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Secondary Erythromelalgia – 1st VISIBLE Environmental Disease?

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October 9, 2016

      I’m beginning to think that Secondary Erythromelalgia (EM) is akin to the body’s unregulated and grossly exaggerated “defensive” response to toxins or abnormal systemic conditions or diseases. Technically it manifests as both a neurological and vascular disorder but reversing it or medically treating it to the point where the patient is no longer handicapped by it or even free from […]

My IBD British Brethren in London

Dear London-based IBDers:

       I will be staying in a downtown London hotel from June 7th to June 10th and if you are interested in being interviewed for a Documentary my non-profit is producing on raising global awareness of the potential severity and pervasiveness of Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, I would very much like to make your acquaintance and I encourage you to contact me.  My Twitter Handle is […]

Crohn’s Disease “Q & A”

Crohn's Disease Warrior Patrol www.TheCDWP.org  “Patients helping other IBD patients is often the best medicine.”

Q & A re: Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome Q & A re: Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

 

 

 

 

 

 

           During my various daily interactions in the different health […]

Medical importance of taking an extensive “Patient History”

While this video was created from a recent interview with a top gastroenterologist to shed light of the Diagnosing Difficulties involved with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis, it is directly relevant to the current Ebola Outbreak because it reveals the diagnostic importance of taking a simple, but extensive, “Patient History.”

In a technological time of seemingly pin-point medical diagnostic testing, I found this […]

Crohn’s Disease: 3-year old talks about his Dad’s illness

“I can handle things! I’m smart! Not like everybody says… like dumb…”

It’s two (2) more years till Kindergarten, and I am already SO over Fisher-Price toys and smiling on-command every time one of my Mom’s friends talks gibberish to me just to make me like her.  Everyone does that to me; even my aunts and uncles.  I don’t get these people; just because I don’t […]

Autoimmune & Rare Disease “Diagnosis Journey”

Live the Journey

Leave a CommentIt starts with a Primary Care Physician

Based on the structure of the Healthcare System in the United States, for example, patients experiencing abnormal or unusual symptoms usually start their quest for a diagnosis with their “1st level” primary care physician […]

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