Help! I’m Sick and Now Have to Take These Horse Pills to Feel Better?

Help! I’m Sick and Now Have to Take These Horse Pills to Feel Better?

I woke up one morning and my head was just aching, and I was completely stuffed up … I caught the dreaded cold going around! I thought I had been so careful, staying away from people and washing my hands all the time, but somehow those terrible little germs found me.

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Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

The summer is usually a fun time for kids, but many people don’t know that July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month. Arthritis in children can be painful – it affects not only joints but organs, too. While many cases of juvenile arthritis can last months to years, some children suffer from this disorder well into their adult years.

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You Are Not Alone … Millions of People Have Trouble Swallowing

You Are Not Alone … Millions of People Have Trouble Swallowing

June is Dysphagia Awareness Month. Dysphagia is defined as difficulty swallowing, when food or drink takes more time and effort to move from your mouth to your stomach. For many people, this is annoying or even painful, for others it can be impossible to swallow.

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I Was Having Trouble Swallowing and Now I’m Waiting to Find Out if I Have Esophageal Cancer

I Was Having Trouble Swallowing and Now I’m Waiting to Find Out if I have Esophageal Cancer

Like many of us, I never gave much thought to esophageal cancer. It didn’t impact me or anyone I knew. Then, all of that changed when I had to go in for testing and get biopsies done to see why I was having pain and trouble swallowing. I started doing research on what some of the issues could be and what I could possibly be facing.

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Can’t Swallow Food, Can’t Swallow Pills, and It’s All Due to My Allergies???

Can’t Swallow Food, Can’t Swallow Pills, and It’s All Due to My Allergies???

Seriously, I think I’m just not going to eat anymore! When I eat, food gets caught in my throat and it’s hard to get it to move down. And don’t get me started on trying to swallow pills!

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Having a Rare Disease is Hard Enough Without Having to Worry About Swallowing Medications

Having a Rare Disease is Hard Enough Without Having to Worry About Swallowing Medications

February 28, 2022 is Rare Disease Day!

According to rarediseaseday.org, rare diseases impact more than 300-million people worldwide. By raising awareness, those with rare diseases are hoping to work towards equity in social opportunity, healthcare, and access to diagnosis and therapies.

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2022 … Help Me Out! I Can’t Squeeze into My Pants and I’m Choking on My Weight Loss Supplements!

2022 … Help Me Out! I Can’t Squeeze into My Pants and I’m Choking on My Weight Loss Supplements!

Let’s face it, the past couple of years have been hard and have led to a number of challenges. I don’t know about you, but my biggest challenge is getting rid of the weight I put on. I mean, what was there to do while being stuck at home … workout or sit in front of the TV and eat? I opted for sitting around and eating. And when things opened back up, I was so set in my routine of sitting around and eating, that I kept doing it. Not the smartest decision 🤦‍♀️.

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