Tag: Health Scares

My Laparoscopy Surgery To Treat Endometriosis & Remove Ovarian Cysts …And Why I Chose The Optional Endometrial Ablation

Ladies: Have you got endometriosis... and/or cysts on your ovaries? If so there's probably a laparoscopy in your future! I'm…

7 months ago

Should You Have A 3D Mammogram? I Did & Here’s What I Learned About 3D Breast Imaging

I recently went for a diagnostic 3D mammogram following a traditional 2D mammogram. Here's what I learned about who should…

7 months ago

How We Found Out That I Have Lyme Disease …From A Tick Bite

I had no idea I was suffering from the early signs of Lyme Disease - until I got the official…

7 months ago

What A Sleep Study Is Like: Things I Wish I Knew Before My Sleep Test

Have sleep problems? Me too. I recently spent the night at a Sleep Center to participate in a sleep study…

9 months ago

So THAT’s How They Tell You That You’ve Got Cancer… Jim’s Melanoma Skin Cancer Photos & Treatment Options

My husband received a melanoma diagnosis from a mole on his arm. You can see in his skin cancer photos…

9 months ago

Should You Let A Chiropractor Crack Your Neck? Is The ‘Neck Twist’ A Safe Way To Remedy Neck Pain?

I suffer from ongoing neck pain. My favorite 'adjustment' at the chiropractor's office (up til now) has been what I…

10 months ago

How To Clear A Clogged Ear Due To Sinus Congestion, Ear Wax, Fluid In The Ear From A Cold/Flu, Or Swimmers Ear

Wondering how to clear a clogged ear? Good news... it can be done naturally! I've tried these home remedies for…

10 months ago

Secondary Drowning And Dry Drowning: 2 Kids Swimming Hazards You Can Prevent If You Know The Symptoms

What do you mean you can drown and not even be in the water? That's what happens in dry drowning…

11 months ago

My Dad Has Shingles: What I’ve Learned About The Shingles Virus + The Best Home Remedies For Shingles

Have you had chicken pox? If so, you might end up with an outbreak of a different kind later on.…

1 year ago

Prop 65 Cancer & Birth Defect Warnings: Should You Really Be Worried About Them?

Have you bought any products that had a California Prop 65 warning label on them? I don't live anywhere NEAR…

1 year ago

Bug Bites & Allergic Reactions: Benadryl To The Rescue!

Spring is in the air and so are insects like bees, wasps, and mosquitos! An allergic reaction to bites or…

1 year ago

Vitamin C Overdose – Can You Really Overdose On Too Much Vitamin C?

There are a lot of mixed messages out there when it comes to how much Vitamin C is really safe…

1 year ago

Ganglion Cysts: What You Need To Know About Ganglion Cyst Treatment

Do you have a ganglion cyst? I do! I've had it for years -- it comes and goes. Here's what…

1 year ago

Getting An MRI?… 13 Things You Should Know Before You Have Your First MRI Scan

Having an MRI scan? I just had my first one and here are the 13 things I wish I had…

1 year ago

Expired Medication – Is It Safe To Take Expired Antibiotics & OTC Drugs?

Got expired medication? Here's the scoop on which prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines are still safe to take -- even after…

1 year ago

Addiction Intervention: An Overview Of How To Stage A Family Intervention

Have a loved one in need of a family intervention for alcohol or drug abuse? I've been there. Here's my…

2 years ago

What It’s Like To Have A Hysterectomy Surgery & What Recovery Is Like – I Had A Total Hysterectomy Using The DaVinci Robotic Surgery Method

I had a full hysterectomy at the age of 50, nine years after having a laparoscopy to remove endometriosis. Here…

2 years ago

Before You Have A Hysterectomy, Read These Tips That Helped Me Prepare For My Full Hysterectomy

To help other women in the same boat as me, I did a lot of research - before and after…

2 years ago

Online Counseling & Life Coaching – There’s An App For That! 3 Benefits Of Virtual Therapy

Need help but not sure where to turn? You're in luck! Online counseling and life coaching is available wherever you…

2 years ago

Prescription Drug Abuse: 5 Ways To Avoid & Overcome Addiction To Prescription Painkillers That Worked For Me!

Anyone can fall victim to prescription drug abuse without even realizing it... I did! I'm proof these tips will get…

2 years ago

Food & Medication Interactions: 6 Foods You Should Never Mix With Medicine

On antibiotics or meds for blood pressure, thyroid, or cholesterol? Watch for medication interactions if you eat bananas, fiber, soy,…

2 years ago

Processed Meat & Cancer: Can Eating Red Meats And Cured Meats Really Cause Cancer?

If you have a pronounced risk of colon cancer like me, you might wonder if eating processed meat & cancer…

2 years ago

Nervous About Getting A CT Scan? Anxious To Hear The Results? 5 Ways To Cope With Scanxiety

If you're anxious about getting a CT scan, these tips from someone who's been there with scanxiety might help. Here's…

3 years ago

Are You Eating GMO Foods? The Risks And How To Avoid Them

Do you know if you're eating GMO foods? Find out what the common GMO ingredients are, the potential health risks,…

5 years ago

My Personal Obesity Story: How I Got The Weight Off Without Yo-Yo Diets

How did I go from weighing 265 pounds to dropping down to a lean, mean 175 - without yo-yo dieting,…

5 years ago