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Recovery-Surgery -Peroneal tendon and other fixes!

Posted 01-07-2014 at 08:28 AM by Vanessa724

Well day 1 post op has begun! what a day it was yesterday for surgery. Snowstorm,freezing cold weather,short staffed at hospital! But made it through! New to this blogging but thought id give it a try. Heard its good mental therapy! So cheers to the next few months of this!
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How a Gluten-Free Diet Can Help

Posted 09-20-2013 at 09:33 AM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
Updated 09-20-2013 at 09:42 AM by ChristaIB

what’s the deal with gluten-free diets?

About Gluten

Gluten is a gummy, sticky protein that occurs naturally in wheat, barley, and rye, and bread dough won’t rise properly without it. Additionally, gluten is added to or used in the following foods:
  • in finished breads and rolls to provide a light chewy texture
  • as a thickener in soups, sauces, and dairy products
  • as a binder and texturizer in meat and fish substitutes
  • as a flavor enhancer in spice
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4 Common Causes of Stomach Pain

Posted 06-11-2013 at 10:45 AM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
Updated 10-17-2013 at 10:55 AM by ChristaIB

stomach or abdominal pain, you should be evaluated by your doctor to rule out any serious underlying cause. If your stomach pain is less frequent or not so severe, you may be able to figure out on your own what is causing it. Here are some of the more Heartburn[/B]
This type of stomach pain is most typically characterized by a burning sensation that begins in your stomach and moves up into your chest....
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Life with gastroparesis

Posted 02-27-2012 at 03:09 PM by sue97
Updated 02-27-2012 at 07:30 PM by Administrator


This is the first blog I have written. i have a contition called Gastroparesis or paralasis of the digestive system. It causes severe pain, nausea, severe vomiting,bloatibg,belching, malnutrition.
I have suffered from this since 2008. At first the hospitals said they didn't know what was wrong with me. I was told by one Dr that they may never find out what was wrong and I would just get worse until they would have to put an NG tuble in to feed me. I went home devastated...
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Colonoscopy Preparation and Moviprep

Posted 02-27-2012 at 04:21 AM by DaniDee
Updated 02-28-2012 at 12:56 AM by Administrator

After taking my first round of moviprep last night and actually gagging back my last sip of the dose, I panicked at the thought of having to have another round the next day (today). So, I read through about 4 pages of blogs on different sites and a few people mentioned lemons. I thought about how "back in the day" lemon did an amazing job clearing up the horrible taste of tequila, and thought, why not try it. So, I cut up a small lemon in quarters.
And had a small glass of coke(4oz)...
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