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Ask the Nurse Archive
March 7, 2012 at 12:14pm
Not every time, but sometimes when I eat, I start to get hiccups and then experience pain in my upper chest area. I then feel that I have a lot of mucus to spit up. I have Tourette Syndrome and I turn my head to the left a lot and have neck and face twitches. I am sometimes stressed when I am eating a meal, but not all the time.
January 16, 2012 at 9:00am
Do you have any knowledge about natural antidepressants compared to medical?
December 1, 2011 at 5:03pm
I was recently diagnosed with Premature Ovarian Failure and extremely high, off the charts FSH. I am 32 years old and was in the process of planning to increase our family when I was diagnosed. My doctor put me on a Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT), a combination pill of constant estrogen and progesterone to help with some symptoms I was experiencing. I know there is a very small chance of still getting pregnant while on HRT but my question is, is there one HRT better than another for improving my already slim chances of pregnancy?
December 1, 2011 at 4:58pm
I get migraines during my period. I have tried taking a pain killer like paracetamol but that does not help. I am usually very tired during my period. Is there anything I can do to help balance my hormones? I do not get migraines when I am pregnant.
October 31, 2011 at 12:02pm
My daughter’s college roommate just informed her that she had a bacterial infection. She was having abdominal pain which brought her to the doctor. What is the risk factor for my daughter?
October 24, 2011 at 12:01pm
How will I know when I have officially entered menopause?
October 2, 2011 at 3:30pm
I am wondering what can be the cause of intense hunger. I eat 4-5 times a day and still it seems that I am always hungry. If I try to put it off too long I will get a really bad headache and in some cases feel kind of like I am going to pass out. What’s really weird is that it just came on in the last few weeks. Any ideas of what I should be checking into?
October 2, 2011 at 3:27pm
Do progestin-only birth control pills cause acne, or should I be concerned about Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)? I did not have acne when taking a combined pill.
September 26, 2011 at 11:51am
I’ve had two urinary tract infections in the past year. Why am I getting them and what can I do to prevent them in the future?
September 19, 2011 at 11:49am
I’m pregnant and people keep telling me to stop drinking out of plastic water bottles. What’s the problem with them?