TPN stands for total parenteral nutrition, and it is used when the body cannot get nutrition from foods because the food doesn't get absorbed in the body. Some people get TPN for extended periods—or even for a lifetime.
Symptoms of children's heart defects. SVT (Supraventricular Tachycardia) and VSD (Ventral Septal Defect)- Learn the symptoms and how they treat with heart ablation.
Know the symptoms of a TIA (Mini-stroke). There is no time to waste. If you have these symptoms, get medical attention immediately. Read the causes and treatment options of a mini stroke.
Symptoms of Chronic Pulmonary Obstructive Disease (COPD) Emphysema and lung disease-My mother's story
Teens and depression symptoms. Growing up is not easy, and sometimes it's hard for teens to handle. Know the warning signs of depression and bullying in school
Getting dentures can be a process—from getting the teeth pulled and impressions made, to learning to talk and eat again. I've been through this already myself, I can help you know what to expect.
How to guide on paying for college and getting scholarships, grants and loans. Sources and information
Know the symptoms and warning signs of uterine cancer. Read about my mother's story of having uterine cancer that spread to her ovaries and lymph nodes.
Pituitary tumors usually do not cause noticeable symptoms for years. Prolactin secreting tumors and Cushing's Diesease are associated with Pituitary tumors.
What is Hazing? The dangers of hazing and Deaths of hazing are on the rise. Read about the dangers of hazing and how kids are dying from this horrific activity. Information for parents to know
My father's story of having throat cancer and his first warning signs. Throat cancer symptoms can include hoarseness, change in voice, and coughing up blood. Read his heroic journey.
Ovarian cysts are different from Ovarian cancer. Ovarian cysts are normally harmless unless they get big enough to cause a problem. This is my mother's story of ovarian cancer
Moles are common, but some types can be cancerous. Make sure you know how to keep track of your moles and which ones to watch out for.
My personal experience and the difference between Cleveland Clinic and Mayo Clinic. Get Information on attractions, hotels. Get phone numbers, restaurant information and more.
Hot spots are an allergic reaction do to fleas and irritate severely. Information about hot spots; they can do damage and are very painful.
Calluses on dog elbows are painful. If not taken care of, these sores can become infected and bleed. Learn how to heal cracked calluses on your dog's elbows.
The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota has much to offer. Here is information that may help you plan your trip.
Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (CVS) is a rare and sometimes, debilitating illness that affects children and adults. It usually starts off as a colicky, reflux disorder in children. In later years, it can turn into severe migraines. CVS is hard to diagnosis due to mimicking other illnesses.