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My mother had a heart attack a few months ago. The doctors inserted a non-coated stent into her heart and she was doing fine. A week ago she was having some shoulder pain, so she went to get it ...

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I've taken birth control for over 10 years. I know that it is safe, but I also hear there are studies that have ruled otherwise. Should I switch to another form?

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I have recently had blood work done in order to start the sottopelle pellets. I am low in testosterone at a level 22 but my progesterone and estrogen were normal. After all of the comments I ...

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My mother recently had a heart attack and had a stent put into her heart. I am a little concerned because she is now (3 months later) having shoulder pain. She went to the doctor and they cleared ...

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I have heard some people talking about the bulletproof diet. What is it? Why are people talking about it?

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On the 6th I took plan b about 16 hours after the "possible incident" because I wasn't sure if I had sex with my boyfriend or not due to intoxication and I wanted to be safe. He told me nothing ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post how do i know plan b is working? should i be worried about pregnancy?

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How is blood poisoning treated? Is it true that blood basically runs through a filter and then re-enters your body?

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Are my vision changes a normal part of aging, or could they be a sign of something more serious?

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Lately, I've been very stressed at work. I am relatively young, but heart attacks run in my family (genetic, not lifestyle related) can stress in my life cause heart problems? I often find myself ...

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Hi, I am 48 years old, proud mom of identical 24 year old boys and having some "female" issues. Heavy and frequent cycles (every 14-18 days) lasting up to 6 days. I am about 5' 9" and ...

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I have bad vision, and wear contacts. Is there a non-surgical way to improve my vision (supplements, foods, etc)?

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I'm unsure which type of eye doctor I need to see. Ophthalmologist, Optometrist or Optician?

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I am in my mid 20s and have started noticing that my knees are a little sore after running up stairs and working out (especially when doing lunges, stairs, etc). My mother just had her knee ...

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So this is going to be a little long, I have a lot of details. So in January, my period was a week late, but wasn't worried too much about it since cycles change every once in a while. But in ...

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I have been diagnosed with nodules in my abdomen? How do they remove them? Will I require keyhole surgery, or will they remove them by taking them out via my mouth (like the endoscopy?)

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I recently had blood work done because I was thinking about hormone therapy, in particular I was looking at getting Sottopelle pellets implanted. I chickened out after reading all the comments on ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on sunshinegirl23's post What is considered a normal hormone level for a perimenopausal woman age 46?

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Looking for a great new read? Check out the e-magazine Women Who Run It. The publication offers great resources and information for women looking to lead healthy and strong lives, and aligns very ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Michelle King Robson's post Women Who Run It Inspires Women to Lead Fulfilling and Healthy Lives

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Happy Be Well Wednesday! Hope you are having a great week! Do you ever crave chocolate? I sure do, and when I get the craving, I enjoy indulging in a sweet treat that is RAWkin :) This pudding ...

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I got my last period on April 27 2014 and I experienced spotting on May 27 2014. I tested for pregnancy through clearblue test and both the tests were negative. On july 14, after doctors took my ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post I am confused about my due date

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When I can’t fall asleep, should I stay in bed and keep trying or get up and do something? What do you recommend to help?

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Having good oral health is important in every season of life, but can particularly be challenging and more imperative when wearing braces. Improper care of your teeth during this time can cause ...

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What does this mean and what can i do to bring it down?

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post my fsh level came back 43.1

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I hear coconut oil is good for you. What are the benefits of cooking with it? What about oil pulling? Are there other oils that are just as good for you as coconut oil? Any tips on buying the ...

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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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When I sit too long my legs always fall asleep. Pretty much any time I'm not standing or lying flat sleeping. I'm pretty young still and in good shape, so it kind of worries me that my legs are ...

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I have constant/chronic severe pain in my back. I've seen several doctors and they've all told me they can't find anything wrong with me. X-rays, CT scans and MRIs apparently show nothing. But my ...

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When I sit too long my legs always fall asleep. Pretty much any time I'm not standing or lying flat sleeping. I'm pretty young still and in good shape, so it kind of worries me that my legs are ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Erin Kennedy's post My legs are always falling asleep. Is this a sign of something dangerous?

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While I'm at work all day the air conditioner vent blows directly on me and causes bad headaches and migraines. No one else in the office seems to be bothered. And I don't experience headaches ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on John Young's post I've been getting severe headaches from the air conditioner blowing on me. Is this common?

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Out of nowhere I began having severe allergy symptoms like congestion and sneezing. I tried Benadryl, but it really made me drowsy and feel really strange all day. And the non-drowsy allergy ...

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I came on my period when I wasn't supposed to only having had it a week or so before I have now been on for 10 days and heavy dark red/brown. I have never been for more then 7 days. I am on ...

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Plastic surgery has become more affordable and mainstream, thus more women are getting procedures done. Going off of my own experience, I wanted to give some advice on nose jobs and choosing a ...

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Now that you know you have genital herpes, you're out of the dating game, right? Absolutely not. There's no reason to stop looking for love and fun. Genital herpes doesn't detract from your ...

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Every mother is aware of the benefits that are contained in breast milk. It offers the baby with the right combination of nutrients to promote their health. In addition, it is easier for babies to ...

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i am 23.i have never had my menstruation.all my secondary sexual characteristics are normal but i have hypoplastic uterus and my ultra sounds reports show no follicular activity too.i m on hormone ...

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Prominent ear surgery is an ear reshaping cosmetic procedure that is performed to adjust ears that tend to 'stick out'. Protruding ears can run in the family, or they appear in an ...

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Wisdom teeth usually start erupting when a person is in his/her late adolescence. Wisdom teeth are the third molars that almost all people get in their early twenties, right at the back, making ...

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Botox is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures on the market today. Indeed, it has now been available for quite a number of years and it has massively increased in popularity and in safety ...

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I don't currently have a gym membership and it's been way too hot for me to exercise outside. What are some good ways I can get in my exercise from home? Are there any exercises I can do that I ...

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I've been experiencing severe and sudden pain in upper left shoulder for the past 2/3 days. Along with my bp elevating even though I've had my meds. I went to my GP and had a ECG/EKG and my ...

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I've been thinking about getting LASIK to correct my terrible vision but I am scared it could seriously mess up my eyes. What are the risks associated with it? How long will I need to recover? Am ...

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I'm so embarrassed, are there many other women out there with herpes? Can I ever find a partner? Help!

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I am in pain every day and have changed my shoes and habits but I want to avoid bunion surgery

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An Olympic medal or world record is out of reach for most of us. But, this does not mean that we can't learn from the training routines of those who have made achieving their dreams their life's ...

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Today’s increasing advances in health research have given us more answers about breast cancer than ever before. Unfortunately, we are still seeing an increasing number of breast cancer victims in ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on CathyMargo's post Why The “Pill” Is Not The Answer

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I have dry eyes, I wake up every morning with crusty, dry eyes. It hurts to open them sometimes. What can I do?

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I have horrible headaches and my jaw hurts when I wake up in the morning, what could be causing this? My gums seem to be changing as well. 

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The start of my most recent period was on Feb 26 - projected ovulation date being March 14, projected next period March 28 (via MyMonthlyCycles, where I have been keeping track of my period for 1 ...

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There’s a lot more, and then some, when it comes to turning a girl on and getting her excited. So, with this said, do read on to learn all that you do need to know to get it started and working. ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Dorothy Oh's post How To Turn A Girl On And Excite Her Mind – For All Time

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Everyone wants to look good and feel good, especially in summer, but the cost and the time it takes to shop for the right beauty and personal care items can be overwhelming. What’s actually inside ...

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A woman's hormones play a crucial role in her sexuality. They control her libido and her ability to become sexually aroused. As women grow older their hormonal levels begin to change and decrease, ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anney Auster's post How Changing Female Hormones Affect Sexuality