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I'm wondering how those of you who've had "The Talk" with your daughters about sex went about it, in terms of how graphic you got at what ages. Did you name the proper body parts for your ...

Have you had "The Talk" about sex with your daughters yet? Can you share any tips?

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I am hoping to understand more the line between regular worry/anxiety and an actual anxiety disorder. While I have always been a worrier -- I can remember worrying about things as a small child -- ...

What is the difference between normal anxiety and an anxiety disorder?

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I have a gallstone that needs to be taken care of. I thought I was going to have to have my gallbladder out by laparoscopic surgery but a friend said there is a procedure called ERCP that is ...

Has anyone had ERCP for gallstones?

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I am in perimenopause, and my doctor is suggesting I take low-dose birth control pills to help control my symptoms. It seems so odd now that I've finally gotten to a place where I barely have ...

Birth control pills in menopause?

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I take 900 mg. of Lithium a day ...have now for 10 years. Also take 300 mg. of Wellbutrin a day ...have for the last 3 years. I see a psychiatrist every 3 months and check in with him...but ...

Patti commented on Anonymous' post I am experiencing rapid cycling with my bipolar, it's getting bad

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Testosterone is the chief male hormone and it is essential for libido and erectile function. It also plays a crucial role in mood, energy, bone health, and body composition. As men age, ...

Patti commented on Coach Virginia's post Testosterone Levels and Aging Men

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I work at home, and there are many things about it that I absolutely love. Something that I struggle with, however, is my wardrobe -- or lack of one, to be more truthful. Since I work at a ...

Patti commented on Patti's post Do you work at home? How do you dress?

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I work at home, and there are many things about it that I absolutely love. Something that I struggle with, however, is my wardrobe -- or lack of one, to be more truthful. Since I work at a ...

Do you work at home? How do you dress?

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I am so frustrated. I have been doing pretty well with my weight loss and exercise, but the last three weeks I have hit a plateau and cannot seem to get off of it. I have stuck with my program ...

Patti commented on Patti's post I have hit a plateau and it's making me crazy

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I am so frustrated. I have been doing pretty well with my weight loss and exercise, but the last three weeks I have hit a plateau and cannot seem to get off of it. I have stuck with my program ...

I have hit a plateau and it's making me crazy

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I am thinking about trying to make a career change but everyone says I am crazy to try to do it during an economically difficult time. (I have to go to school for a couple of years to do this.) I ...

Have you made a career change?

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I'm a fan of the BBC America show called You Are What You Eat, which tackles severe weight problems in the UK and is lead by holistic nutritionist Gillian McKeith. McKeith holds nothing back ...

Patti commented on Susan Cody's post It's ok - stick your tongue out! It may be an indicator of how well (or sick) you are.

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My doctor says I really need to have my gallbladder out. I was wondering if anyone else who has had this done could tell me about their recovery? How long you were in the hospital, and how long it ...

Patti commented on Patti's post Have you had your gallbladder out?

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Naturally, as the year winds down, we become a little pensive and tend to be more reflective. And we've all had our share of bad news this year with the slumping economy as well as some startling ...

Patti commented on Tina Tran's post Best Health News of 2008

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My doctor says I really need to have my gallbladder out. I was wondering if anyone else who has had this done could tell me about their recovery? How long you were in the hospital, and how long it ...

Have you had your gallbladder out?

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How do you know if you work in a "sick" building and what can you do if you think you might? Our building seems full of people with allergies and colds and respiratory problems all the time ...

What can you do if you think you work in a "sick" building?

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My husband has always snored. Usually it is soft and rhythmic, unless he is congested. But it seems to be getting worse over the years. At what point is snoring something that needs a doctor's ...

When does snoring become worrisome?

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As I sit here at my desk, I have another headache. And I am wondering why. I can't pinpoint anything specific. I know that a couple aspirin and some hot tea will help. But I guess I'm just ...

Why am I getting so many headaches?

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I am hearing more about gluten-free diets, and about diets where people give up all white things -- flour, sugar, etc. What is the difference? Who do they help?

Who should try a gluten-free diet?

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I have chronic fatigue syndrome and am wondering if there are some natural or holistic things i can do to help with it?

Chronic fatigue syndrome?