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Tova7's Articles In Health & Medicine
December 8, 2016 by Tova7
 

There are days I am so stressed out, tense and unable to sleep there is only one thing that can actually break through the constant barrage of thoughts and worries.

ASMR, or Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response Videos on Youtube.  It is defined as "usually experienced through a relaxing tingling in the scalp and the back of the neck and can extend into the rest of the body."

 

Essentially it is audio stimulation of a sort.  Wearing a good set of ear buds you lis...
September 15, 2011 by Tova7
I followed Bill Phillips’ Body For Life fitness program for years.  Recently though, I got bored with going to the gym and lifting “heavy” three times a week.  I understand muscle mass is important, that we start losing it around 30 if we don’t do something to stop it….but I’m tired of lifting heavy…

One of the anti-estrogen/cancer fighting drugs I take causes severe joint pain, and lifting heavy isn’t really helping in that area&nbs...
February 5, 2008 by Tova7
This is a bit of rant..... My uncle had polio when he was a child.  He wore braces and received treatment and grew into adult hood.   He held a very physical job until retirement about 8 years ago.Once he retired he was diagnosed with RA.  The RA was painful enough he didn’t want to move, so he gained copious amounts of weight until his 5’4” frame reached 300 pounds.  Needless to say, he couldn’t walk.  He was confined to a wheel chair and needed a walker to us...
October 11, 2007 by Tova7
I know we have some parents of infants here (kids under two).  If you aren't one, you probably know one.  I found this today while perusing the news.

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Drug makers on Thursday voluntarily pulled children's cold medicines off the market less than two weeks after the government warned of potential health risks to infants.


Over-the-counter medications aimed at children under the age of two are being removed from store shelves because of rare instances of parents ...
September 21, 2005 by Tova7
Is it possible to have the FLU this early in the season?

I am so SICK and I swear I have the flu....fever, chills, aching, headache, sore throat.....

Of course my husband is gone. Mom's NEVER get a sick day.