It's more than just the blues and it's more than your garden variety every day depression. It is called Seasonal Affective Disorder and it is real.
Could I have Celiac Disease? "I don't have symptoms all the time, just sometimes." or "I can go days without being sick, then be sick for a month." Do these statements sound familiar? Let's talk!
Christy initially doctored for pain due to a foot injury. Julie had a stroke but still had unexplained pain, long after the stroke. Two different cases, same mystery diagnosis, different outcomes.
Sjögren’s syndrome mimics many diseases, so getting a diagnosis is often difficult. Take my short quiz, see what your score is, and I'll tell you what your score means.
Today, when we go to a doctor, we want immediate answers and some doctors are quick to oblige. But are they being too quick to diagnose and medicate? This article examines the pros and cons
Ever get a sudden jolt of electricity at the back of your neck? Did it run down your arms or back? Usually it's a sign of MS, but docs are on the alert for this as a sign of other neuro diseases.
Updated 12/21/14 I've always wondered "What happens after we die?" Witnessing the act of dying in my line of work has changed the way I think of death. It used to be a scary thought, but not anymore.
Step by step instructions on how this hubber attracts readers and makes money writing online, on HubPages and other sites. Includes resource list of active writing sites, checked and verified.
You can have all the signs, be told to get your affairs in order, and it is all a mistake. Many people are misdiagnosed with a disease that mimics dementia and Alzheimer's Disease. Learn about NPH
Step by step directions on how to construct an interactive story with multiple endings. Video examples and my own chapter flow chart included. Pick A Path books are not just for children anymore!
Brief overview explaining Bipolar Disorder. List of and videos about famous people living with Bipolar Disorder. Interview with Patty Duke and links to success stories.
UPDATED 5/20/2015 Here's easy to understand info about Pre-Diabetes & your risk of becoming a Diabetic. Includes step by step video, a list of symptoms and risk factors with lots of resources & links
This hub talks about my personal experience with menopause & herbal remedies that might help with nuisance symptoms that sometimes can be downright embarrassing! Lots of links for more resources.
My experience with Menopause, HRT and other remedies. Take the Menopause Quiz and see how your symptoms measure up. Learn how to "stage" your Menopause according to your symptoms.
This genetic disease strikes 1 in 188,000 infants and children, also found in 1 of 385 newborns in Old Order Mennonites of Pennsylvania. Learn the symptoms, tests, treatment plans, and resources
One in 4,000 babies are born with DiGeorge Syndrome. Here are the signs, symptoms, causes and treatment. View videos of children who grow up to live normal lives.
Poem about a mother's loss of a new life, suddenly taken
You got a letter that your doctor's not taking your health plan anymore & you're being assigned a new doc, a stranger. Here's a solution to keep your doc & still have a good health plan. It works too!
Sometimes constipation is a side effect of a serious health issue or medication. But if you have common constipation that can be relieved without a doctor's visit, here is some interesting information
When a hubber becomes ill, or dies, or in some way is not able to maintain their account (comments/publishing hubs), it's important to make sure someone has account access to carry on the work.
Announcing the publication of my short story "Not Quite Cricket" in an anthology collection.
Did you have bloodwork done & have no idea what the tests results mean? What is normal range? Here is a Complete Metabolic Panel with detailed range results. Part 1 of 3
Part 3 of 3. What your blood test results mean and how to get better results.
Continuation from Part One What Do Your Blood Test Results Mean. This hub covers Potassium, Sodium, CO2, Chloride, BUN (Blood Urea Nitrogen), Creatinine
Have you been a victim of Identity Theft and don't know how you can help protect yourself? Here's an invaluable tool for making online purchases.
Thomas Kinkade died today age 54. Here are some thoughts about his life and passing, and a slideshow of some of his works.
Do you have a ghost living at your house? Or maybe it follows you every time you move? Come get acquainted with our resident ghost.
Would you tell your employer if you had MS? Or would you keep it a secret? Here's part of my story (awordlover) along with links to FMLA, and current ADA laws.
Often when someone becomes chronically ill, it affects the whole family. Here are some strategies on how to deal with fatigue, being homebound, in bed , and how to network with others.
Here's how to find the right doctor for you, how to check out his credentials before your visit, and a list questions to take on your office visits.
Imagine getting an email "Your hubs have been viewed 10,000 times!" Update! Your hubs have been viewed 100,000 times! WOW. Here's some videos on creating hubs & advice from co-founder Paul Edmondson
Updated 9/11/2018 - Spam comments need to be moderated or they will bring down the rating of your hub. How do you handle Spammers?
Suggestions for a gluten free diet, and how I deal with Crohn's Disease, my surgeries, the medications I take and checklist for symptoms.
I'll bet Hub Pages is not at the top of your list for a search tool. Check out over 200,000 hubs on every topic from A to Z. Easy to use search box, lots of great stuff. Discover hubpages.com today.
Was some of your work copied by someone? Or was it just a coincidence? Free Plagarism Checker. How can you protect your work on Internet?
Do you have colon or thyroid problems? Selenium can help with that! Discover the wonders of Selenium, one of the cheapest antioxidants you can buy.
Do you have high or low blood pressure? Do you know your numbers? Here's what the numbers mean and explanation of the types of blood pressure
Updated 6/3/2014. Great photographs and story of the Costa Concordia Cruise ship wrecked near Tuscany Italy January 13, 2012. An interesting poll at end of hub.
Do you wonder what to ask your doc about your MS? Print my list of questions to take on your next appt. What famous people have Multiple Sclerosis? Answer interactive polls and leave your comments.
Fibromyalgia or FMS, is widely misdiagnosed and is not always treated with medication alone. Learn about "tender points", the signs & symptoms, treatments and what you can do for YOU! Lots of good information.
Laura gets a mysterious assignment with $500 cash advance asking her to come to the penthouse of a ritzy hotel. Is she being set up for danger? Published March 2013. **Ebook free 1/19/14. Link to site
Have you ever gone back to your childhood neighborhood to see what has changed? Or look at photo albums from years ago and wonder what your friends are doing now? A nostalgic trip to the old neighborhood holds a few surprises. Come join me.
A poem about gossip that flows with cadence and almost foot tapping rhyme. Quirky yet, for some people, a poem that might hit home.
Writing and where do the ideas come from? What keeps you from the actual task of writing?
A story poem of a seemingly homeless lady and a young woman who cared enough to stop and listen.
A nurse meets a patient with whom she has just a little too much in common. This story tells of how sometimes we can often make a difference in each other's lives and how sometimes that person is you.
Vitamin D, and D3 in your diet are essential. Here are dosages, product types, a latitude finder, blood tests to ask for before you start Vitamin D therapy, Toxicity levels, and What your doctor won't tell you.
If you get up a lot during the night to urinate, this is a method to totally empty your bladder that actually worked for me! No drugs or catheters; just a few extra minutes.