Month: July 2019

HEART / ARTERY HEALTH, & ATHEROSCLEROSIS FOR DUMMIES PART II: SIGNS OF ARTERY CLOGGING (AKA ATHEROSCLEROSIS)

July 20, 2019

Vintage American Heart Association Poster Circa 1970s July 20th, 2019 By Natan Schleider, M.D. As our arteries clog with cholesterol and get occluded by thick unhealthy walls for high blood pressure, smoking, and other risk factors, most of us feel nothing. Then things hit a tipping point–that is, the arteries which bring oxygen-rich blood to…

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‘You’re at risk for artery-clogging like a heart attack, stroke, kidney disease. See the plumber.’ Says my General Practitioner.

July 11, 2019

HEART / ARTERY HEALTH, & ATHEROSCLEROSIS FOR DUMMIES PART I: HISTORY AND CULTURE AND THE SCARY STATISTICS OF ARTERY CLOGGING (AKA ATHEROSCLEROSIS) By Natan Schleider, M.D. July 11th, 2019 Vintage Anatomical Print of The Heart 6:00 AM: Opened my weekly pill organizer taking an aspirin, a statin (IE atorvastatin generic for Lipitor), blood pressure medicines, and quickly…

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Screening Options for Colon Cancer

July 9, 2019

THE BEST COLON CANCER SCREENING TEST IS THE ONE THAT GETS DONE! By Natan Schleider, M.D. July 9th, 2019 Source: American Family Physician Vol. 100 No,1 July 1st, 2019 p.10-11 As I approach 50 years old, I am thinking about which colon cancer screening test is right for me. I will likely go with the…

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Lofexidine (Lucemyra) for Treatment of Some Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms

July 7, 2019

By Natan Schleider, M.D. Source: American Family Physician V.99 No.6 March 15th, 2019 While I am pleased that a new medicine recently FDA approved for mitigating some symptoms of opioid withdrawal (IE sweating, increased heart rate, some of the physical symptoms of anxiety) I am cautiously optimistic at best that this medicine will see much…

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HEART / ARTERY HEALTH, & ATHEROSCLEROSIS FOR DUMMIES PART II: SIGNS OF ARTERY CLOGGING (AKA ATHEROSCLEROSIS)

July 20, 2019

Vintage American Heart Association Poster Circa 1970s July 20th, 2019 By Natan Schleider, M.D. As our arteries clog with cholesterol and get occluded by thick unhealthy walls for high blood pressure, smoking, and other risk factors, most of us feel nothing. Then things hit a tipping point–that is, the arteries which bring oxygen-rich blood to…

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‘You’re at risk for artery-clogging like a heart attack, stroke, kidney disease. See the plumber.’ Says my General Practitioner.

July 11, 2019

HEART / ARTERY HEALTH, & ATHEROSCLEROSIS FOR DUMMIES PART I: HISTORY AND CULTURE AND THE SCARY STATISTICS OF ARTERY CLOGGING (AKA ATHEROSCLEROSIS) By Natan Schleider, M.D. July 11th, 2019 Vintage Anatomical Print of The Heart 6:00 AM: Opened my weekly pill organizer taking an aspirin, a statin (IE atorvastatin generic for Lipitor), blood pressure medicines, and quickly…

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Screening Options for Colon Cancer

July 9, 2019

THE BEST COLON CANCER SCREENING TEST IS THE ONE THAT GETS DONE! By Natan Schleider, M.D. July 9th, 2019 Source: American Family Physician Vol. 100 No,1 July 1st, 2019 p.10-11 As I approach 50 years old, I am thinking about which colon cancer screening test is right for me. I will likely go with the…

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Lofexidine (Lucemyra) for Treatment of Some Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms

July 7, 2019

By Natan Schleider, M.D. Source: American Family Physician V.99 No.6 March 15th, 2019 While I am pleased that a new medicine recently FDA approved for mitigating some symptoms of opioid withdrawal (IE sweating, increased heart rate, some of the physical symptoms of anxiety) I am cautiously optimistic at best that this medicine will see much…

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