Over lunch. On a hot, sunny day. Whilst on holiday. Unfortunately that's what I did... Due to the Easter bank holiday, I managed to get 6 days off work to enjoy one if those rare hot and sunny days in the UK for our stay-cation. Prior to going away, we were aware that one of … Continue reading How not to break new baby news
After Dr Y gave us the devastating news, we went into shell shock and then we hurtled straight into the adoption process. E contacted all the local councils to see if we would be able to attend an adoption training course. It was complicated because the city we are in refused to take us because … Continue reading Our adoption training story
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I am a 60 yr. woman with recurrent urinary tract infections. I was told to drink cranberry juice. Is that effective?
Studies have documented that within eight hours of drinking cranberry juice, the juice could help prevent bacteria from developing into an infection in the urinary tract. Previous studies have suggested that the active compounds in cranberry juice work to fight against bacteria, including E. coli. Naturopaths believe in the medicinal value of cranberries. My own experience with hundreds of patients is that cranberry juice helps but you must drink 4-6 glasses a day, which is also a lot of sugar. So I suggest the cranberry juice pills. Anyone who suspects they…
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In order to make the myomectomy surgery more manageable, it was decided by Dr Z that E needed to go on a medication to try and shrink the fibroid. The best way to shrink the fibroid is to stop the substance promoting its growth. In this case, the female hormone oestrogen needed to be stopped. … Continue reading Psycho-active drugs and the worst Xmas ever!
After Dr Y (see Old Dogs entry) gave E and I the devastating news and suggested we go down the adoption route, we were both basically shell shocked with E crying and me just holding things together. We went down the adoption route, but I'll write about this another time. Post adoption course, we both … Continue reading That crucial second opinion