I don’t know how this happened. Years ago, 2011, I started blogging and rarely a comment except from hackers and questionable types, or my mother and husband-who had to find a way, if nothing else but TO SHUT ME UP! Hmm, could I be THAT BAD at blogging that in 12 years I have received NO credible comments! Being the sleuth that I am, this Nancy Drew started at the beginning and traced it back to settings. I had had checked that I wanted to enable comments, but while looking for something else, I found that another check mark for … Continue reading OH MY GOSH!!!
This morning the doctor said your husband has pericarditis, but he didn’t explain more. Briefly, ‘peri’ refers to surrounding, ‘cardio’ refers to the heart, ‘itis’ suggests inflammation. Put together: ‘something that surrounds the heart is inflamed. In pericarditis, it is … Continue reading Pericarditis?
At Rare Patient Voice, disease sufferers are given a voice, and are empowered as they share frustrations and challenges of living with a chronic illness. They may share suggestions for medical product or medication improvement; and they are listened to as some of their suggestions become the norm in clinical practice! Now, there’s a first: LISTEN TO PATIENTS, LISTEN TO CAREGIVERS! Currently, Rare Patient Voice has a survey opportunity for CAREGIVERS of lupus patients, which is a 30-minute zoom meeting with a compensation of $50. Please sign up at the link below to receive an email invitation to the survey. … Continue reading A fitting end to Lupus Awareness month
THE ABCs OF VACCINATIONS For a year, we masked, social distanced, washed down surfaces, barely lived, and stayed home all the time. Sometimes we learned things about each other that bored us to tears! Some even said we might need … Continue reading
AMINO ACID DERIVATIVE PROMISES TO BE THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH? Over years, our cells sustain damage from ‘free radicals’ which build up from toxic waste in our bodies. It is the job of anti-oxidants to prevent this. Blueberries have a … Continue reading