Tag Archives: Serious

‘My entire scalp was on fire’: A doctor repeatedly insisted she had a tension headache. Something more serious was going on. – The Washington Post

Galen Warden was lying in a hot bath after a punishing week at her demanding marketing job. Her neck and shoulders were, as usual, in knots, so Warden thought she’d expedite the relaxation that a restorative soak usually delivered by sliding under the water. When she sat up about 30 seconds later, Warden recalled, “it… Read More »

That choking feeling could be serious

IMAGINE if food caused pain, nausea, reflux, was hard to swallow or even suddenly became stuck in your throat. That can be the reality for someone living with eosinophilic esophagits (EoE) which is a chronic, allergic inflammatory disease of the oesophagus. Mark Swift, lives in Parkes, NSW, remembers his “first choke” as just a three-year-old… Read More »