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Can ADHD form when you are older (or over time), or are you born with this? What are the symptoms of mild ADHD? How do I know if I have it and how can I be treated for it?

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Lately I have noticed that my brain function (thinking, speaking, reading out loud). This causes me to stumble on my words and not form complete thoughts while speaking to others. My mind seems to ...

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Me and my guy were making out( dry humping).. And both of us got wet.. We were fully clothed. Both had jeans and underwear worn. Is there chances of getting pregnant. He then fingered me on my ...

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Please help me. I got my last period June 16th 2014 (it was my first month not on the birth control pill). I stopped the pill because the brand I was on was giving me terrible side effects. I ...

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When I woke up this morning the right side of my stomach, my right side and lower back has been really hurting.

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post I have been feeling something moving on my right side. My stomach and my right side.

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When people, especially women, take a look in the mirror and see their sagging skin, laugh lines that don’t look so cute anymore and furrowed brows, they’re immediately thinking of getting some ...

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Hi I had my uterus taken out 14 years ago and i have one ovary and tube left , but i have been suffering with burning pain in my vulva everyday and pain full sex. I also have had menopause for 5 ...

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I haven't had a period in 2 1/2 months but a test came out negative. I tired to go number 2 today but as I did I think I did too much force and when I whipped I had a bit of blood. It was light ...

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hi, Both my mother and father died horrible deaths from pancreatic cancer. Neither of them smoked or lived an unhealthy lifestyle (my mother's family lived into their 90's; my father was a ...

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I am 61 yrs old. I had cardio-version 7 years ago successfully. Went back into A-fib last November. The doctors have tried (hit me 9 times) cardio-version twice this year unsuccessfully. I am ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post Is there a holistic way to get my heart (in A-fib) back into normal sinus rhythm?

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When I got straight to the gym from work, I don't have time to take my makeup off. Is it bad to workout with makeup on? Can working out with makeup cause breakouts?

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In 2013, June my FSH-108, Prolactin-21.36, whereas my Abdominal Sonography was positive. Eventhough , I am using Northesterone every month from June 2013 to May 2014. I stopped the same ...

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I love to travel! Last summer I went to Nicaragua and had to get a few shots on my trip. But when I've traveled to Europe I never had to get shots. How do I know when I need to get shots before ...

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I had Pink Eye about a week ago but it's gone now. My doctor told me to throw away all the eye makeup I used when I had pink eye. I don't want to get pink eye again, but my makeup is really ...

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I am a huge germaphobe! I carry hand sanitizer around all the time with me. I always worry about how many germs there are in public places and avoid touching door handles, stair rails, etc. What ...

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Every once in a while I get the blues and get sort of sad. But it doesn't last too long or for a long period of time. I don't think I have depression, but I want to know for sure. What's the ...

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My family and I are going to Hawaii this summer. I'm so excited to go on vacation, but I'm trying to save as much money as possible. What are some tips to save money on a family vacation. My ...

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There are lots of mental health conditions out there. How are mental illnesses caused? Are you automatically born with a mental illness or do you develop it over time?

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My mom was diagnosed with panniculus. Is there treatment for this? Or do you have to make improvements to your lifestyle? What are some tips for treating panniculus?

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I went to the doctor the other day and he diagnosed me with panniculus. The name sounds really fancy, but it's basically a layer of fat in your lower stomach region. Am I considered obese if I ...

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My father just had a spinal stroke and it was very severe. I've been researching spinal stroke online to learn more about treatment options. How do you treat spinal stroke? What is the best ...

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I read an article about panniculus the other day, but I'm still confused about what it is. What is panniculus?

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I keep getting hip pain at night. It's so uncomfortable and the pain makes it very difficult to sleep. Is there anything I can do to help ease the pain at night? What can I do to get rid of my hip ...

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My brother was recently diagnosed with erythematous mucosa. How is erythematous mucosa treated?

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I was reading about spinal stroke the other day. I'm a little confused between spinal stroke and a regular stroke. What's the difference between spinal stroke and a regular stroke?

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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