Tag: Stroke

From ER Doc to Dr. Fitt

From ER Doc to Dr. Fitt

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

This used to be the way I practiced medicine. No secret I’m an adrenalin junkie. Back then, car wrecks, shootings, stabbings, and “heart attacks”, made my day. I was like a duck in water when soaked in blood. Two things dampened my enthusiasm to the point of a career change that took me from $200,000/year […]

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Avoiding Sugar-Coated Red Blood Cells

Avoiding Sugar-Coated Red Blood Cells

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

It seems that strokes, “heart attacks”, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, prostate cancer etc. happen all of a sudden. They don’t. These conditions are similar to your house collapsing after years of termite infestation–critter overgrowth. Critter overgrowth happens in humans also. Normally, it starts in your mid 30’s. Most do not feel symptoms significant enough to see a […]

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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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