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.
Check out my Medicine Cabinet Checklist under Medical Sense Articles. It lists/explians what I as an ER Doc, think you should have readily available in your home and workplace. Don’t worry it is a few, inexpensive items that will make your life and health better.
We all realize that our health care can involve exposure to dangers including radiation. While we get it everyday from nature how much more are we getting from medical studies? Interested-take time to read this summary article, Radiation Guide, I posted uner Medical Sense Articles.
‘Take health care into your own hands’ that is the byline for the NEW US governments website www.HealthCare.gov
What a great resource for anyone –young adults, seniors, individuals with disabilities, small business, employers, individuals with children.
Lots of worthwhile information on your screen for the choosing:
-Specific information for your State- allows you to explore care options.
-‘Understanding the new law’
-‘Update Notes’ + ‘Newsroom’
There are also:
-Bulletins, Brochures, Letters, Grants
-Videos & Chats
Visit this site -definitely not a waste of your time, you must have and need this information!
We are all getting outdoors more this time of year. Exercise we know is good for our health. However some of us start to have difficulty breathing even wheezing after exerting ourselves. Exercise induced asthma (EIA) is a medical condition many know little about. Find out if you have it, what it means and how to still enjoy exercise if you have EIA. Have a listen to my podcast or a quick read of Adult Medical Sense article on Exercise induced asthma.
I recently reviewed and was impressed a new book titled- “Menopause Matters” . Written by Julia Edelman, MD. – a practicing Gynecology specialist- it is a fount of knowledge even to me as a physician! If you want to understand menopause read this book! Menopause does impacts everyone and there are many aspects to this physiologic milestone. Any woman in tune with her body knows every aspect is related to so many others-hence it is no surprise that this authoritative book is over 350 pages. Read my review by clicking on link to NAMC.