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sheila727 posted to the Health and Nutrition board. 56 minutes ago

men vs women with heart disease

It's very important to recognize the reality that--still today--far too many physicians remain unaware of the symptoms of heart disease in their female patients. Here's an excerpt from a respected cardiologist's just-published book. The cardiologist [more]

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sheila727 posted to the Words, Words, Words board. 7:38 PM

great signage

On a blackboard outside a coffee place:

How does Moses make his coffee?

HE-BREWS IT!


=sheila

Fri Nov 21

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sheila727 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 11:26 PM

Re: This door is.....

And my friend's golf clubs are all nicely ironed.
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They mostly won't care... but some wood.



And some might be tee'd off.

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sheila727 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 10:26 PM

Re: This door is.....

The carpet is lying low.

My carpet is quite rugged. And my friend's golf clubs are all nicely ironed.

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sheila727 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 12:09 PM

Re: This door is.....

Some windows are silly, and some are pained. And the corner always has its own angle on things.

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sheila727 replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 12:54 AM

Re: Assisted living questions?

There's a website to check to see if by some chance your dad is eligible for govt benefits that you are unaware of:
https://www.benefitscheckup.org/

For locating elder care attorneys in your [more]

Wed Nov 19

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sheila727 replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 7:50 PM

Re: Assisted living questions?

You need to get the assistance of an elder care attorney and/or geriatric social worker. They know the ropes. If you want to look into this, I'll give you some links for identifying candidates.

=sheila

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sheila727 replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 3:23 PM

Re: Long time no see ;)

- My father, and also a couple of siblings, have throat spasms sometimes, and it's typically due to dehydration and/or food texture.

Her dad has Alzheimer's, so it's a very different issue. Loss of the ability to swallow eventually [more]

Tue Nov 18

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sheila727 replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 10:42 PM

Re: Long time no see ;)

Greek style has a wonderful texture. Also, roasted or baked sweet potatoes can be mashed and have a better taste than any kind of baby food....

Instead of having the yogurt separately, I'd add it to the mashed foods, or I fear they [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 5:48 PM

Re: Long time no see ;)

And things like tomato soup wouldn't even need to be pureed.

I would combine several soups for a single meal -- like tomato soup, or cream of tomato soup, with creamed butternut squash or creamed sweet potato soup. The taste would be [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Taking Care of Parents board. 10:13 AM

Re: Long time no see ;)

If you prefer the convenience of purees that you don't have to make yourself, then I would certainly buy them in a health food store. I would also see what you can do with a blender or food processor, preparing food for him a you normally would and [more]

Sun Nov 16

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 3:36 PM

Re: Online Cancer Support Group

Rosewine -- my cousin said that there's a helpful GBM support group on Facebook.

And to mention again -- if there is a trial involving nivolumab or pembrolizumab (they are anti-PD-1 inhibitors) that is feasible for the two of you, absolutely [more]

Fri Nov 14

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 12:32 PM

Re: testosterone reaction

We drink almond milk (no dairy milk in our house other than low-fat kefir), eat almonds and other nuts--especially walnuts, each daily chia seeds, each eat 1 or 2 avocados a week, and I use olive oil in cooking and salads.

Re the [more]

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 12:03 AM

Re: testosterone reaction

CoQ10 isn't for acute intervention for hypertension. It manifests gradually over time, if taken at a sufficient dose (200-300 mg/day).

=sheila

Thu Nov 13

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 11:59 PM

Re: Online Cancer Support Group

I would also suggest that if you have access to a trial with nivolumab that you find out if he is eligible.

=sheila

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 11:58 PM

Re: Online Cancer Support Group

A cousin I'm very close with, a retired nurse who is a breast cancer survivor, went through GBM with her husband. I'll ask her if she found any online support sources.

=sheila

Mon Nov 10

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 3:42 PM

Re: The HOW vs. WHY Of Getting Fat

you're eating more than you believe or moving less or a combo of the two.
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No, I'm not. I weigh/measure my food. All of it.


Why does she ALWAYS HAVE to be right. [more]

Sat Nov 8

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sheila727 replied to the Women's Health Issues board. 12:07 AM

Re: New protocol?

I know that at least with some cancers--breast cancer, for example--the newer approach is to use a significantly lower dose of radiation and to administer is every day. It's been found to be as or more effective than giving a huge dose once or twice [more]

Fri Nov 7

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sheila727 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 2:00 PM

Re: saving english?

:-)

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sheila727 replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 1:55 PM

Re: Public Health: Clean water and sewers

The author was a guest on The Colbert Report last night. It was fascinating! He talked about the monumental impact of reliable clean drinking and cooking water. I had never thought much about that before, and always taken it for [more]

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