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ritasharma

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About Me

I have passion about health. Its a big part of my life and my work. I really do believe that good health is a key success factor to happiness.I am the Co-founder of FoundHealth. Go to (http://www.foundhealth.com/html/team) to read my story.... (more)

How I Stay Healthy

I exercise 5 times a week. Don't eat too much refined sugar or white flour. Eat as many veggies as possible. Try to think happy, positive thoughts.

I try to keep up with all the latest health solutions so that I can stay healthy and help others stay healthy too.... (more)

My Experience with Health Challenges

Plantar fascitis after I walked the Nike Marathon--cured it with a chiropractic and a small blue ball that I religiously use to massage the bottom of my feet.

My mother died of complications from Diabetes. I was very involved with her care before she passed away. She was fainting during dialysis treatments--despite many tests to figure out this problem, she went into a coma and passed away. I know firsthand that it is very challenging to get solutions just when you need them most.
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Acupuncture Patient • 20 expertise • 18 contributions
I have been a yoga student for over 10 years. I have used it to help me with many issues from stress to stomach issues.... (more)

Yoga Patient • 20 expertise • 18 contributions
I have been a yoga student for over 10 years. I have used it to help me with many issues from stress to stomach issues.... (more)

Hypothyroidism Patient • 10 expertise • 15 contributions
I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism and its in my family. I am researching the best ways to keep it under check.... (more)

None 10 expertise • 12 contributions

Generalized Anxiety Disorder Editor • 10 expertise • 7 contributions
I am editing this section.

Bioenergetics Editor • 10 expertise • 5 contributions
Editing these pages.

Natural Thyroid Replacement 10 expertise • 4 contributions

Cold Sores (Herpes Simplex Type 1) 10 expertise • 1 contribution

Infertility Researcher • 220 contributions
I have researched the topic of fertility for several months in order to understand the fundamentals and practices that promote good fertility.... (more)

Depression Researcher • 172 contributions
I am researcher in this field.

Back Pain Editor • 124 contributions
I am an editor for this section.

Alzheimer's Disease Researcher • 93 contributions
I am very interested in Alzheimer's disease. I have observed that it does not seem to be a global issue so I am researching to understand the impact of lifestyle and environmental issues that may contribute to this health challenge.... (more)

Asthma Editor • 69 contributions
I am an editor in this area.

Melanoma Editor • 54 contributions
I am editing this section.

Migraine Headache Editor • 47 contributions
I am an editor for this section.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Editor • 44 contributions
I am editing this area.

Integrative Medicine Researcher • 38 contributions
I have researched and as founder of FoundHealth, have a demonstrated belief in this way of healing.

Heartburn/GERD Editor • 31 contributions
I am an Editor in this section.

Insomnia Researcher • 31 contributions
I have done a great deal of research in the area of insomnia. I also know first hand the benefits of certain herbs and exercise in enjoying a good night's sleep.... (more)

Acne Editor • 29 contributions
I am editing this section.

Allergic Rhinitis Editor • 27 contributions
I am an editor in this section.

Fibromyalgia Editor • 20 contributions
I am an editor on this topic.

Diabetes Type 2 Caregiver • 18 contributions
I have worked in the area of Diabetes for several years. Also, I wsas the primary caregiver for my mom who had Type 2 Diabetes for nearly 30 years.... (more)

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Editor • 17 contributions
I am an editor to this section.

Ginkgo Biloba Patient • 16 contributions
I have done a great deal of research on this herb. Its very powerful and a big part of my diet.

Bhavaprakasha • 11 contributions

DMAE (2-Dimethylaminoethanol) Researcher • 11 contributions
I am researching ADHD and its treatments.

Human menopausal Gonadotropin (HMG) Patient • 11 contributions
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Editor • 11 contributions
I am an editor on this topic.

ADHD Researcher • 10 contributions
I am researcher in this field.

Carnitine • 10 contributions

Clonidine Patient • 10 contributions
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Hypnotherapy Editor • 10 contributions
I am an editor to this section.

Maitake • 10 contributions

Pancreatic Cancer Editor • 10 contributions
I am editing this section.

Sinusitis Editor • 10 contributions
I am an editor in this area.

Black Cohosh Patient • 9 contributions
I have done a great deal of research on this herb. Its very powerful and a big part of my diet.

Ibuprofen Researcher • 9 contributions
Much study of the treatment and other treatments of this type.

Metformin Patient • 9 contributions
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Methylprednisolone Patient • 9 contributions
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Tizanidine Patient • 9 contributions
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Arnica Researcher • 8 contributions
I am researching and writing about Arnica and its impact on a variety of health conditions.

Artificial Insemination (AI) Patient • 8 contributions
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Melatonin Patient • 8 contributions
Researched this topic extensively for myself, my family and friends

NSAIDs Patient • 8 contributions
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Vinpocetine • 8 contributions

Benzodiazepines • 7 contributions

Bone Marrow Biopsy Editor • 7 contributions
I am editing this section.

Bromocriptine Patient • 7 contributions
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Clomiphene Citrate Patient • 7 contributions
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Massage Therapy • 7 contributions

Stinging Nettle Patient • 7 contributions
I have done a great deal of research on this herb. Its very powerful and a big part of my diet.

Tricyclics Patient • 7 contributions
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Adhatoda Patient • 6 contributions
I have done a great deal of research on this herb. Its very powerful and a big part of my diet.

Aromatherapy (Therapy) • 6 contributions

Chelation Therapy Patient • 6 contributions
I have been a yoga student for over 10 years. I have used it to help me with many issues from stress to stomach issues.... (more)

Evening Primrose Oil Patient • 6 contributions
I have done a great deal of research on this herb. Its very powerful and a big part of my diet.

Follitropin Alpha (FSH) Patient • 6 contributions
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Meditation Practitioner • 6 contributions
Have practiced meditation for several years--it has great stress reducing and peace inducing benefits.... (more)

Anticonvulsants Patient • 5 contributions
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Antipsychotics • 5 contributions

Ayurveda Editor • 5 contributions
I am editing this section.

Biofeedback Editor • 5 contributions
I am an editor to this section.

Carpal Tunnel Release • 5 contributions

Celecoxib • 5 contributions

Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH) Patient • 5 contributions
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Muscle Relaxants • 5 contributions

Phosphatidylserine • 5 contributions

Raw Food Diet Editor • 5 contributions
I am an editor in this area.

SSRIs • 5 contributions

Vitamin D Patient • 5 contributions
Researched this topic extensively for myself, my family and friends

Allergy Shots • 4 contributions

Alpha-2-Adrenergic Agonists Patient • 4 contributions
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Charak Samhita • 4 contributions

Chasteberry Patient • 4 contributions
I have done a great deal of research on this herb. Its very powerful and a big part of my diet.

Cholinesterase Inhibitors • 4 contributions

Glutamate Blockers • 4 contributions

Pregabalin (Lyrica) Patient • 4 contributions
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Red Clover Patient • 4 contributions
I have done a great deal of research on this herb. Its very powerful and a big part of my diet.

Viral Upper Respiratory Infections (Colds and Influenza) Researcher • 4 contributions
Researching the impact of various treatments on colds and flu.

Willow Bark Patient • 4 contributions
I have done a great deal of research on this herb. Its very powerful and a big part of my diet.

5-Hydroxytryptophan Patient • 3 contributions
Researched this topic extensively for myself, my family and friends

Antacids Patient • 3 contributions
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Patient • 3 contributions
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Back Surgery • 3 contributions

Barberry Patient • 3 contributions
I have done a great deal of research on this herb. Its very powerful and a big part of my diet.

Black Haw Patient • 3 contributions
I have done a great deal of research on this herb. Its very powerful and a big part of my diet.

Cinnamon Patient • 3 contributions
I have done a great deal of research on this herb. Its very powerful and a big part of my diet.

Exercise Patient • 3 contributions
I have been a yoga student for over 10 years. I have used it to help me with many issues from stress to stomach issues.... (more)

Fertility Drugs Patient • 3 contributions
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Gabapentin Patient • 3 contributions
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Grindelia Patient • 3 contributions
I have done a great deal of research on this herb. Its very powerful and a big part of my diet.

Guided Imagery Editor • 3 contributions
I am an editor to this section.

Huperzine A • 3 contributions

Levothyroxine (LT4) • 3 contributions

Licorice Patient • 3 contributions
I have done a great deal of research on this herb. Its very powerful and a big part of my diet.

Low Back Pain and Sciatica Editor • 3 contributions
I am editing this area.

Lyme Disease Editor • 3 contributions
I am editing Lyme Disease.

Magnet Therapy • 3 contributions

Mast Cell Inhibitors • 3 contributions

Oral Decongestant and Antihistamine Combinations • 3 contributions

Over-the-counter Medications • 3 contributions

Proton Pump Inhibitors Patient • 3 contributions
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Quick Relief Asthma Medicines Patient • 3 contributions
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

SAM-E Patient • 3 contributions
Researched this topic extensively for myself, my family and friends

Steroid Injections Patient • 3 contributions
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Steroids • 3 contributions

Tramadol Patient • 3 contributions
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Valerian Patient • 3 contributions
I have done a great deal of research on this herb. Its very powerful and a big part of my diet.

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Editor • 2 contributions
I am an editor to this section.

Analgesics • 2 contributions

Bromelain • 2 contributions

Cervical Cancer Editor • 2 contributions
I am editing this area.

Ergonomics • 2 contributions

Esomeprazole Patient • 2 contributions
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

False Unicorn Patient • 2 contributions
I have done a great deal of research on this herb. Its very powerful and a big part of my diet.

Glucocorticoids • 2 contributions

Hernia Repair Researcher • 2 contributions
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Imagery and Visualization • 2 contributions

Kava • 2 contributions

Leukotriene Inhibitors • 2 contributions

Menopause • 2 contributions

Narcotic Analgesics • 2 contributions

Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Agents (NSAIDs) • 2 contributions

Opioids • 2 contributions

Paleo Diet • 2 contributions

Physical Therapy • 2 contributions

Pranayam Patient • 2 contributions
I have been a yoga student for over 10 years. I have used it to help me with many issues from stress to stomach issues.... (more)

Resting • 2 contributions

Saline Nasal Spray • 2 contributions

Topical Corticosteroids • 2 contributions

Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine • 2 contributions

Turmeric Patient • 2 contributions
I have done a great deal of research on this herb. Its very powerful and a big part of my diet.

Veganism Editor • 2 contributions
I am editing this section.

Vitamin B6 • 2 contributions

Acetaminophen Patient • 1 contribution
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Acidophilus and Other Probiotics • 1 contribution

Acoustic Neuroma Removal • 1 contribution

Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA) • 1 contribution

Aluminum Hydroxide Patient • 1 contribution
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Apple Cider Vinegar • 1 contribution

Astaxanthin Editor • 1 contribution
I am editing this article.

Autism Editor • 1 contribution
I am editing this health challenge content.

Bipolar Disorder • 1 contribution

Chemical Stress Test • 1 contribution

Chinese Medicine • 1 contribution

Chinese Skullcap Patient • 1 contribution
I have done a great deal of research on this herb. Its very powerful and a big part of my diet.

Coccinia Indica (ivy gourd) Editor • 1 contribution
I am editing this article.

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Angina Editor • 1 contribution
Editing this section.

Cough Suppressants • 1 contribution

Dental and Orthodontic Devices • 1 contribution

Dong Quai Patient • 1 contribution
I have done a great deal of research on this herb. Its very powerful and a big part of my diet.

Dr. Hyman's Blood Sugar Solution • 1 contribution

Echinacea • 1 contribution

Elimination Diet • 1 contribution

Essential Fatty Acids • 1 contribution

Ethosuximide • 1 contribution

Eucalyptus Oil • 1 contribution

Folate • 1 contribution

GAPS Diet • 1 contribution

Ginseng • 1 contribution

Green Tea • 1 contribution

Heart-Healthy Diet • 1 contribution

Herbal Combinations • 1 contribution

Hypertension Editor • 1 contribution
Editing

Liothyronine (T3) • 1 contribution

Low Sulfur Diet • 1 contribution

Macrobiotic Diet • 1 contribution

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction • 1 contribution

Morton's Neuroma Removal • 1 contribution

Motherwort Editor • 1 contribution
I am editing this section on Motherwort.

Music Therapy • 1 contribution

Nasal Decongestant Sprays • 1 contribution

Nasal Sprays • 1 contribution

Neti Pot • 1 contribution

Omeprazole Patient • 1 contribution
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Oral Decongestants • 1 contribution

Osteoarthritis • 1 contribution

Oxycodone Patient • 1 contribution
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Pelargonium sidoides • 1 contribution

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Editor • 1 contribution
I am editing this section.

Psychodynamic Therapy • 1 contribution

Psychotherapy • 1 contribution

Ranitidine Patient • 1 contribution
I studied many herbal substances as part of my studies and research.

Relaxation Therapies Editor • 1 contribution
I am an editor in this area.

Selenium • 1 contribution

Sleep Apnea • 1 contribution

St. John's Wort • 1 contribution

Steam Treatment • 1 contribution

Superoxide Dismutase • 1 contribution

Tai Chi • 1 contribution

Tea Tree Oil • 1 contribution

Tiao Qi Zhi Yu Tan • 1 contribution

Ulcerative Colitis Editor • 1 contribution
I am an editor for this section.

Vegetarian Diet Editor • 1 contribution
Editorial overview of diet pages.

Vemurafenib Editor • 1 contribution
I am editing this section.

Vitamin B6 and Magnesium • 1 contribution

Walking Patient • 1 contribution
I have been a yoga student for over 10 years. I have used it to help me with many issues from stress to stomach issues.... (more)

Warm-Up Exercises • 1 contribution

Zinc Editor • 1 contribution
Editing this section

Zone Diet Editor • 1 contribution
Editing this section

Abacavir, Lamivudine, and Zidovudine • 0 contributions

Arrhythmias (Heart Rhythm Disturbances) • 0 contributions

Ashwagandha • 0 contributions

Blood Pressure Testing and Measurement • 0 contributions

Butterbur • 0 contributions

Chitosan • 0 contributions

Chocolate • 0 contributions

Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) • 0 contributions

Heat and Cold Therapy • 0 contributions

Knee Replacement • 0 contributions

Loperamide • 0 contributions

Neurofeedback • 0 contributions

Oligomeric Proanthocyanidins (OPCs) • 0 contributions

Potassium • 0 contributions

Reducing Chemical Sensitivities • 0 contributions

Smoking Cessation • 0 contributions

Fluoxetine (Prozac) • -1 contributions

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