CrowdMed Blog

The Importance of Managing Your Blood Pressure

High blood pressure (also known as hypertension) is something that nearly 77.9 million adults in the United States. That’s over a third of the US population– it should not be taken lightly. Hypertension can damage blood vessels, and it can lead to serious health problems such as heart disease, kidney disease, or even stroke. Thankfully, […]

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Online Support Groups: An Untapped Resource

Living with a chronic or undiagnosed disease is a grueling, endless battle that leaves you clinging to the remnants of your sanity. The symptoms are incapacitating, the financial strain is crippling, and the emotional toll it takes is a beast unlike any other. The emotional destruction is almost a rite of passage for the chronically […]

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The Do Nothing Diangosis

“Well, that’s quite a rash you have there” “Yes, it is–what is it?” “Pityriasis Rosea” “That sounds serious?” “It’s nothing to worry about” “So, what do I do about it?” “Nothing, it’ll go away on it’s own.”

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The Victims of Alzheimer’s

Most people think that the hardest part of Alzheimers is watching someone you love deteriorate before your eyes. Alzheimer’s systematically takes away each quality that you love about that person, ticking each element off each piece of their character off like it’s a check list, one by one, until there is nothing left but the […]

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The Persistent Patient: A Lesson In Taking Back Your Health Care

Jennifer was experiencing incredibly weak and painful muscles and joints. She would feel extremely stiff whenever she would try to stand and was sore all over her body. On top of that she was experiencing constant confusion, dizziness, chronic fatigue, tingling down her legs and arms, burning feet and drastic bowel changes.

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