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I was diagnosed with Adenocarcinoma, BUT THEY DO NOT KNOW THE Primary Site, LUNG OR BREAST and to determine this they need to do Petscan, HOWEVER, here is the problem: SPECIAL NEED: Need Petscan ...

Need a PetScan done under anesthesia to find the Primary Site of my Adenocarcinoma, Breast or Lung!

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I had my first asthma attack at age 48 and had no idea that it could lead to pneumonia; I had gone all of 2009 with out an asthma attack, but 2010 I had to go back on my normal maintenance asthma ...

Asthma to pneumonia - ARE YOU AT RISK?

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I have asthma first attack was at 48 and I'm 71 now; went 14 mo without an attack and then Feb. 2011 had an attack went to my doctor and he put me back on my meds plus short dose of steroids, but ...

Asthma and Heart problems caused by steroids, leading to hospitalization!

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Asthma has unfortunately become all too common, caused by a variety of factors. Here's what you can do to manage this chronic and very serious illness, from leading ear, nose and throat specialist ...

Princeline commented on Howdini's post How To Manage Asthma

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I have had asthma since 1988; had it under control for couple years. Last Feb. (2010) I had an attach, and I have been coughing since, gone to my doctor, been to emergency room, had PMT to the ...

Asthma

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Dr. Rabins discusses Alzheimer's and dementia and the symptoms of the diseases' patients. Dr. Rabins is a professor of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and co-author of "The 36-Hour ...

Princeline commented on EmpowHER's post The Symptoms and Stages of Alzheimer's and Dementia

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Article by Rheyanne Weaver Technology seems to get a bad rap when it comes to health, but some cell phone applications actually claim to improve health – specifically mental health. The ...

Princeline commented on Rheyanne Weaver's post Need to Think More Positive Thoughts? There's an App for That

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I was chosen to be a participant in the very first Stanford Healthy Lifestyle Program (SHLP) to be held at the Virginia Piper Cancer Center, Scottsdale, AZ.. First, class was Monday and will ...

New study group

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I was chosen to be a participant in the very first Stanford Healthy Lifestyle Program (SHLP) to be held at the Virginia Piper Cancer Center, Scottsdale, AZ.. First, class was Monday and will ...

Breast Cancer, Mastectomy, lymphedema, asthma, weight loss, exercise, essential oils, Dementia, Alzheimers

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People who have eczema as a child are nine times more likely to develop allergic asthma as an adult. That is the result of a new study out of the University of Melbourne, the Murdoch Children’s ...

Princeline commented on Denise DeWitt's post Childhood Eczema May Lead to Adult Asthma

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Hot flashes have been a constant problem for women in the United States. Each month there are articles about the best treatments for women experiencing hot flashes, and most of them look at ...

Princeline commented on Dr. Daemon Jones' post Hot Flashes--Treatments that May Help

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I have been asked to share the comments below by my dear friend/mentor and teacher, Barry Kapp. This piece is informative and gives us info regarding how we can help ourselves to health in this ...

Essential Oils and Mother Earth

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I am 70 and my husband, Hartmann, is 93 my parents introduced me to him when I was 18.5 and we were married when I was 23.5, so a 47 yr marriage. I worked and he has been retired since early 1990 ...

Alzheimer's and Caregiver burnout

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I am 70 and my husband, Hartmann, is 93 my parents introduced me to him when I was 18.5 and we were married when I was 23.5, so a 47 yr marriage. I worked and he has been retired since early 1990 ...

Alzheimer's and Caregiver burnout

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I am a breast cancer survivor of over 5 years! My husband who is many years older than I have been married 47 yrs and he has had dementia for about 15 years. Sept. 5 he fell and broke his wrist ...

Depression and Vitamin D

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I WENT TO SEE MY SISTER THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 20. SHE AND I HAVE TROUBLE GETTING ALONG, ALWAYS HAVE, BUT WE USUALLY DO THE YELLING AND SCREAMING OVER THE PHONE OR OVER THE INTERNET. WELL THIS TIME ...

Princeline commented on shannon.elwell's post FAMILY VIOLENCE BETWEEN ME AND SISTER AND HER HUSBAND

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So many people struggle with the stability of their mood it's a wonder any of us actually succeed. This doesn't mean we're supposed to be Stepford friends, wives, sisters or mothers, smiling and ...

Princeline commented on Aimee Boyle's post Natural Mood Stabilization

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We all know the "NIMBY" mentality: not in my backyard. In other words, we don’t care what goes on as long as it doesn’t affect us. While it's not a great mentality to have, most of us are NIMBYs ...

Princeline commented on Susan Cody's post Not In My Neighborhood: Minnesota Enclave Wants Dementia Patients to Find Somewhere Else to Live--Editorial

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I saw the doctor last week and will have ultrasound this week. My question is to my sisters, how many of you have deal with this? I have pain in the ovary areas, which started about week or so ...

Princeline commented on Princeline's post Vaginal Bleeding at age 70

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I saw the doctor last week and will have ultrasound this week. My question is to my sisters, how many of you have deal with this? I have pain in the ovary areas, which started about week or so ...

Vaginal Bleeding at age 70

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Yesterday I posted: Dementia/Alzheimer's and Being the caregiver I'd like very much to be part of this group and learn how I can be a better caregiving spouse, however, now he is in a home, so ...

Dementia/Alzheimer's and Being the caregiver

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The Beginning of A 56 day journey with no end! I am a breast cancer survivor; five years this past May, in my mind the magic number! Let’s do some personal history to set the stage: I am 70, ...

Dementia/Alzheimer's and Being the caregiver

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When I was diagnosed with breast cancer 23 years ago, there was no Internet and there were few ways to talk with other women. Today we are much more fortunate and have many avenues for gathering ...

Princeline commented on Pat Elliott's post Welcome to the group, what would you like to talk about?

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History of Personality Typing Do you have a Type A personality or a Type B personality? Do you even know what it means to have a Type A or Type B personality? Though you’ve probably heard the ...

Princeline commented on Darlene Oakley's post Are you Type A or Type B?

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Anyone who has been treated for breast cancer is at risk for developing breast cancer-related lymphedema or BCRL , a side effect that causes uncomfortable swelling in arms, breast and chest. ...

Princeline commented on Lynette Summerill's post Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema

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After 5 years with NO problems from my masectomy I have developed lymphedema....now getting PT, and have the sleeve, glove, doing water exercises, using essential oils with self massage but still ...

Lymphedema

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Five years clean – Anniversary DAY of my Mastectomy is May 9! OH WHAT A BEAUTIFUL MORNING, OH What a Beautiful DAY……maybe to some these is just words to a song, but to a Survivor it is a ...

Five Year Breast Cancer Survivor now Lymphedema

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I just read this and wanted to share: Almonds Almonds have many healing properties. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, almonds are considered anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic. They help with ...

Diet - Why YOU should eat Almonds

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I recently started dating a great guy that has told me that he has epilepsy that was diagnosed when he turned 21 years old. He is currently 35 years old and explained to me that he has seizures ...

Princeline commented on Loca's post Coping with Epilepsy

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May 5 will be five years since my mastectomy, so I am a SURVIVOR! Having said that there is now a problem that up until say a month ago I had not experienced....lymphedema....it is a constant ...

Lymphedema

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I am a CRONE, in fact I held my CRONING Ceremony, May 5, 1995 in Sedona. My life has been a path filled with many rocks and turns. I want to share with others and help them on their path.... I ...

Princeline commented on Princeline's post What stage of life are YOU?

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I am a CRONE, in fact I held my CRONING Ceremony, May 5, 1995 in Sedona. My life has been a path filled with many rocks and turns. I want to share with others and help them on their path.... I ...

What stage of life are YOU?

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Losing a job for a short period of time can generally cause some stress and depression, but picking up a new job can alleviate these mental issues in most cases. In long-term unemployment, ...

Princeline commented on Rheyanne Weaver's post Mental, Physical Health Effects of Long-Term Unemployment

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Princeline describes how she copes with her husband who was diagnosed with dementia after a stroke.

Princeline Shares How She Cares For Her Husband With Dementia (VIDEO)

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Princeline explains how she avoids upsetting situations when she is caring for her husband who was diagnosed with dementia.

Princeline Shares How She Avoids Frustrations With Her Dementia Husband (VIDEO)

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Princeline recalls her asthma attack triggers and explains what it feels like when she is having an attack.

Princeline Shares Her Asthma Attack Triggers (VIDEO)

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Princeline offers advice for women who will have a mastectomy.

Princeline Shares Advice With Women Who Need A Mastectomy (VIDEO)

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Princeline explains how EmpowHER helped her cope with a uterine cancer scare.

Princeline Shares How EmpowHER Helped Her Through A Uterine Cancer Scare (VIDEO)

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Princeline offers advice for dementia caregivers.

Princeline Shares Advice For Dementia Caregivers (VIDEO)

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Princeline recalls what happened when she was first diagnosed with asthma.

Princeline Shares How She Was Diagnosed With Asthma (VIDEO)

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Princeline explains how anxiety from other health issues added to her depression.

Princeline Shares How Anxiety From Health Issues Contributed To Her Depression (VIDEO)

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Princeline recalls the depression symptoms she dealt with.

Princeline Shares The Depression Symptoms She Experienced (VIDEO)

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Princeline offers advice to women suffering silently with depression.

Princeline Shares Advice For Women Suffering Silently With Depression (VIDEO)

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Princeline discusses why she wants to share her health experiences with other women.

Princeline Shares Why She Provides Her Health Story On EmpowHER (VIDEO)

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Princeline explains if she takes medication to treat her depression.

Princeline Shares If She Takes Medication For Depression (VIDEO)

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Princeline discusses the alternative methods she sought to help treat her depression.

Princeline Shares The Alternative Treatments She Sought For Depression (VIDEO)

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Princeline recalls when she decided to seek help for depression.

Princeline Shares When She Decided To Get Help For Depression (VIDEO)

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I am so tired of my wintertime dry skin! Do you have a favorite product, or regimen, that you use to prevent dry skin? I have sensitive skin, so try to only use dermatologist-approved, no ...

Princeline commented on Free2Bme's post Wintertime Dry Skin: Do you have a favorite product or strategy to prevent it?

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This is my month to tell the world, HOW WONDERFUL IT IS to be SURVIVOR....and to encourage each person male and female to gain education about the DISEASE and the symptoms....Ladies talk to the ...

Blessed to be Breast Cancer Survivor