Friends sharing health-related
Issues and advice

watch our story
join the discussion
young indian woman Nice to know
I’m not the only
one…
mature african amer woman Made a New Friend...
asian woman Helped me
with my mom...
mature african amer man I finally connected
with someone
who understood…
young asian man Needed a new
Perspective...
young hispanic man Thank you,
thankyou...
young woman Love my circle...
mature hispanic woman Felt good
to share...

Top Discussions

  • benny0703

    dehydration battles

    I have a friend whose mother is battling pancreatic cancer but the family struggles to keep their mother properly hydrated which results in ER visits and IVs. She refuses to drink liquids. have you had a family member going through chemo and battling cancer that has dealt with this? did you find anything that helped significantly to avoid going to the ER?

  • jcoff918

    dehydration battles

    benny0703 although I haven't experienced the same issue within my family, i thought that maybe since she refuses to drink fluids she can 'eat' for hydration as much as possible. The obvious are soups/broths and veggies & fruits like cucumbers, watermelon & celery which are 95% water. but also chia seeds soaked in coconut water (or plain water) and then added to oatmeal, yogurt, or even baked goods would be very hydrating. Chia seeds are extremely hydrating and full of antioxidants.

Posts 2Views 60

Look for a specific Topic?

Start Your Own Discussion

Latest Health-Related News

Medifriends | News Billions for Controversial Alzheimer’s Drug? How About Funding These Instead.

Billions for Controversial Alzheimer’s Drug? How About Funding These Instead.

July 18, 2021

New drug has dubious potential to help Alzheimer’s patients, but these other ideas could change lives. If you could invest $56 billion each year in improving health care for older adults, how would you spend… it… On a hugely expensive medication with questionable efficacy—or something else?

read more
4 Comments
Save
Share
Medifriends | Article Headline

Article Headline

July 18, 2021

New drug has dubious potential to help Alzheimer’s patients, but these other ideas could change lives. If you could invest $56 billion each year in improving health care for older adults, how would you spend… it… On a hugely expensive medication with questionable efficacy—or something else?

read more
4 Comments
Save
Share
Medifriends | Billions for Controversial Alzheimer’s Drug? How About Funding These Instead.

Billions for Controversial Alzheimer’s Drug? How About Funding These Instead.

July 18, 2021

New drug has dubious potential to help Alzheimer’s patients, but these other ideas could change lives. If you could invest $56 billion each year in improving health care for older adults, how would you spend… it… On a hugely expensive medication with questionable efficacy—or something else?

read more
4 Comments
Save
Share
More News

Welcome to Medifriends!

Let's take a look through the different features the Medifriends Fourm has to offer. To proceed. click the 'Next' button. if you choose to skip the tour. you can always reference the tutorial in the footer of the forum.

Home Page

The Home Page will show you an overview of the Forum. Here you can browse different categories, see which posts, subcategories and users are trending, view an overview of your circles and create a new post. To access this page from other parts of the fourm. simply click the MediFriends logo at the top left of the page.

Search

The user can search for any Titles/ Posts / Users / Tags on the forum. By default, the user can search only the Titles/Posts. To search Users / Tags, one has to use the advanced search.

Start a Conversation

The user can add a post in the Forum by clicking on “Start a Conversation” button

Top Discussions

The user can view the listing of Recent 5 discussions in the forum. Also, the user can see the count of comments, viewers on the Post along with time duration when it was added/updated. The user can view all discussions by clicking on View all Discussions.

Top Categories

These are the main topics on the forum Ex: Cancer, Heart, Eyes, Head, Stomach, etc. The user can view top 4 Categories on Home Page To view all the categories on Forum, the user may click on See All

Latest Health-Related News

These are the main topics on the forum Ex: Cancer, Heart, Eyes, Head, Stomach, etc. The user can view top 4 Categories on Home Page To view all the categories on Forum, the user may click on See All

8
BackNext Skip Tour
Step Of 7