how to hire (or fire!) your doctor

how to hire (or fire!) your doctor

how to hire [and fire!] your doctor- 4 tips on how to have the best relationship with your care provider! I hear time and again how patients are frustrated with their doctors and how they wish their doctors knew more, listened more, cared more. But here’s the question...
the patient’s survival guide to:: dizziness

the patient’s survival guide to:: dizziness

Dizziness can be one of the most frustrating symptoms you will ever experience as a chronically ill person. It can often be one of the first signs of illness to show up—and last to leave. Did you know that there are several types of dizziness? All of them originate...
the patient’s survival guide to:: syncope

the patient’s survival guide to:: syncope

Syncope, or fainting, can be one of the most terrifying symptoms you may feel while battling an illness. It is often the sign of the brain not getting enough oxygen, which results in fainting or near fainting. The tunnel vision, cold sweat and temporary paralysis can...
the patient’s guide to:: dysautonomia

the patient’s guide to:: dysautonomia

dysautonomia- a disorder of autonomic nervous system (ANS) function that generally involves failure of the sympathetic or parasympathetic components of the ANS. A little known term, dysautonomia is a series of symptoms that almost every person I work with experiences...
herx vs “bad reaction” vs retracing

herx vs “bad reaction” vs retracing

HOW TO TELL IF IT’S A HERX…OR NOT:: Living with a chronic illness is a never ending confusion roller coaster. Sometimes we can figure out what’s happening but most of the time… we’re clueless. After a particular tough week for my clients and several requests in my...