Science holds in its treasury chambers a few golden papyruses that have impacted humanity so much that their footprints defined the path we walk today in healthcare.
Don’t build that wall
I make a terrible patient. I ask a ton of questions, I check myriads of connections, and I’m fixated on finding the root cause – a behavior that tends to drive nuts many clinicians. I do the same for my patients, however.
Could ADHD be iron deficiency anemia?
Too many mothers think their children suffer from ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). Some decide to medicate their children with amphetamine or other stimulants. As a mother, I lived through the slashing feedback of various experienced teachers. They thought my kids, too, had to be evaluated for ADHD and I felt vulnerable in making my … Continue reading Could ADHD be iron deficiency anemia?
How bad can it get?
I have a friend that hates the entire healthcare system. At times I do too, but only when I get frustrated that things don’t get better! But my friend acts like he knows it all and always finds better solutions than physicians, nurses, wife, friends, anyone… We all could see the danger striking every minute … Continue reading How bad can it get?
Let’s not grab another coffee!
No matter how productive my meetings “over coffee” were, my body stubbornly rejected my choice, but I wasn’t aware of it! There are always plenty of reasons we choose to blame on, except our very own choices. I didn’t believe it either, so I decided to check it out to see for myself.
Mornings are better with coffee
If coffee is a drug, then I’m under influence every morning! I was so for decades.
My third eye’s color is dark
Our physiological functions follow a well-established cycle governed by a very precise circadian organization. Immune and antioxidant defenses, glucose regulation, reproduction, and cancer are all processes impacted by the regularity of our body’s exposure to daylight or rest at night. Two hormones are in charge with communicating the extent of sun light exposure and appropriate … Continue reading My third eye’s color is dark
The world inside me
I scratched my head twice and had an idea: milk! I could test them with milk.
The hunt for “Glucose-eater”
Like any history, drug-making history is ruthless and savage. There is no strong, handsome prince finding any beautifully kind princess to live happily every after! The reality is cruel and bloody, all in the name of achieving wealth and control.