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Ongoing SLIT experiments with various irritants/allergens somewhat positive.

Posted 01-31-2010 08:39 AM by Machaon
Updated 02-07-2010 06:14 AM by Machaon

For all of 2010, and perhaps beyond, I intend to continue with my inexpensive (cost=ZERO), at-home SLIT allergy treatments for Asthma.

I have been significantly modifying my SLIT procedure, in several ways, and among the changes, not always placing the allergen/irritants under the tongue. I want to discover the method and process for SLIT that has the most significant impact at desensitizing my allergies and Asthma. The medical world is still experimenting with SLIT, but their progress...
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Surviving deadly, debilitating combo of Heart Failure, A-Fib and Insulin Resistance

Posted 04-10-2010 01:59 AM by Machaon

I am near 70 and have had Congestive Heart Failure, Persistent Atrial Fibrillation, Chronic Tachycardia, Chronically High Blood Pressure, Immune System Dysfunction, Insulin Resistance, Pre-Diabetes, High Cholesterol, High Triglycerides and Asthma for over twenty years.

I have learned how to lower my blood pressure down to very healthy levels, reduce my heart rhythm problems, improve my heart failure, improve my [U]Immune System/Neurohormonal System[/U] problems, get my Cholesterol...
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Bunionectomy - the good, the bad and the ugly

Posted 08-30-2011 11:35 AM by emmac25

I wanted to write a thorough "review" of my surgery to hopefully help those who are as scared as I was for my buinonectomy.

Let me start off by saying I was TERRIFIED. I had panic attacks for weeks leading up to it.

I've had very bad bunions for as long as I can remember, as well as hammer toes on both second toes. My big toe was bent probably towards 2pm on my right foot! It was very very bad, and for my age (30) my surgeon said it was one of the worst she...
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Autism Symptoms in Boys vs. Girls

Posted 04-11-2013 07:26 PM by ChristaIB
Updated 10-17-2013 10:59 AM by ChristaIB (providing updated CDC link)

April is Autism Awareness Month, so we are taking this opportunity to provide information about this challenging disorder. In recent years, autism into the mainstream media and advocated for more research studies that examine possible causes of the disorder. There is also increasing attention being paid to changes in treatment approaches for children who have been diagnosed with autism.

You may...
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In Recovery: How Do You Cope with Stress?

Posted 09-03-2013 03:10 PM by ChristaIB
Updated 09-05-2013 11:10 AM by ChristaIB

Did you know that September is coping with stress in healthy ways, particularly if you previously used alcohol or other chemical substances to deal with addiction problems, dealing with stress is particularly challenging. The American Psychological Association indicates that at least 73 percent of Americans experience some form of stress, and that most people do not have effective coping mechanisms.

People who are address daily stress triggers in a healthy way. By using healthy methods...
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