Our bodies require balance in all things! Most important is Temperature. If our core temperature goes below 97F (36C) our bodys’ systems go into havoc. Cold exposure can cause hypothermia but more commonly Frostbite results. If untreated loss of tissue occurs. Be the smart one! Hear DocHandal’s podcast about prevention and care. Listen Up!
You may have heard of this serious vein condition, likely in reference to flying and not getting up occassionally to walk the aisles. Let DocHandal’s podcast on DVT explain the risks, recognition and care of this leg problem.
Prevent this life threatening condition by Listening Up!
Learn from an ER Doc about head injuries. Trauma to the head is all too common and fortunately only a small percentage results in permanent brain damage. Foreknowledge is critical. Don’t be frighten for the wrong reasons, DocHandal’s latest podcast will give you the signs, tell you what not to do and what you can do when someone get a blow to the head and perhaps a concussion. So go to iTunes and Listen Up!
Doc’s Guides are available not only in English and Spanish but now also in French « Doc’s Guide des Premiers Secours » for our neighbors to the north and across the waters. Available through our eStore and Amazon for your Kindle. Also after downloading a free APP this Amazon purchase can be viewed on your Mac computer, iPhone, iPad, Blackberry or Android. Only $7.99 and hyperlinked for your quick use.
Listen Up! A new podcast just for your health. Skin cancer is found in 1 of 5 Americans- learn about this all too common cancer and how to prevent it. Aging rays and burning rays are out there, so let DocHandal make you smarter and keep your safe.
Have a look at a short book promo for ‘Doc’s First Aid Guide‘, ‘Guia De Simple de Primeros Auxilios‘ & ‘Doc’s Guide des Premiers Secours‘ on You Tube- check it out! No matter your e-reader device-Doc’s books are available to you.
YES! You guessed it- DocHandal has a channel –‘DocHandal Speaks-Listen Up’-have a look at her episodes. Podcast are audio and video downloads that are always FREE thru the iTune store.
Like most sites at first you have to create a log in to download but when you return you can automatically update what ever channel you subscribe to – so as episodes are added you’ll get them. Remember it is all free! Take the time to check out iTunes podcasts-DocHandal Speaks-Listen UP! And let me know what you think.
Let’s take a closer look at our eyes. Precious! Only have two and can’t find replacements parts-at least not easily.
Specifically today let’s discuss Glaucoma. Have a quick read of Doc’s lowdown facts about this disease of the optic nerve. Another Adult Medical Sense article-Glaucoma- Worth A Look. If you are tuned in to DocHandal Speaks ( iTunes store) Listen-Up! to her podcast.
YOU do have one? at home? and at work?and in the car? I know you are smart enough to dependent on yourselves. Have a quick read and print out my checklist in a new Medical Sense Article.
A quick down and sterile look at the most commoly ordered test. It takes less than a tablespoon of blood to fill a tube–BUT OH — the information your blood can provide. Read Blood Testing In A Nutshell a new Medical Sense Article.