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Gastroparesis and J-Tubes

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Release Date: 11/17/2020

Vertigo A Dizzying Diagnosis! show art Vertigo A Dizzying Diagnosis!

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This week we have the pleasure of speaking once again with Lauren Ryan.  She joined our show previously and was more than happy to join us again to discuss a dizzying diagnosis: VERTIGO!    Vertigo is a symptom, rather than a condition itself. It's the sensation that you, or the environment around you, is moving or spinning. This feeling may be barely noticeable, or it may be so severe that you find it difficult to keep your balance and do everyday tasks. Attacks of vertigo can develop suddenly and last for a few seconds, or they may last much longer. If you have severe...

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Parkinson's Caregiving show art Parkinson's Caregiving

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Our guest on todays show is Elizabeth "Liz" Coy.  She is a full time Business Development Executive, and now also a caregiver for her dad who has developed Parkinson's.   People with Parkinson’s disease rely on caregivers for a wide range of support — from driving them to doctors’ appointments to helping them get dressed. As the disease progresses, dependence on caregivers increases substantially. Caregivers can help people with Parkinson’s adjust to the disease’s effects on the body. And knowing that a loved one is cared for can help the entire family adjust to the...

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Processed Food Addiction show art Processed Food Addiction

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Our guest today will be speaking about processed food addictions.  Dr. Ifland has been creating breakthroughs in recovery from food addiction from 1999 with her first popular book to 2018 when her textbook, Processed Food Addiction: Foundations, Assessment, and Recovery was released by CRC Press.   She founded the online Addiction Reset Community (ARC) in 2016, . The Facebook group, ‘Food Addiction Education’ (2014) and (2014) provide free support.  Reset Week  is the first online live video program for withdrawal (2018).  ARC Manager Training is a program...

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Travel with a Disability show art Travel with a Disability

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Our guest this week is Tarita Davenock, M.A. CTC  CEO,   Our guest this week is Tarita Davenock, M.A. CTC  CEO, Travel for All Inc. ​ Tarita has built a reputation as a global expert in the field of accessible travel, and inclusive tourism.   A speaker and contributor to the Hungton Post, and other travel publications she is sought after for her extensive business knowledge as an entrepreneur with a disability and is passionate about creating access for all.    Tarita has served in a diverse range of roles over the years in promoting greater accessibility...

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Oral Cancer show art Oral Cancer

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According to the World Health Organization there are approximately 650,000 new cases of oral cancer each year world wide.  Oral cancer includes cancers of the mouth and the back of the throat. Oral cancers develop on the tongue, the tissue lining the mouth and gums, under the tongue, at the base of the tongue, and the area of the throat at the back of the mouth. Oral cancer accounts for roughly three percent of all cancers diagnosed annually in the United States, or about 53,000 new cases each year. Oral cancer most often occurs in people over the age of 40 and affects more than twice as...

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Group B Strep show art Group B Strep

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Bacteria called group B Streptococcus (group B strep, GBS) commonly live in people’s gastrointestinal and genital tracts. The gastrointestinal tract is the part of the body that digests food and includes the stomach and intestines. The genital tract is the part of the body involved in reproduction and includes the vagina in women. Most of the time the bacteria are not harmful and do not make people feel sick or have any symptoms. Sometimes the bacteria invade the body and cause certain infections, which are known as GBS disease. ​ GBS bacteria can cause many types of infections: ...

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Dentures show art Dentures

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Dentures are removable appliances that can replace missing teeth and help restore your smile. If you’ve lost all of your natural teeth, whether from gum disease, tooth decay or injury, replacing missing teeth will benefit your appearance and your health. That’s because dentures make it easier to eat and speak better than you could without teeth—things that people often take for granted. When you lose all of your teeth, facial muscles can sag, making you look older. Dentures can help fill out the appearance of your face and profile. They can be made to closely resemble your natural teeth...

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Medicinal use of Cannabis show art Medicinal use of Cannabis

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Cannabidiol (CBD) oils are low tetrahydrocannabinol products derived from Cannabis sativa that have become very popular over the past few years. Patients report relief for a variety of conditions, particularly pain, without the intoxicating adverse effects of medical marijuana. ​On todays show we are speaking with the Dynamic Duo at CannaPros inc. about the various Cannabis products typically used in healthcare.  Danny J Gallo (Klimczak)​ Founder & Alex Krupa COO of www.CannaProsDistribution.com have a wealth of knowledge and are eager to educate the masses on this valuable plant!...

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Shingles (Herpes Zoster) show art Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

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Shingles is a painful rash that develops on one side of the face or body. The rash consists of blisters that typically scab over in 7 to 10 days and fully clears up within 2 to 4 weeks.  Before the rash appears, people often have pain, itching, or tingling in the area where it will develop. This may happen several days before the rash appears. Most commonly, the rash occurs in a single stripe around either the left or the right side of the body. In other cases, the rash occurs on one side of the face. Shingles on the face can affect the eye and cause vision loss. In rare cases (usually...

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Juvenile Arthritis & hEDS show art Juvenile Arthritis & hEDS

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Squeeze a world of passion, goal driven problem solver and an adventurous triathlete into 5 feet of fun and you get Faith Louise Cooper. Faith Louise grew up in a family of 5 with 2 younger sisters.  At the 12 she was diagnosed with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, now known as Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.  In 2017 she was diagnosed with hypermobility syndrome and was recently changed to Hypermobility Ehlers Danlos Syndrome abbreviated as hEDS.  Her younger sister also battles with hEDS on a daily basis.   Faith Louise joined the swim team in middle school to help manage...

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Ambre is a gastroparesis patient. She was diagnosed in 2016, after suffering with GI symptoms for nearly 2 years. Her disease has progressed to where she is now completely dependent on enteral nutrition. In the last two years she has become a vocal advocate for the gastroparesis community. She has also, in the last year become a vocal advocate for feeding tubes and body positivity.

Ambre Minty

By participating in several photoshoots to help with body positivity and awareness for medical devices, she hopes to encourage others. She writes a blog about her journey with chronic illness. She uses her platform for awareness, education, and positivity. She strives to encourage and empower others living with chronic illness.