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Stop Nosebleeds In A Pinch

We’ve all been there before: the dreaded bloody nose. The two most common causes of nosebleeds (the medical term is epistaxis) are dry air (dry nasal membranes are more susceptible to bleeding and infections) and nose picking. 270 more words

Heart Health

This Post Brought To You From The Emergency Room.

So, about two and a half weeks ago, I sprinted to catch the bus on a Monday night and my leg just went NOPE. Just this stab of extremely sharp pain and then it was extraordinarily hard to put weight on it. 646 more words

Acts Of Bloggery

Week 12: 18 Miles

I’m finally a runner.

To most people, that probably seems crazy. I ran two half marathons before my deep vein thrombosis (DVT or blood clots), and have run five more half marathons and dozens of shorter races since my DVT. 441 more words

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Dr. Carolyn Dean Radio Archive 4-14-14 Hour 1

Presentation: What does partnering up and doing your own research mean? How can I shift from the traditional medicine model to self-empowered health choices?

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The Blood Clot

This poor man seems to get every possible side effect going. Today started off with his left leg completely swollen right from his ankle up into his groin. 460 more words


Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Through the Ages Continued

Last week we began studying the history of DVT. The most important advances in the field of DVT therapy occurred during the first half of the 20th century. 882 more words

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Iron: Is Too Much Harmful? (Infographic)

Getting enough iron is important for immune function, but what happens when your body gets too much? Having excess iron – iron overload –  can pose serious health risks and be especially toxic for those with sickle cell anemia. 43 more words

Sickle Cell Anemia