The National Organ Transplant Act of 1984 keeps children that aren’t yet 12 years old from getting organ transplants. Sarah Murnaghan suffers from cystic fibrosis and, without a lung transplant, she could die within weeks.
OWhat ideas do others have? You could ask a mentor, a senior relative, a former supervisor who treated your illness fairly. Take their ideas and put them in the mix–your decision will be based on lots of ideas, not just one piece of advice.
OIf you have told your boss, ask for workplace changes that will make a difference to your health, for example starting a bit later so any sedative side effects have worn off.
No getting enough sleep is a major contributor to high blood pressure and heart attacks. You may also find that you are mentally deficient if you have a lack of sleep and your moods will cause irritability and dysfunction. Get at least eight hours of sleep each night to stay healthy.
Update, 3/14/2011: The U.S. Department of health and human services is announcing a proposal to change the recommended fluoride level to 0.7 milligrams per liter of water. The standard since 1962 has been a range of 0.7 to 1.2 milligrams per liter. There was no health risk at the higher level, but fluorosis has been observed in kids teeth, particularly those who may get fluoride from other sources.
I told him everything that I’d been dealing with and he agreed to help me get the treatment I needed which ended up being a prescription for the antidepressant Paxil and lots of love and support to help me get through this.
Second, try to choose a realistic timeline for losing weight. It took years to put on those excess poinds. Don’t expect to lose them all in a month! Get a good idea of how much weight you should reasonably expect to lose each week or month by reading your diet book thoroughly and following its guidelines.