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PICC-ture Perfect with Covalon IV Clear™

Brittany has tried one too many dressing changes available for PICC line patients, but IV Clear™ from Covalon is the only one that has given her nothing but "clear picture perfect skin". Brittany shares her experience before and after using IV Clear™ because she knows the discomfort and pain that comes from using the wrong dressing change for your skin. If you are having issues yourself and want ...
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Spoonie Stories: How You Can Raise Money for Lyme Treatments

My name is Heather. And this is my story.... I have been ill for many years, being diagnosed with multiple things, from fibromyalgia, to arthritis, IBS to TMJ... But this past summer (2015) everything got 10x worse. After many months of seeing (even more) specialist after specialist, I made it to a Lyme Literate Medical Doctor who is over 3-hours away from me. After a ton of test results, I was ...
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Spoonie Stories: Autoimmune Diseases & Lyme

Hi, my name is Erika and I am 24 years old and I have been ill all of my life. Symptoms of autoimmune diseases (Perthes Disease, a hip disease, and Vitaligo -a skin pigment disorder) started at an extremely young age, causing problems learning in school and socializing. Then I came down with Lyme Disease in fifth grade, which I believe was after a family trip to Maryland. I had multiple NASTY ...
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Spoonie Stories: Coming to Terms With Your Disability

February 22, 2015 | Lian Najami: Haifa, Israel It all started eight years ago; I was running on the track when I was no longer able to lift my knees high enough. I couldn’t understand what was wrong with me, what had happened to my body, or why, all of the sudden, I started losing my balance. I scheduled a meeting with a doctor, more specifically, a neurologist. He admitted me to the hospital, a ...
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Spoonie Stories: Traditional Medicine vs Naturopathic Medicine

My name is Kelli and I have Lyme disease.  Finding the diagnosis wasn’t easy and it wasn’t until I saw a Lyme Literate Naturopath Doctor (LL ND) that I found out.  She ordered a series of expensive private lab tests not recognized by the CDC in diagnosing Lyme that came back Lyme positive....
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Spoonie Stories: It wasn't just "a little arthritis"

Lyme Disease hit me unaware.  For a couple years my knees were swollen, stiff and painful. That didn’t stop me from walking the dogs or kayaking, but the pain made everything a chore instead of fun. I was told it was arthritis and to lose weight and do knee exercises.  After  those couple years of knee pain the pain gradually went to my hips, back, shoulders and neck.  Then it gradually ...
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