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rattling the cage

I’ve had a migraine for two days now. This is not surprising. As my neurologist pointed out before he retired, a change in barometric pressure tends to trigger electrical storms in the brain. 1,287 more words


Vitamin D, Calcium a Bust for Preventing Colorectal Polyps

Taking vitamin D, calcium, or a combination of the two supplements, failed to prevent the recurrence of precancerous colorectal polyps in a large, randomized, placebo-controlled trial that followed patients for up to 5 years. 574 more words

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Hysteroscopy Day

After a week and a half of waiting, I was finally scheduled for this late afternoon.

Wake up at 6 and take Snythroid and chug a glass of water. 178 more words

October 2015

#TOTW from 14-09-15 'Bowel cancer screening can also detect polyps'


Short n’ sweet this week. As per usual i’ve managed to cover a rather wide range of topics this last week, but there was one in particular that I feel deserves a chance to be seen by more people. 61 more words

All I want for my birthday is a grandchild...

My MIL has been harassing me for a grandchild since my husband and I got married, 4 years ago. Although my struggle with infertility is fairly recent, I had a feeling I would have problems down the road when I was diagnosed 3 years ago with uterine polyps after months of abnormal bleeding. 145 more words


NSAIDs Linked to Long-Term Colon Cancer Risk Reduction

Regularly taking low-dose aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may lower long-term risk of colorectal cancer (CRC), new research suggests. The study was published online August 25 in the… 199 more words

Patient preferences of resect and discard paradigm

Dayna S. Early, MD, from Washington University School of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis in St. Louis, Missouri, USA discusses this Original Article, “Patient preferences of a resect and discard paradigm.” 375 more words