Pat Elliott commented on Anonymous' post What is life span of a person who is detected with CML in chronic stage ?

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If you are caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease then it’s likely that you spend a lot of time with them. This on-the-job training has taught you many things about the disease including how ...

Pat Elliott commented on Mike Good's post When Someone Visits a Person with Alzheimer’s for the First Time

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This only happens when I'm really cold, but it's a little worrisome.

Pat Elliott commented on ALynnV's post Why do my fingernails turn blue when I'm cold?

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I am a 41 female. Went to dentist today no abnormalities, found with oral exam or on xray's of mouth . Also, went to primary physician after seeing dentist . Chemistry normal/CBC normal, ...

Pat Elliott commented on Mommyx2kids' post Dull constant discomfort / pain lower left jaw, neck pain, indigestion 2 days. should I get it checked out?

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I drink at least one cup of coffee everyday. I've noticed that I crave and need that cup each day recently. Is it bad to have a cup a day or is it healthy?

Pat Elliott commented on Amy Villarreal's post Is Coffee Good For Me?

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I was diagnosed with stage 2 invasive breast cancer it will be 3 years in February. I am doing well. Had a double mastectomy, treatment, currently on femara with very few negative sidw effects. ...

Pat Elliott commented on vicky3vicky's post accused of faking breast cncer

Pat Elliott commented on Anonymous' post How can you tell the difference between a mcl sprain and mcl tear?

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Menopause is a significant event in a woman's life, marking the end of her reproductive period. For some women, this can be a very joyful time in their lives because it usually means more freedom ...

Pat Elliott commented on Emma Sturgis' post Surprising Health Risks Associated With Menopause

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Great flexibility means better circulation and a lower chance of injury, but many are unsure of where to begin the process of getting limber. Just as with any other form of physical activity, it ...

Pat Elliott commented on Dixie somers' post Want to Increase Your Flexibility? Five Tips to Get You Started

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I was told I had chronic fatigue syndrome and that I would have to live with it for the rest of my life. I thank God everyday that I found a doctor who recognized that I really had severe ...

Pat Elliott commented on Anonymous' post The Real Cause of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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Another November is well under way and the celebratory spirit of this season seems to grow stronger each day. Many of you readers are likely fine-tuning details for a Thanksgiving gathering, and ...

Pat Elliott commented on S. Adam Ramin M.D.'s post "Movember" is for the Ladies Too

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A 2008 Study revealed that 38% of adults in the United States utilized alternatives to conventional medicine. The supplement industry alone brings in almost $61 billion dollars a year in the US. ...

Pat Elliott commented on Dr. Michele Burklund's post How To Navigate The Supplement Industry Safely

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I just got out of the hospital for a week with an extreme diverticulitis infection with abcess turns out the abcess was my ovary and the diverticulitis had infected it I have had a hysterectomy ...

Pat Elliott commented on Anonymous' post can i just have one overy removed and is it invasive surgery

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I'm currently on thyroid medication and progesterone cream in hopes of getting my period back after getting off the pill in 0ct 2013. Nothing yet. I have not had a period since then. The only time ...

Pat Elliott commented on Anonymous' post Progesterone and Weight Gain

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I have heard that applying Retin-A to fine lines will erase wrinkles. Can I have my doctor prescribe me a pharmaceutical grade cream to help with aging?

Pat Elliott commented on kristincaliendo's post Will Retin-A erase wrinkles?

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Hi, I have a kind of problem which I'm trying to solve and not every doctor of mine are understanding the issue and my GI doctor understands what I'm saying but to my doctor it sounds weird to say ...

Pat Elliott commented on Anonymous' post Urgent Suggestion Needed

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About three weeks ago I lifted something very heavy over the top of a dumpster. Just as it went in I got this severe pain in the top of my head like it was going to explode. All I remember is ...

Pat Elliott commented on TinaP's post I am just nervous. I just had an MRI with and without contrast of my brain.

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I am 59 years old and have been told that I have mild arthritis in my right hip. Frequently, my right leg just gives out in the groin area and is extremely painful when it happens. Fortunately ...

Pat Elliott commented on season's post Leg giving out

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Hi I've had abdominal pain starting in January 2014. The pain comes and goes every other month or few months. It's right on the left side of my belly button. Could this be a abdominal muscle ...

Pat Elliott commented on Bathsheva's post Pulled abdominal muscle or ovarian cyst?

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My husband has complained about a few dizzy spells in the last couple of months. It's usually when he reaches down for something and gets back up. I thought it was because he wasn't eating enough, ...

Pat Elliott commented on kristincaliendo's post What kind of tests are done for dizzy spells?

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I have a mole on my back I have had since childhood. It seems to have gotten lighter. Should I see a Dermatologist and what will he or she do for it? Thank you!

Pat Elliott commented on kristincaliendo's post A mole on my back has changed colors. Should I see a Dermatologist?

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Hi, I have a kind of problem which I'm trying to solve and not every doctor of mine are understanding the issue and my GI doctor understands what I'm saying but to my doctor it sounds weird to say ...

Pat Elliott commented on Anonymous' post Urgent Suggestion Needed

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Hi I've had abdominal pain starting in January 2014. The pain comes and goes every other month or few months. It's right on the left side of my belly button. Could this be a abdominal muscle ...

Pat Elliott commented on Bathsheva's post Pulled abdominal muscle or ovarian cyst?

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Brittany Maynard’s life and recent death have reminded us that we hear so much in this country about the right to life (choosing or not choosing abortion) but little about the right to die. ...

Pat Elliott commented on Susan Cody's post Brittany Maynard and the Right to Die in America

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I have had three vaccinations as an adult that have lead to shingles out breaks. The first was at age 26 after the Hep B vaccine and recurred exactly the same after the second dose ( need three ...

Pat Elliott commented on Anonymous' post post Vaccination Shingles

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I had surgery for a chiari malformation type 1. After a month I started with dizzy spells and then black outs which I had four of them and then tremors. It mention only once about a posterier ...

Pat Elliott commented on edward65166's post Can a posterier fossa cyst causes tremors.

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I believe that I cantracted hairy cell leukemia when I was very sick in 2005 I had potasium drip in one arm and rehydration fluid on another arm and I felt I was on my death bed. My white blood ...

Pat Elliott commented on wizzy989's post Can you die from hairy cell leukemia?

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Vitamin D is most known for its ability to support bone health. But did you know that vitamin D is also critical to the health of your immune system? The reality is that most tissue in the ...

Pat Elliott commented on Donna Gates' post One Immune-Boosting Nutrient Your Doctor Won't Tell You About

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Hi, I have a kind of problem which I'm trying to solve and not every doctor of mine are understanding the issue and my GI doctor understands what I'm saying but to my doctor it sounds weird to say ...

Pat Elliott commented on Anonymous' post Urgent Suggestion Needed

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Hello,I would appreciate any tips from EmpowHER members on how to grieve over the unexpected loss of a close friend. I just found lout last week that a very close friend of mine passed away ...

Pat Elliott commented on kristincaliendo's post How to grieve when you are in shock?

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Can't remember PIN numbers for my debit card anymore and I had forgotten my own phone number last week I was being evaluated for memory loss but kaiser won't let me know results for 3 more ...

Pat Elliott commented on Mommy3losingherself's post Memory loss and pain only on left side of face behind eye

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Wat is precautions to not have a thyroid problem??

Pat Elliott commented on Anonymous' post precautions of nt to have thyroid

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Hi dear I feel very bad from sinus infection and flue all the day I have headache and my nose is blocked and also have fever. I take broad spectrum antibiotic but still it is not cured, plz advice ...

Pat Elliott commented on Anonymous' post Headache and sinus infection

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Pages with information about contraceptive methods will be removed from the textbooks used to teach biology in the Gilbert, Arizona schools following a vote by the school board ...

School Board Takes Contraception Out of Biology Textbooks

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Is this something to be concerned abt or it something that will go away been dealing with it for abt 2wks now it hurts&run water&burns and it hurts whenever wind hits it

Pat Elliott commented on Anonymous' post i have a small red bump with white stuff in it on the inside bottom eye lid in left eye

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I hate to break it to you but those white marks on nails are not caused by an excess of calcium or a deficiency of zinc but most likely from a minor injury while the nail is growing! The ...

Pat Elliott commented on Dr. Michele Burklund's post What Do Those White Marks On Your Nails Really Mean?

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Well the symptoms were there. All signs pointed to pregnancy. I went for a walk Sunday and when I got home I started getting dizzy w/ a headache and nausea so I went to the ER and I just needed ...

Pat Elliott commented on Dawnyale's post I'm scared!! Advice needed!!!!

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Did you know that this week is Red Ribbon Week? So, you might ask...what is the Red Ribbon Pledge and why are we celebrating it?During the week of October 23-31st, you have the opportunity to make ...

Pat Elliott commented on kristincaliendo's post There's still time to sign the Red Ribbon Pledge!!

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How long does it take for supplements to take effect? For example, I am taking calcium supplements and am wondering how long I will take them for before I see some results? I'm hoping to see ...

Pat Elliott commented on GauguinFan's post How long does it take for vitamins or supplements to start working?

Pat Elliott commented on Hayden Kennedy's post Should you pop a blister?

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The water fluid coming out of my breast could it have something to do with breast cancer or is it normal?

Pat Elliott commented on Anonymous' post is it normal or could it be breast cancer

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when nothing is working and menopause is ruining your well being should you consider seeing an endocrinologist because your obgyn isn't helping

Pat Elliott commented on Anonymous' post seeing an endocrinologist for menopause

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It’s all about stats and hope. As the last week of breast cancer awareness month and the World Series end I thought I would mention some similarities. Shocking to many and even to me that I am ...

Pat Elliott commented on Haralee's post What Does the World Series and Breast Cancer Have in Common?

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