How Does the Human Body Make So Much Mucus?

So, don’t even pretend, you know that you have always wondered how your body produces so much mucus. Let’s discuss why we need this gunk, the different types that occur, and the 8 simple ways to feel less weighed down by mucus while you wait to recover from illness. It’s mind-blowing, and disgusting, at the same time.

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Trump EPA OKs Chlorpyrifos, Pesticide Known to Cause Neurological Damage

Before Donald Trump was elected, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seemed destined to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos. Young children exposed to the chemical showed pronounced attention problems, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorder (previously referred to as pervasive development disorder or PDD), psychomotor delay, and mental delay.

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Chemo Hasn’t Killed My Kidneys, and Cancer Can’t Steal My Emotions

Round 3 of chemo should have started yesterday. But blood tests came back and some stuff with my kidneys were still too high to start. In the afternoon, I went to the kidney specialist (very unprepared). In good news, I’m NOT having pain from the cancerous lymph nodes, but I am having body pain from the car accident.

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Facial Hair Loss from Testicular Cancer Treatment

I’m currently at the halfway point of treatment for my testicular cancer. I have seen a difference in hair loss and skin color. I am planning a big shaving reveal. I’m doing everything I can to hold my head up high and overcome everything that has been thrown my way. I knew cancer treatment was expensive, but did not expect the bill collectors so soon. You probably will not guess what triggered the calls.

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The Reality of Hair Loss from Chemo

While at the cancer treatment center, they were trying to control my WBC and problems with my bone marrow caused great pain. I could barely walk. So I was hospitalized again. While I was there, they tried more ways to control the Afib that won’t go away. Before I went home, it finally happened – hair loss.

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Cancer Treatment Complications: White Blood Cell Count, Neulasta & Zarxio

You would think the chemicals from chemotherapy are more than enough for your body to handle. But no, my testicular cancer treatment complications mean a new need for strong drugs to raise my white blood cell count, fix A-Fib, and ward off infections.

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Vast List of Groups Opposing American Health Care Act

Doctors’ groups and nurses’ associations have joined hospitals, stakeholders, and lobbying organizations against the Republican repeal and replacement plan for Obamacare. Many GOP members of Congress are themselves opposing the bill. See the remarkable list of those rejecting the American Health Care Act.

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Cancer Leaves Me Needing Help I Normally Provide

I have something to admit about myself that I need to share now. Testicular cancer treatments have me thinking and wanting to talk. And they’re causing me stress about finances. Plus, I’ve received a lot of questions about dealing with cancer, so I answer those.

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9+ Problems with the American Health Care Act

First, the GOP promised “repeal” of Obamacare. That evolved into “repeal and replace”. Several proposed bills were presented by Republicans these last months. Now Congress and the Trump Administration present the American Health Care Act. Learn the differences between it and the Affordable Care Act.

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