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Board: Hormone Problems 10-24-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 744
Posted By Busygirl
Re: Any women on Testosterone injections?

Hi, DiHuf.
Thank you so much for your note.
I am getting the injections at a doctor's office.
The doctor's office has been gradually increasing the dose when I come in (every 3-4 weeks.) I have...
Board: Hormone Problems 09-15-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 744
Posted By Busygirl
Any women on Testosterone injections?

Any women on testosterone injections?
My doctor suggested it for low Testosterone levels, and overall fatigue.
I am post menopausal.
Normal Testosterone levels for Females over 50 range from...
Board: Weight Loss 06-01-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,347
Posted By Busygirl
Re: Let's Do Lunch diet?

Dear tUrRrRa:
Thanks for your note. I think you and I eat similar foods. I am into health and fitness and I'm always up to try new things. I cook a lot of chicken and some lean hamburger. I...
Board: Weight Loss 05-31-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,347
Posted By Busygirl
Let's Do Lunch diet?

Hello! Has anyone tried the Let's Do Lunch plan? It was featured in the June issue of First magazine and there is a book on it also.

Briefly, you make lunch your main protein meal of the day. ...
Board: Alternative Medicine 03-12-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,147
Posted By Busygirl
Theta Healing

Just curious. Anyone have any experiences with Theta Healing? Seminars taught by Vianna Stibal or other instructors?
Thanks!
Board: Beauty & Cosmetics 07-06-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,045
Posted By Busygirl
Re: Style

Hi! Go to discount stores (Walmart or whatever is in your area.) for staples such as layering tees. Believe it or not, I have even found some cute flats and sandals there.

Look at fashion mags...
Board: Knee & Hip Problems 06-28-2007, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,663
Posted By Busygirl
Re: Knee keeps giving out

Get your knee checked by an orthopedic physician.
It will save you time and pain.
Good luck to you!
Board: Knee & Hip Problems 06-28-2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,106
Posted By Busygirl
Re: Knee pain mystery

Saw an orthopaedic physician today. Had lots of x-rays done. The physician rec. physical therapy for 4-6 weeks. :(
I've never had P.T. before.
Board: Knee & Hip Problems 06-25-2007, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,106
Posted By Busygirl
Question Knee pain mystery

Hi! I started a very active exercise program and I injured my knee, possibly on a leg press machine. Any type of lateral movements seem to exacerbate the condition. I have tried NSAIDs, tylenol,...
Board: Exercise & Fitness 06-21-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Ddr
Views: 736
Posted By Busygirl
Re: Ddr

They have something very similar in a large fitness facility I go to. The "dots" are larger and more "industrial strength". Also, the whole "pad" is much larger. It's kind of neat. People...
Board: Bowel Disorders 05-27-2007, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,201
Posted By Busygirl
Re: help me please only 15

Ranitidine is used to treat and prevent stomach ulcers and for GERD.
Did you mean merbentyl? Merbentyl is for abdominal pain.
Co-dydramol is for mild to moderate pain.

If you see a new doctor...
Board: Bowel Disorders 05-22-2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,201
Posted By Busygirl
Re: help me please only 15

Yes, I think you should get a second opinion from a different doctor.
I think you need another abdominal scan.

Write down all the dates of your medical history as you did in your post and take...
Board: Alternative Medicine 05-13-2007, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,407
Posted By Busygirl
Re: A very bad Leg injury

So many possibilities on what happened in this injury.
This may be more than a soft tissue injury. You just don't know at this point without diagnostic testing.
X-rays need to be done to see...
Board: Digestive Disorders 05-08-2007, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,621
Posted By Busygirl
Re: are colonics good for IBS/diverticulosis?

Check out the Bowel Disorder board, may find more answers to some of your questions there.
Colonics are not the same thing as Colonix.
Colonics are done with the help of a trained hydrotherapist....
Board: Hair Problems 05-08-2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,565
Posted By Busygirl
Re: emu oil shampoo & conditioner

Actually, I haven't seen emu oil offered in a shampoo formula in my area.
That said, I keep hearing that the emu oil is good for your scalp/hair and also coconut oil.
I don't think it would mess...
Board: Hair Problems 05-08-2007, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,589
Posted By Busygirl
Re: what to do with this type of hair problem?

Are you using a salon shampoo or over the counter brand?

Do you use a conditioner or creme rinse on your hair regularly?

I am wondering if you might have some product buildup on your hair? ...
Board: Exercise & Fitness 05-08-2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,176
Posted By Busygirl
Re: Working Out At Home

Hi! Way to go, girl! I have found that once you commit to change then change happens.

Ideas for fitness on the cheap. Walking, do invest in a good pair of athletic shoes. Set yourself a...
Board: Aging Issues 05-07-2007, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,634
Posted By Busygirl
Re: Question about my Grandmother

Okay, this is a long shot. The neurologist referred to "the white cable of the brain" (this is a bit technical) The brain is divided into hemispheres. The white matter of the left and right...
Board: Bowel Disorders 05-07-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 19,227
Posted By Busygirl
Re: Can I rule out colon cancer with my symptoms?

Sounds like the colon is impacted.

Here's some things to consider before your appointment:
How much water do you drink daily? Most people overestimate how much water they are actually...
Board: Bowel Disorders 05-07-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 898
Posted By Busygirl
Re: Strange diarerria

Girl, why would you feel ashamed? The doctor's job is to figure out what is going on and help you.

If you feel shy about talking to this doctor, find a doctor you feel more comfortable with. Or...
Board: Exercise & Fitness 05-02-2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By Busygirl
Re: QB next spring

Work with a trainer who is rec. in your area.
Analyse your strengths and weaknesses. Work on sprints, work with a harness, do hills, stairs, have good form. Explosive arm - you either have it or...
Board: Exercise & Fitness 04-23-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 925
Posted By Busygirl
Do you use a trainer?

I am debating about whether or not to hire a trainer.
It is a bit of an investment.
Tell me, was hiring a trainer worth it for you?
Also, how long did you use a trainer?
Board: Women's Health 04-23-2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,772
Posted By Busygirl
Re: This is going to sound odd...

No, it is not healthy at all. If she eats at least 3 x a day then she needs to have a bowel movement more frequently than "monthly."
Check out the bowel disorders/problems board for helpful info....
Board: Women's Health 04-23-2007, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,310
Posted By Busygirl
Re: My Pee Smells Sweet.....

Go to your doctor and get a urine analysis (UA) test.
Board: Women's Health 04-23-2007, 03:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,939
Posted By Busygirl
Re: wetness under the armpits! driving me nuts!

FYI. The name of the surgery is Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy (ETS) surgery. Sounds like you could either have the surgery or have the nerve clamped with titanium clips.
Underarm sweating is...
Board: Women's Health 04-22-2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,939
Posted By Busygirl
Re: wetness under the armpits! driving me nuts!

My teen daughter sweats alot under her arms as well. And it is frustrating. I have purchased those removeable underarm dress shields for her to put in her tops. Sometimes I also use double sided...
Board: Parkinson's Disease 04-20-2007, 09:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,620
Posted By Busygirl
Massage helpful for Parkinson's

Maybe this will help someone.

The Touch Research Institute has done a study on the effect of massage on Parkinson's patients. The study looked at adults with Parkinson's who received either...
Board: Parkinson's Disease 04-20-2007, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,843
Posted By Busygirl
Re: gambling and pd

I just read an article regarding Parkinson's sufferers likely to develop compulsive behaviors such as gambling.

The article seemed to think there was a connection between the compulsion and some...
Board: Bowel Disorders 04-18-2007, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,494
Posted By Busygirl
Re: bloated stomach

Call the GI office and ask to talk to the nurse. Tell her your symptoms, what you ate, how long it took after you ate for your abdomen to get bloated, etc. If you are on any meds tell the nurse...
Board: Alternative Medicine 04-17-2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,981
Posted By Busygirl
Re: Whole Body Cleanse?

There is a post on it in the bowel problems board you could check.
Board: Beauty & Cosmetics 04-17-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,695
Posted By Busygirl
Re: Nioxin shampoo and conditioner?

Scalp products. Well, I have read posts that talk about using emu oil, coconut oil or even castor oil on your scalp. (Note: Careful with the castor oil, it will make an oil stain.) I have not...
Board: Beauty & Cosmetics 04-12-2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 509
Posted By Busygirl
Question Scott Barnes make-up

I bought a lip slick (lip gloss). I'm not sure it's the right shade for me. I'll have to see what my friends say.

Has anyone tried this make-up line?
Board: Bowel Disorders 04-04-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,588
Posted By Busygirl
Re: Pls. help my son to his problem (constipation)

Try Plumsmart juice made by Sunsweet at your grocery store in the juice aisle. (It is not prune juice.) Plumsmart has fiber and minerals in it to keep the bowels regular. It acts as a natural...
Board: Aging Issues 04-02-2007, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,980
Posted By Busygirl
Re: 47 and feeling midlife

No, I'm not through it.

I've been looking for books that explain this phase of life.

To me it is most helpful to think of it as you now have new opportunities available to you. Maybe you...
Board: Digestive Disorders 03-31-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,029
Posted By Busygirl
Re: ? about antibiotics and probiotics

I agree call your doctor back.

An untreated urinary tract infection can develop into a serious health problem with life threatening complications. Untreated UTI's can permanently damage your...
Board: Parkinson's Disease 03-31-2007, 07:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 51,398
Posted By Busygirl
Re: end stage parkinsons question

Re: the halucinations, have you tried keeping a light on at night? That seems to help decrease the halucinations.

Maybe someone else can comment on stopping the meds.

Wishing you well.
Board: Vitamins & Supplements 03-31-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,778
Posted By Busygirl
Re: Probiotics

Re: Name of H.O.P.E. formula mentioned in an earlier post on this thread.
Brenda Watson, founder of ReNew Life Formulas. Also under Advanced Naturals line.
Board: Bowel Disorders 03-28-2007, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,258
Posted By Busygirl
Re: lower right abdomen pain

Call your student health center. They should have a nurse on call to listen to you and advise you on what to do.
I don't know if you have appendicitis or not. If it is appendicitis, you need...
Board: Bowel Disorders 03-24-2007, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,864
Posted By Busygirl
Re: Severe Rectal Bleeding

Make an appointment with a specialist - GI doctor or internal medicine.
A physician needs to rule out other possible diagnoses.
Go with your mom to the appointment.

Ask your mom how long this...
Board: Bowel Disorders 03-22-2007, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 21,485
Posted By Busygirl
Re: Prune Juice and water/mineral loss

Hmm. Lots of things going on. I'll only talk about two.

Get a second opinion from a different doctor.

Side note on magnesium.
Calcium needs magnesium to get into the cells. If calcium is...
Board: Bowel Disorders 03-22-2007, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,130
Posted By Busygirl
Re: Cranberry Juice?

If you are looking for a juice, you might try Sunsweet's product called PlumSmart Juice. Find it in the grocery store juice aisle. It has fiber, magnesium, potassium and other nutrients in it.
Board: Alternative Medicine 03-22-2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,073
Posted By Busygirl
Re: Befefits of Royal Jelly?

If you do a search you can find all sorts of benefits for royal jelly and bee pollen products. Personally, I tried a combination product of royal jelly, propolis and bee pollen and it didn't seem to...
Board: Alternative Medicine 03-22-2007, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,422
Posted By Busygirl
Re: Need help!!!

Check the foot boards here as well.
Board: Alternative Medicine 03-22-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,422
Posted By Busygirl
Re: Need help!!!

I have also heard about using vicks vaporub.

I think you should get a second opinion, go to another doctor.
Two years is such a long time to deal with this.

Good luck.
Board: Alternative Medicine 03-21-2007, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,214
Posted By Busygirl
Detox Foot Bath

Hi, all. Has anyone ever tried a detox foot bath?
You put your feet in this ionized water and supposedly all sorts of impurities come out of your pores.
Has anyone tried this? Does it work?
...
Board: Aging Issues 03-19-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,006
Posted By Busygirl
Re: Help! Midlife slump

Thanks, Diane! That was a very positive post. I agree, exercising can improve your outlook. And as a matter of fact, I did go for a walk tonight with a friend and I did enjoy it. The weather has...
Board: Alternative Medicine 03-19-2007, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,271
Posted By Busygirl
Re: Homeopathy/natural remedy for Anxiety

Natural Vitality makes a powdered magnesium drink called "Natural Calm". The powdered form makes it absorb quickly. It is supposed to relax your nerves and muscles naturally. Find it at a health...
Board: Bowel Disorders 03-19-2007, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 870
Posted By Busygirl
Re: Constipation help

Yes, agree, fiber, water, lots of fruits and veggies are all good.
Exercise is good, too.

Few other ideas: I have heard that Sunsweet's product "PlumSmart" Plum juice is helpful to get people...
Board: Aging Issues 03-18-2007, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,006
Posted By Busygirl
Help! Midlife slump

Hello all. Does anyone else feel like they are in a midlife slump?

What helped you out of it?

Thank you for your replies.
Board: Bowel Disorders 03-17-2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,744
Posted By Busygirl
Re: colon cleanser

****** Dr. Natura. He has a Colonix colon cleanser. I have not tried it, however, you could also run a search on it in these health boards.

I can think of some other products, however, they are...
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