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Month: February 2015

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Living With a Rare Disease

1) For Rare Disease Day 2015 I wanted to tell you about my rare disease which is called Cyclical Neutropenia. This is a disorder of the immune system which affects the white blood cells (neutrophils) and I’ve had it for 17 years, since the age of 26. I don’t make enough neutrophils to fight bacterial infections and without treatment, a relatively minor infection such as a sore throat could become fatal within 48 hours. Doctors have not been able to explain why I got it. I will have to live with the condition for the rest of my life....

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Asperger’s Syndrome Defined

Asperger’s Syndrome defined gives room and space for important aspects of what Asperger’s Syndrome is without narrowly only answering that question, “What is Asperger’s Syndrome”. In defining Asperger’s Syndrome it is important to broaden what that refers to and means in people’s lives. Those diagnosed with it and those who are loved ones of those diagnosed with it. You may have already read on this site and many other sites including my own at Asperger Adults very similar and standard definitions of what Asperger’s Syndrome (AS) is and what the traits of it are that once recognized make for the diagnosis of AS. You will again, read those here as well. They are important and at the core of how AS is understood, however, they do mislead people into thinking that all people with AS are the same. That is not the case at all. They are relevant and need to be known. But, as equally as they need to be known, as an adult with Asperger’s Syndrome, myself, diagnosed in adulthood in 1998, as to how they do or do not apply to each individual with AS. What is Asperger’s Syndrome (Officially and technically) at its core? The traits of AS are: Diagnostic Criteria for 299.80 Asperger’s Disorder (From the DSM-IV): “(I) Qualitative impairment in social interaction, as manifested by at least two of the following: (A) marked...

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How to deal with migraine and cure naturally

Migraine is a chronic neurological disease. In this disease there is recurrent of headaches . Here headache affects one half of the head. migraines are effect by environmental and genetic factors. There is severe pain in head which frequently attack after some duration of time .A migraine is occurring suddenly. It is basically occur when person is mentally depressed and under high tension. In this head and neck muscle are greatly affect due high tension. It creates high pressure on arteries and reduces the blood flow. Then when ever person relaxes suddenly then constricted muscles expand due to this...

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder Treatments

If you are suffering from Generalized Anxiety Disorder, there are a number of different treatments that can help. It’s important to remember that GAD is a highly treatable condition and the chances are good that you will find something that improves your anxiety symptoms. You can discuss the different options with your doctor after you have been diagnosed, so that you can make an informed decision about which one is right for you. generalized anxiety disorder treatments can involve medication, therapy and self-help options and it’s vital to look at the pros and cons of each. Generally, a doctor...

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