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Forum: Women's Health   12-20-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By sophiesgrandma
I would advise him to see his internist and get...

I would advise him to see his internist and get a complete work-up including stress test, ekg, fasting cholesterol, etc. If he is overweight and not exercising or eating right, it could possibly be...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-10-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By sophiesgrandma
500 calories a day is NOT enough and dangerous...

500 calories a day is NOT enough and dangerous to your health.
Forum: Women's Health   03-19-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 393
Posted By sophiesgrandma
Tachycardia is considered a heart arythmia if it...

Tachycardia is considered a heart arythmia if it lasts longer that a little while. If he has'nt done anything or taken any med to cause it, it should be investigated.
Forum: Women's Health   03-19-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By sophiesgrandma
I agree-don't use table salt-use the packets...

I agree-don't use table salt-use the packets specially made for the neti. If the water does'nt come out it does'nt neccessarily mean there is more "gunk". It could mean that you are very...
Forum: Women's Health   03-19-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 393
Posted By sophiesgrandma
It's called tachycardia-anything above 100 and...

It's called tachycardia-anything above 100 and he should be seen by an md cause it can be a dangerous condition.
Forum: Women's Health   03-19-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 393
Posted By sophiesgrandma
If he experiences that kind of fast heart rate...

If he experiences that kind of fast heart rate for a long period of time, I would take him to the doc or emergency room.
Forum: Women's Health   03-16-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By sophiesgrandma
My HDL was great (77) but my LDL was too high at...

My HDL was great (77) but my LDL was too high at 135. I was already exercising and eating lots of veggies. I decided to cut out the sugar and white flour and rice (which I was only eating a little...
Forum: Women's Health   03-15-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 98
Posted By sophiesgrandma
Have your dad ask the MD if he can begin an...

Have your dad ask the MD if he can begin an exercise program. Exercise is important for the entire family.
Lots of fresh veggies and fruits. That should be the majority of your diet. Lots of fish...
Forum: Women's Health   02-22-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By sophiesgrandma
Thats great news about no eye problems. I'm...

Thats great news about no eye problems. I'm sorry about the virus though.
Forum: Grief and Loss   02-18-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,561
Posted By sophiesgrandma
I believe your child can make her own decision...

I believe your child can make her own decision on whether to see her grandmother in the hospital. It might be better for her to remember her grandmother as a healthy, vibrant engaged person rather...
Forum: Women's Health   02-18-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,505
Posted By sophiesgrandma
I don't know what it is but maybe for some itch...

I don't know what it is but maybe for some itch relief you can put a thin layer of cortizone 10 cream with aloe. The label says it's ok for those over 2 years of age.
Forum: Women's Health   02-02-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By sophiesgrandma
olive oil is good too.

olive oil is good too.
Forum: Women's Health   02-02-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By sophiesgrandma
I agree, see an eye doc. Blurred vision can be...

I agree, see an eye doc. Blurred vision can be caused be high eye pressures which are dangerous and could lead to damage to your vision. I was diagnosed with glaucoma several years ago and when my...
Forum: Women's Health   01-29-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,388
Posted By sophiesgrandma
When I was a young mother my girlfriend also...

When I was a young mother my girlfriend also used Crisco on her little boy, he had very bad eczema so I assume it would work well for very dry skin.
Forum: Women's Health   01-25-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By sophiesgrandma
Yes, by all means, make sure you have a...

Yes, by all means, make sure you have a humidifier going unless you have one on your furnace. Forced hot air really drys everything out.
I've had the same problem and the only solution is to use...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   01-13-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By sophiesgrandma
I just heard recently that a glass of orange...

I just heard recently that a glass of orange juice a day will lower bp. I'll be watching to see the other tips on this thread.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-11-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,352
Posted By sophiesgrandma
Good for you! that was the best thing you could...

Good for you! that was the best thing you could have done.
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-10-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 706
Posted By sophiesgrandma
Last July we said good-by to our home. We built...

Last July we said good-by to our home. We built it and lived there and raised 3 children there for 27 years. Our children grew up and moved away. The house was too big for just us 2. We sold and...
Forum: April 2011   11-01-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 459
Posted By sophiesgrandma
nerdy mom, I'm not pregnant. But this always...

nerdy mom, I'm not pregnant. But this always works for me.

Upon waking-urinate
drink 4 oz. prune juice
10 minutes later-large glass cool water
1 cup coffee or tea
hi fiber cereal w/nuts and...
Forum: Women's Health   10-26-2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By sophiesgrandma
Vasectomies are much easier for a man than tubal...

Vasectomies are much easier for a man than tubal ligation for a woman. This is how my dh and I decided what to do. He has had no problem since then related to the vasectomy. I think the man's fluids...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-26-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,278
Posted By sophiesgrandma
Both my dh and I call each other's parents by...

Both my dh and I call each other's parents by there first names and everyone has been fine with that. When I first met his parents, it was Mr and Mrs _____
then they asked me to call them their...
Forum: Women's Health   10-26-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By sophiesgrandma
abbylotus, you CAN do it. Replace smoking with...

abbylotus, you CAN do it. Replace smoking with habits that will make you feel better.
When you want to smoke choose the act that will most sooth and comfort you.
exercise
drink lots of cool water...
Forum: The Mindful Home   10-24-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By sophiesgrandma
I love #3!

I love #3!
Forum: Women's Health   10-20-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By sophiesgrandma
Just keep saying no to smoking! You are doing...

Just keep saying no to smoking! You are doing great. Keep talking to people about your feelings related to quitting. It's not easy but it can be done. Don't try to do it alone. Seek out support and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-19-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By sophiesgrandma
My sister-in-law told her boys that at the 3rd...

My sister-in-law told her boys that at the 3rd birthday they would throw out the pacis. They had lots of time to think about it and prepare for it and lots of time to talk about it. She did get them...
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