trying but we are not preventing. Within a week of that began too feel nauseated and extremely fatigued. ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post Pregnancy symptoms but test is negative, what is wrong with me?

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Perfect skin is something many people aspire to have but it isn’t always easy. From chronic illnesses to skin condition, achieving the perfect complexion is difficult some. Here are five skin ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on chaleighglass' post 5 Skin Cleansing Techniques To Get That Complexion You've Always Wanted

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At some point in time in our medical history, we would have been prescribed a pain killer to help relieve pain. While some people deal fairly well with pain without the help of a prescribed pain ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Janifar Brown's post 12 things you don't know about commercial pain killers

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Pregnancy is a time when women face major changes--life-wise, body-wise, everything-wise. And in a culture where "Baby Bump!" and "Post-Baby Body Reveal!" stories are everywhere, it can be a ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Claire Mysko's post Pregorexia: Does This Pregnancy Make Me Look Fat?