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Forum: Women's Health   08-24-2015, 11:27 AM
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Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
Lowering Triglycerides

I have major problems with both my triglycerides and Cholesterol.

I am wondering what are some ways besides meds and diet changes that can lower the triglycerides especially.

My numbers stay...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-21-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,583
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
My ds is 10 and he has seen his dad walk through...

My ds is 10 and he has seen his dad walk through the house in the past sans clothing and has yet to ask, I have heard others say that they always though that as a child they just thought theirs would...
Forum: Intact Care   08-20-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
Right now as long as he is urinating I wouldnt do...

Right now as long as he is urinating I wouldnt do anything. He may be having a little separation right now causing some irritation. Keep an eye on things but unless you can be sure the Dr. wont try...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-20-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,583
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
How is having an open wound in a dirty diaper...

How is having an open wound in a dirty diaper until it heals cleaner? Cleaning is simple from birth until natural retraction the foreskin is stuck to the glans so you wash it like a finger from base...
Forum: Site Help   08-19-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
Resources for the CAC forum

There used to be a Resources sticky thread in the CAC with links to the video and other important links. I was just looking for it and was unable to find it?
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   08-19-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,583
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
OK the thing is in your brothers generation not...

OK the thing is in your brothers generation not many where left intact. Anywhere from 80-90% depending on where you lived. Now the rates of circ are well below 50% in most areas so your ds if circed...
Forum: Intact Care   08-19-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
Good luck to you and your ds and keep us updated....

Good luck to you and your ds and keep us updated. I would find a Dr who is willing to do either the dorsal slit or the prenprutioplasty.
Forum: Intact Care   08-13-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
If it where my ds I would refuse circ with no...

If it where my ds I would refuse circ with no compromise. I would ask for steroid cream to loosen the foreskin. Normally at his age I wouldnt use it but in this case I believe it is warrented.

In...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-23-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 485
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
Latest news states that he is still intact and...

Latest news states that he is still intact and his mom has retained a lawyer.
Forum: Women's Health   06-14-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
It never got worse thankfully. I was super sore...

It never got worse thankfully. I was super sore there for a day and each day the soreness gets better. I know it is still there but I think it will be alright for now.

When dh's insurance kicks...
Forum: Women's Health   06-11-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
I am keeping my fingers crossed it goes away or...

I am keeping my fingers crossed it goes away or at least dosnt pop. it does feel slightly better right now in that I can stand up straight to walk. Using the bathroom is a really painful experience...
Forum: Women's Health   06-11-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
Exclamation Ovarian cyst, what to watch for.

I am 99% sure I am dealing with an ovarian cyst. I have had trouble on the left side before but this time the pain is much more intense.

When I walk it is like being stabbed and sitting it aches....
Forum: Intact Care   06-11-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
My ds went through the severe swelling and pain...

My ds went through the severe swelling and pain when he was around 2yo his was caused by me letting him touch himself with dirty hands after playing outside during a diaper change.

I used OTC...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-05-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,446
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
Has no one else accidentally scratched or pinched...

Has no one else accidentally scratched or pinched their newborn?

It is very clear they feel pain and they feel it acutely. I am a firm believer that they not only feel pain but they feel it more...
Forum: Mental Health   06-04-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
There may come a time when I dont need to take...

There may come a time when I dont need to take meds and I pray that it does happen. But with my family history dating back as far as anyone can remember of this type of chemical imbalance, I just...
Forum: Mental Health   06-03-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
I was able to get my Effexor and my potassium so...

I was able to get my Effexor and my potassium so I could take my bp meds again today. A relative gave me a bit of $ just because he felt like it and my parents gave me a bit more and that along with...
Forum: Mental Health   06-02-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
Late yesterday was the worse. All through the day...

Late yesterday was the worse. All through the day I had a low level of anxiety then late last night a full on panic attack :crying: I couldnt breath and the feeling of impending doom had me unable to...
Forum: Site Help   05-31-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 355
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
Cant see emoticon menu

Not sure what is going on. Yesterday I could find the emoticon menu but now I cant find it any where? I am using FireFox which is up to date and Windows 8

ETA I figured it out I had the basic...
Forum: Mental Health   05-31-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
I know that my bp is directly related to my...

I know that my bp is directly related to my weight but I have been unable to loose weight at all :( Partly due my age and partly due to depression issues.


Before now the only meat I ate was...
Forum: Mental Health   05-30-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
Thank you all for taking to time to talk to me. I...

Thank you all for taking to time to talk to me. I havnt had the Effexor now for a week and I am hoping the withdrawal effects are on their way out. I am shaky today and have a headache but the dizzy...
Forum: Mental Health   05-29-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
I cant take certain meds for anxiety due to my...

I cant take certain meds for anxiety due to my liver. I cant take SSRI's never have reacted well to any of them and some I have downright horrible side effects and they dont help my anxiety at all. ...
Forum: Mental Health   05-29-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
I might try getting off it but with my anxiety...

I might try getting off it but with my anxiety not sure it will be possible. I have a bipolar like thing going on as well as the severe anxiety. It runs in the family.

I just hate that my kids...
Forum: Mental Health   05-29-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
Unhappy Effexor withdrawals

I have been taking the generic form of Effexor for at least 3 yrs now for severe anxiety disorder. I take 75mg once a day. I could go no higher due to blood pressure issues.

Back in Feb. my...
Forum: Intact Care   05-09-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
He can pull it back just enough so the stream is...

He can pull it back just enough so the stream is smoother if that is something he wants to do and can understand.
Forum: Intact Care   11-24-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 861
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
He is still way to young to worry about not being...

He is still way to young to worry about not being able to retract. Cancel the appt. for the circ and let nature take its course.

He was also to young for the steroid cream. It is only meant for...
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