Over the summer my husband did a several week-long therapy program for his arm lymphedema. The treatment involved the daily changing of compression garments and he was instructed to spray Lysol on one of the bandage sets every night in between the treatments. Seriously? They want me to spray chemicals onto pieces of material that are going to lie next to your skin? Only to be absorbed into an arm that is struggling with lymph drainage and detox? A medical… Read more »

This post is for all the young people out there. I’ll be 34 years old in just a few weeks, obviously still somewhat young myself, but I certainly wish I had become better informed about my health and more conscientious when I was in my early teens. I encounter many parents who are ordering genetic testing for their children or who have kids with health problems; they are working tirelessly to better the quality of life for their offspring. Some… Read more »