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Migraine Friendly, Nightshade-Free Potato Salad

The weather fronts, seasonal allergens and hormonal swings over the past 1-1/2 weeks have left me wrestling with some mean migraines.

This afternoon my most recent migraine started to dissipate and I started thinking about food. 384 more words

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Finally some answers...

For the last couple of years I have developed heart burn and indigestion problems. Was started on PPI (proton pump inhibitors) followed by an EGD to verify if there was damage to my esophagus. 716 more words

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Getting Coverage with a Pre-Existing Condition

Part of my worries over the past few months of research have been dedicated to finding long-term international health insurance for my journey abroad. Taiwan- my premiere destination- has National Health Insurance, but I figured I’d have to maintain some kind of stateside insurance to avoid being penalized for a lapse of coverage back home. 637 more words

Living with Crohn's disease

Virginia Driftmier

More than 700,000 Americans are affected by an irritable bowel syndrome called Crohn’s Disease. Countless others are diagnosed every day.

At the age of 9, my older sister was diagnosed with Crohn’s. 857 more words



I am scheduled to have a Bacterial Breath Test in the morning. Another opportunity to take advantage of the “cash cow” when you have a disease. 34 more words

Exercise and Autoimmune Flares

Back in the 1980’s, I was into aerobics: step aerobics, the grapevine, big hair with headbands which eventually led to leotards, matching tights and leg warmers. 1,087 more words

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