Shop the right doctor (or drop the wrong one) for you

Shop the right doctor (or drop the wrong one) for you

The decision when choosing a doctor and deciding to continue care with one is not a one and done decision. Recently, I was initially very pleased with a specialist I was referred to. The doctor was proactive, listened to my concerns, had a positively aggressive...

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Chronic illness can be invisible, cause aerobic impairment

Chronic illness can be invisible, cause aerobic impairment

Dr. Todd Davenport’s empathetic understanding of chronic illness is profound and gratifying. “The hard thing about all of this is that this is all invisible,” he explained. “So you wouldn’t know that somebody has a migraine unless you knew what you were looking for....

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The evolution of COPD

The evolution of COPD

COPD, formally known as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, is the fourth leading cause of death and a major cause of disability in the United States, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. This is a disease that deserves a look back in time as...

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Back to my roots: Why health matters to me

Back to my roots: Why health matters to me

My eyes were opened wide at a young age to health and the gravity of its inner-workings. I learned about acute health matters, emergencies, chronic illness, diagnostics, assisted living facilities, and day-to-day management of disease before many do. I’ve seen the...

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“Pain: The #1 reason people seek medical help”

“Pain: The #1 reason people seek medical help”

Pain, whether short-term or long-term, is debilitating and in the United States, 20 million people live with the type of pain that frequently limits their life or work activities. No wonder pain is the number one reason Americans seek medical help, according to the...

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Inflammation, immune systems, and COVID-19 effects

Inflammation, immune systems, and COVID-19 effects

The more medical experts study disease, the more frequently inflammation seems to rear its problematic head. Shedding more light on that subject and more for us is Dr. Christopher Snell, former chair of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee to the U.S....

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