Results for search term "AsktheMayoMom".


Reply on Parents overnight in CSICU

@alishanjosh, I’d like to offer a few more resources, which you might find helpful to go through, with regard to mitral valve repair. Let’s start with these 2 Video Q&As with pediatric cardiac surgeon Dr. Joseph Dearani: – Heart Valve Disease and Surgical Options –


Reply on CBD Oil for social anxiety for my teenage son

Hi, @krisgrab. I wanted to add my welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect. It sounds like it's been quite challenging with your son's social anxiety, and it also sounds like you are working hard at helping him and being an advocate for him at this time. One discussion [...]


#AsktheMayoMom on Congenital Heart Disease with Dr. Joseph Dearani

Congenital heart disease is a basket term for when a child is born with a heart that has a structural abnormality, such as a hole or an enlarged part. These abnormalities are oftentimes fixed surgically during a patient's childhood. In the following Mayo Clinic #AsktheMayoMom Q and [...]


Reply on Effexor and kidney stones

Hi @newzealandmum, Enlafax and Effexor are brand names for the drug venlafaxine (as you already know). A couple things that I've learned from discussion here on Connect. 1) Kidney calculus or kidney stones are a rare yet know side effect of venlafaxine 2) kidney stones can happen [...]


Reply on My 11 year old was diagnosed with HCM

Hi @mommiesboy1, If you would like to make an appointment at Mayo Clinic, please call one of our appointment offices. You can also request an appointment online. The contact information for Minnesota, Arizona and Florida can be found here: Mayo Clinic representatives will ask questions [...]


Reply on Bicuspid Aortic Valve

Thank you, @astaingegerdm. Welcome to Connect, @michell, I'd like to introduce you to a few members who've shared their experiences with bicuspid aortic valve. Please meet @dixitworld @robaz @kkraeger @ch246cf10 [...]


Reply on VSD repair surgery for 3 month old baby

Welcome to Connect, @homyra. I can only imagine your worry, and sincerely apologize for the delay in replying. I moved your discussion, and combined it with this existing discussion on ventricular septal defect (VSD) as I thought it would be beneficial for you to be introduced to [...]


#AsktheMayoMom Facebook Live Tomorrow at 10 am CT

Join us today at 8:30 CT for an #AsktheMayoMom Facebook Live session with Drs. Timothy Nelson and Yasir Qureshi to learn more about hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) and the research the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for HLHS is doing to find solutions to HLHS.   [...]


Reply on HCM-ers: Introduce yourself or just say hi

Hello @neha4, Welcome to Connect. As a parent, I can imagine how worried you must be, and we're so glad you've joined this group. I'd encourage you to view this webinar, where Dr. Joseph Dearani, Mayo Clinic cardiac surgeon, talks about pediatric congenital heart disorders: [...]


Comment on #MayoClinicNeuroChat about Epilepsy

Hey Fay, and welcome to Connect! I'll summarize your question and ask Dr. Tatum during the Q&A. I also wanted to share these other videos with you: • #AsktheMayoMom about Pediatric Epilepsy: • #AsktheMayoMom about Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery: • Webinar: Pediatric Epilepsy Treatment Options: [...]


Reply on Daughter with Newly Diagnosed Generalized Absence Seizures

Hi @rchllmorgan, I'd like to add my welcome. You might also be interested in joining these conversations: - My son was just diagnosed – Ketogenic diet for children – #AsktheMayoMom about Pediatric Epilepsy Also on Nov 29, we're hosting another [...]


Reply on My son was just diagnosed

Hi @cummings I'm so glad you found Connect. How concerning this must be for you and to not know if your son's diagnosis is the right one. I’d like to introduce you to other parents who have children living with seizures. Please meet


#AsktheMayoMom about Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery

Dr. Angela Mattke and Dr. Nick Wetjen, pediatric neurologist, discuss pediatric epilepsy surgery in #AsktheMayoMom about Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery. Learn more about:


#AsktheMayoMom about Pediatric Epilepsy

Dr. Angela Mattke and Dr. Elaine Wirrell talk about pediatric epilepsy during an #AsktheMayoMom session. Learn more about:

Dr. Mattke and Dr. Wirrell answer questions. [...]


Reply on Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) diagnosis

Hello @davesmo04, Welcome to Connect. I'm sorry to hear about your son, and so glad you've joined this group. Here's some information about Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) from the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD): And, on this Mayo Clinic webpage, you can also read about [...]