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by Cobwebby
Mon 12 Nov 2012 15:14
Forum: Unconventional
Topic: Ashwagandha for inflammation
Replies: 9
Views: 3265

Re: Ashwagandha for inflammation

Having heard of something is no criteria for its existence. Got that right. I am posting this because I have seen amazing improvement in people using the herb. curious- improvement for what symptom? inflammation? Do they need to use it daily? Obviously I am not familiar with Ayurvedic medicine, so ...
by Cobwebby
Mon 12 Nov 2012 0:11
Forum: Unconventional
Topic: Ashwagandha for inflammation
Replies: 9
Views: 3265

Re: Ashwagandha for inflammation

Okay- so that review was written in 2000.
Clinical trials using ashwagandha for a variety of conditions should also be conducted.
(Altern Med Rev 2000;5(4) 334-346)
Never heard of it, for inflamation or anything else in all these years.
by Cobwebby
Mon 12 Nov 2012 0:03
Forum: Published Studies
Topic: An Internet Survey of Identification of Erythema Migrans
Replies: 2
Views: 961

Re: An Internet Survey of Identification of Erythema Migrans

Conclusions. Participants were most familiar with the classic target erythema migrans of Lyme disease but were unlikely to correctly identify the nonclassic erythema migrans.
Yeah- wonder how many docs are capable of correctly identifying the nonclassic EM?
by Cobwebby
Sun 4 Nov 2012 17:14
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: Lyme Bacterial Endocarditis -First Case Report
Replies: 75
Views: 11466

Re: Lyme Bacterial Endocarditis -First Case Report

Oh My. This discussion is getting a bit surreal :o
by Cobwebby
Sat 3 Nov 2012 21:32
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: Lyme Bacterial Endocarditis -First Case Report
Replies: 75
Views: 11466

Re: Lyme Bacterial Endocarditis -First Case Report

Bagge: You seem to have already concluded that chronic, persistent Lyme disease infection does exist. What evidence do you personally have to show that these patients ever had Lyme disease in the first place? How have you demonstrated that their persisting symptoms are due to continuing infection an...
by Cobwebby
Sat 3 Nov 2012 21:27
Forum: Off-Topic Café
Topic: Weather Warning for the U.S. (Nov 6 to 9, 2012)
Replies: 24
Views: 4573

Re: Weather Warning for the U.S. (Nov 6 to 9, 2012)

Unfortunately, we did not get paid for all those days off we enjoyed last week. So now I have very mixed feelings about more potential time off.

Of course if students are already on campus-well then, it might even translate into overtime for staff willing to stay. We'll see.
by Cobwebby
Sat 3 Nov 2012 15:00
Forum: Off-Topic Café
Topic: What's in YOUR weather forecast? Preparing for Sandy
Replies: 58
Views: 9966

Re: What's in YOUR weather forecast? Preparing for Sandy

With no word from you I thought you may have evacuated. Sounds like you had a very harrowing experience.
That is quite a first hand report you have provided.I hope some of the relief efforts from mid atlantic have now reached your area.
by Cobwebby
Wed 31 Oct 2012 18:49
Forum: Published Studies
Topic: Case Report from Ontario, Canada (2012)
Replies: 16
Views: 2913

Re: Case Report from Ontario, Canada (2012)

but deemed the diagnosis unlikely due to the lack of exposure to a tick endemic area. Lyme serology was negative, strengthening the clinical judgement lack of exposure to a tick endemic area- does not mean it is impossible. I consider being outside an endemic area- and the woman was camping !?! Gee...
by Cobwebby
Tue 30 Oct 2012 17:37
Forum: Off-Topic Café
Topic: What's in YOUR weather forecast? Preparing for Sandy
Replies: 58
Views: 9966

Re: What's in YOUR weather forecast? Preparing for Sandy

I feel like I won the lottery!!!! Tuesday morning in my little corner of the East Coast-did not lose power, winds have died down, and it just seems like an ordinary rainy day. I will not be venturing forth however- because numerous traffic lights are out and some idiots do not follow the four way st...