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  • 17 hours ago

    Need an Internist

    My daughter had a surgery(ep ablation) one year ago - things went poorly, New Orleans is no place for health care. Her EP is highly regarded, she has had a very hard time finding doctors for the myriad of symptoms she has - including and not limited to a brain tumor, stroke(from procedure), other brain damage - and her immune system is fighting her with inflammation in kidneys, liver, etc. Something is terribly wrong. Cannot get the hospital records o the procedure from the hospital, doctor, HIPAA....

  • I have to lose 70 pounds

    I have had my knee replacement surgically removed due to infection. I cannot use my leg to stand or walk. I am overweight. My surgeon will not give me another knee replacement until I lose 65 pounds. She says that surgery now could result in my death so this is her reasoning. I am wanting ideas on how I can lose weight with my limited mobility. I know what to eat however I need to get ideas on burning calories.
  • 2 days ago

    Forgetting to eat

    I work out for a solid hour 6 to 7 days/week (powerlifting and cardio). I have gained quite a bit of muscle but now need to lean up. Unfortunately, I forget to eat or get too engrossed in work to stop for meals during the day and it's making my body retain fat. I'm 164 lbs now and would like to get to 150 but it's not happening. I'd like to use an alarm reminder on my phone but really don't want to end up like Pavlov's dogs whenever I hear an alarm. Suggestions?
  • 2 days ago


    I am trying to lose weight and it stresses me that my weight gain is in my abdomen. my friend has offered me to try plexus which is natural but expensive. and the things that I know are contributing to my weight gain are the things I'm having trouble breaking away from.
  • Nutrition: What is a Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis (HTMA)

    Providing a mineral blueprint of one's biochemistry, a hair tissue mineral analysis can provide pertinent information about one's metabolic rate, energy levels, sugar and carbohydrate tolerance, stage of stress, immune system and glandular activity. A hair tissue mineral analysis performed by Analytical Research Labs, Inc., is a screening test for the level of 20 minerals and toxic metals in a sample of hair. It is a tissue mineral biopsy that is non-invasive, relatively inexpensive and extremely....
  • 3 days ago

    Recommendation for a Best Practice eating plan re CAD, AF, abdominal belly, in the face of many attempts at weight management.

    HISTORY of 48 years of fighting weight management and losing 100# 3X's, plus 6 graft bypass surgery 17 years ago, plus newly diagnosed with AF. Generalized inflammation throughout body resulting in multiple pains and mobility issues with accompanying de-motivation. This person has used the Weight Watchers plan about 3X's, Dean Ornish for 2 yrs, and etc. BACKGROUND: Apparently Australia is using the Wheat Belly diet, claiming that AF is a result of inflammation and can be reversed. Apparently....
  • 3 days ago

    Hystetectomy and menopause

    I had a partial Hysterectomy and then I gain 80lbs. That was when I was 30 I am 41 now and I think I'm going through menopause? Am I too young for menopause?
  • 4 days ago

    weight loss

    I need to lose 50 pounds, I am diabetic, taking metformin, I eat small portions and exercise 6 days a week. I can't seem to loose any weight. I need help
  • 4 days ago

    Blog: Is Your Morning Coffee Sabotaging Your Weight Loss?

    If you're a daily (or couple times daily) coffee drinker like me, our food and fitness blogger Katherine Brookings, MS, RD, has some good advice on why you shouldn't overlook the added calories that may be lurking in your cup. Luckily, she says you don't have to give up your daily caffeine fix to cut calories. Here are her tips on how to lighten the load of your coffee or tea: What are your thoughts? Are you already careful about how much sugar and creamer you but....
  • 4 days ago

    Do You Pack Your Lunch?

    Tomorrow is National Brown Bag-It Day, and there are plenty of good reasons to pack a lunch for work or just a long day away from home. One, it can be a mega money saver. And two, you’ll be making healthy choices that you can sit down and enjoy come lunch time. Become a lunch-packing pro with these tips from New York City-based registered dietitian Lauren Slayton: Do you pack lunches often? What are your favorites?