Everyone needs to know these “BP” basics. Clear cut information you can use based on complex medical facts. DocHandal let’s you know what risk factors, actions to take, what latest research shows regarding the numbers and when to worry. Blood pressure defines our being-so Listen Up to this podcast!
Adult Medical Sense
Need to Know: HIV/AIDS continues to be a significant health care problem. Hospital EDs use a rapid test to screen on voluntary basis patients, learn about CD4 counts, HAART, blunt realities about testing methods, CDC guidelines, prevalence and more. This week’s podcast- DocHandal Speaks, Listen Up! gives you it all!
There is information available to reduce the potential for several types of cancer. Nitrites as preservatives, hydrogenated fats and growth hormone given to cows to increase milk production to name a few taboos. Listen Up! to DocHandal and learn the details about cancers from foods we eat. These ingested carcinogens contribute to the probable multiple causes of cancer of pancreas, colon & bladder.
Foot problems can be prevented and are often the first sign of a more serious medical condition. you feet desire attention and care. Arthritis, diabetes circulation problems happen but foot care makes a difference. Learn the Do’s and Don’ts of wearing shoes, the common foot occurrences: fungal infections, dry skin, corns warts and a bit more from listening to DocHandal’s new podcast.
Is there such a thing? How do you find out? Is a Doc worthy of your trust? Is one better due to training, experience or skills? Many tools and clues exist, trust DocHandal to explain at her iTunes podcast channel “DocHandal Speaks Listen Up!” how critical it is that you do research and observe for the subtle clues of competency.
PLEASE spend more time finding the best Doc for you than you did buying your car.
Common Side Effect:
Quinolones, a new class of bacteria fighting antibiotics can reap havoc on your tendons. This should not be a first line medication but if others fail or culture results show only they can kill the bacterial infection you have. All medications have the potential to cause negative effects on our bodies. With use of these antibiotics, incidence of tendinitis is increased 3-4 times. FYI- some folks bastardize the medical term and say ‘tendonitis’! Listen Up on iTunes to DocHandal and find out which ones and more about this side effect DocHandal
YOU CAN! Boost activity, cut calories, cut down fat keep track! DocHandal makes it possible more than ever for you to make a decision to stick to. Eating out facts easy to recall next time you are out at someone’s table. Also learn if you are at risk for pre-diabetes-simply put!
Deaths by prescribed narcotic exceeds deaths from traffic accidents. Too many Americans have ‘pain killers’ prescribed and believe they are safe since a medical professional ordered it! No one is immune – it can happen to you, it did to Michael Jackson. Prescribed drug information is updated in DocHandal’s latest iTunes podcast. Young adult rationalize – safe for parents safe for us. More popular and dangerous than street drugs!
‘DNR’ & “DNAR” -Do Not Attempt Resuscitation is a legal document we prepare in advance. Part of the advanced papers we sign before becoming gravely ill or injured. Since no one knows exactly when that may be, everyone should have directives of this nature prepared in advance. Let DocHandal explain!
Need to Know!
Healthcare providers need to know the exact nature of your pain. Pain is the fifth vital sign. Asked whenever you seek medical help. Pain tolerance varies between individuals. One aspect is intensity using a scale usually 1 to 10. Learn how to focus and get to the point when it comes to your pain. Quicker care results when you Listen Up to Dochandal’s podcast.