Boil Mango Leaves and Say Goodbye to Diabetes

These leaves are very beneficial for our overall health, because they are rich in vitamins, enzymes, antioxidants and many other minerals. Diabetes is a common condition that affects many people all around the world.It happens when your pancreas stop producing insulin or when your body is not able to properly use the insulin which is … Continue reading Boil Mango Leaves and Say Goodbye to Diabetes

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Amazing Lemon Water Solves Problems Better Than Health Pills

Lemons have a ton of powerful nutrients, like vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, iron, and B-complex vitamins, to name a few. Lemon juice can be pretty hard on your teeth, however, so make sure to dilute it with water and brush your teeth after downing it. If you can, use a straw so it doesn’t swoosh … Continue reading Amazing Lemon Water Solves Problems Better Than Health Pills

Health and Lifestyle: What causes the Arthritis disease?

The Arthritis disease is actually inflammation in the joints. When injury occurs that joint becomes tender, painful, stiff and swollen. If the inflammation is there for an extended period then the tissues will be permanently damaged.  A joint is located where two bones meet and this can be in areas such as your hands, fingers, … Continue reading Health and Lifestyle: What causes the Arthritis disease?

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Jamaican Health: What are the benefits of the Jamaican Soursop?

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2014, Denise N. Fyffe Jamaican Soursop has various health benefits that are not popularly known. It has: calcium, protein, iron, fiber, phosphorus, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, ash, carbohydrates, ascorbic acid, fat, amino acids, tryptophan, calcium, methiodine and lysine; vitamins A, b1, b2 and C and makes a delicious drink. For … Continue reading Jamaican Health: What are the benefits of the Jamaican Soursop?

Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body

Fibroids testimonial – The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery, Part 6 by Denise N. Fyffe

As my body healed, especially in the early months after fibroid surgery, my wound felt like a permanent belt. This feels strange, though I am conscious that it is the thread used to close the wounds and which also kept my organs inside me. It has taken a while to get used to this.

More information is provided in my book. See details below.

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Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body by Denise N Fyffe

In this testimonial, Denise shares intimate details from her childhood through to adulthood. She discusses, how fibroids or as they are also called myomas, fibromyomas, or leiomyomas, have affected her daily life and the adjustments that she was forced to make. After reading this book, women will become more informed about a disease that affects 80 percent of women; while making life miserable for one in four.

Available at all online book retailers and Amazon.com.

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Copyright © 2016, Denise N. Fyffe, The Island Journal

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The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery

dee standing 4It’s October, almost one year after my Myomectomy surgery, which is the surgical removal of fibroids from the uterus. I have experienced different things during my recovery. At the moment, I am feeling strong and for the most part am fully engaged.

6 Months

As my body healed, especially in the early months after fibroid surgery, my wound felt like a permanent belt. This feels strange, but it was actually This feels strange, though I am conscious that it is the thread used to close the wounds and which also kept my organs inside me. It has taken a while to get used to this.

During this time, I was able to wear tighter fitting clothes without worrying about my wound. After the discomfort ended, I could run my bare hand over the scar, without concern about infecting the wound. My appetite also returned with a…

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Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body

Fibroids testimonial – The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery, Part 5 by Denise N. Fyffe

When I got home and saw that my wound oozed some white stuff and bled at the little opening; man, that was a reality check. I realised that not because I felt strong meant that my body was mended . So, the next day, I went to work in a loose skirt, slippers and a sweater.

More information is provided in my book. See details below.

*****

Check out her book Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body

Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body by Denise N Fyffe

In this testimonial, Denise shares intimate details from her childhood through to adulthood. She discusses, how fibroids or as they are also called myomas, fibromyomas, or leiomyomas, have affected her daily life and the adjustments that she was forced to make. After reading this book, women will become more informed about a disease that affects 80 percent of women; while making life miserable for one in four.

Available at all online book retailers and Amazon.com.

Follow her on: social-media2

Copyright © 2016, Denise N. Fyffe, The Island Journal

Denise N. Fyffe

The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery

It’s October, almost one year after my Myomectomy surgery, which is the surgical removal of fibroids from the uterus. I have experienced different things during my recovery. At the moment, I am feeling strong and for the most part am fully engaged.

fibroid surgery courtesy of sflorg-com

3 Months

I returned to work 6 weeks after my myomectomy surgery. Not for lack of trying, but my doctor refused me because of that little hole in my wound.

Boy, I was so deluded. The first day, I was nicely dressed, had on my broad heel shoes and did not move much once I was in the office. I felt strong and I was happy to be active and earning a pay cheque again.

When I got home and saw that my wound oozed some white stuff and bled at the little opening; man, that was a reality check. I realised that…

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Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body

Fibroids testimonial – The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery, Part 4 by Denise N. Fyffe

My first trip to the doctor was OK. The doctor removed my bandages and told me to come back the following week. By then, I developed Atopic Dermatitis around my wound – the rash from hell. Because the adhesive from the bandages was still on my skin and in parts I dared not mention, small bumps developed around the cut. They eventually turned black and I was mortified.

More information is provided in my book. See details below.

*****

Check out her book Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body

Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body by Denise N Fyffe

In this testimonial, Denise shares intimate details from her childhood through to adulthood. She discusses, how fibroids or as they are also called myomas, fibromyomas, or leiomyomas, have affected her daily life and the adjustments that she was forced to make. After reading this book, women will become more informed about a disease that affects 80 percent of women; while making life miserable for one in four.

Available at all online book retailers and Amazon.com.

Follow her on: social-media2

Copyright © 2016, Denise N. Fyffe, The Island Journal

Denise N. Fyffe

The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery

It’s October, almost one year after my Myomectomy surgery, which is the surgical removal of fibroids from the uterus. I have experienced different things during my recovery. At the moment, I am feeling strong and for the most part am fully engaged.

female patient fibroid image 3 courtesy of naturalfibroidstreatment-com

Month 1

My first trip to the doctor was OK. The doctor removed my bandages and told me to come back the following week. By then, I developed Atopic Dermatitis around my wound – the rash from hell. Because the adhesive from the bandages was still on my skin and in parts I dared not mention, small bumps developed around the cut. They eventually turned black and I was mortified.

My doctor was on speed dial and Whatsapp. I sent him messages and pictures. He said they would eventually go away and they did. My fears did not go until I myself googled 

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Jamaican Health: Alzheimer’s disease and the Illusive Memory

  People have the misconceptions that once you have the Alzheimer’s disease that you immediately start forgetting things. This is actually not the case. It is one of the brain diseases that progressively get worse over a period of time. Understanding the illness and getting a diagnosis from a medical practitioner from early, will help … Continue reading Jamaican Health: Alzheimer’s disease and the Illusive Memory