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Why NSAID Use is a Bad Idea

Why NSAID Use is a Bad Idea

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

NSAIDs are a class of drugs available with or without a prescription. Common ones include: Celebrex, Meloxicam, Aleve and the generic ibuprofen. The acronym stands for “Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs”. The designation being applied as these drugs sub-planted prednisone and other steroid drugs in the treatment of joint pain. NSAIDs, like most prescription drugs, work because […]

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Opening a Woman’s Heart

Opening a Woman’s Heart

| June 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you’re listening to “programming”, you may have the idea that more women die of breast cancer than heart disease. That is dead wrong. Women are 9 times more likely to die from heart disease than breast cancer. The usual suspects of obesity, high blood sugar, low thyroid levels, sedentary lifestyle and smoking play the […]

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High Cholesterol’s Underlying Cause

High Cholesterol’s Underlying Cause

| June 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Fake news” is rampant in medicine. Many times it’s called “science”. Deal is, you can’t make science up (MSU) in a laboratory. The word means “knowledge”. It’s something we’ve come to understand, but the principles of science preceded man. It’s the immutable laws of Intelligent Design I refer to. Regardless of your belief system, there […]

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Preemptive Strikes Against “Heart Attacks”

Preemptive Strikes Against “Heart Attacks”

| June 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

I was lean and solid everywhere, like a rock. Still am. That’s mostly because as a 35-year-old diabetic ER doctor with high blood pressure, I had a 37-year-old come in with a “heart attack”. When it comes to “handwriting on the wall”, I’m a speed reader. I identify problems early on and make changes needed […]

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Opening a Woman’s Heart

Opening a Woman’s Heart

| July 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you’re listening to “programming”,you may have the idea that more women die of breast cancer than heart disease. That is dead wrong. Women are 9 times more likely to die from heart disease than breast cancer.The usual suspects of obesity,high blood sugar,low thyroid levels,sedentary lifestyle and smoking play the same role as in men. […]

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