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6/10/15 - When The World Gets a Glimpse

Yesterday, I got my long awaited blood pressure monitor. It has been on my list of “must have’s” for nearly a year. I finally bit the bullet, so to speak – and spent the money on one that I found on Amazon. 268 more words

Jesus Christ

Researchers look to genetics to try to understand fainting

News Release

Researchers look to genetics to try to understand fainting

CALGARY — Calgary researchers are looking for people who faint to participate in a study that’s trying to pinpoint possible genetic causes for this common and debilitating condition. 539 more words

Why didn't I go to medical school?

I can’t stand the sight of needles or blood. When I go in for a blood test, I close my eyes and cringe. When it’s all over, I know it’s polite to assure the phlebotomist (that’s what they are called) that their technique was painless.  514 more words



I have my mother’s eyes and my father’s nose. I have my grandmother’s Irish hair and Irish complexion. I inherited my mother’s body and my father’s love of exercising it. 1,551 more words

Creative Writing



Fainting is also known as syncope, which is a complete or partial loss of consciousness with an interruption of awareness of oneself and one’s surroundings. 384 more words


It may knock me down... but it won't dampen my spirits.

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Sporting a classy new addition due to a blackout last night. All is well though and I got some anti-nausea shots so I am praying to be able to finally eat tonight.

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Autonomic Dysfunction

Sudden Blackness: I Didn't Notice That the Lights had Switched Off

I am learning that I am one of those few men who proactively address and reasonably respond to health problems or concerns when they arise or when I become aware that something is amiss. 1,069 more words

Health And Fitness