M Parley’s Quick Start Guide to Understanding Your Medication

We did a previous series on tips for understanding your diagnosis and what questions you should ask your doctor to help you understand! But what good is understanding the diagnosis without understanding the treatment right?! Many times, treatment involves medication. People are often quite suspicious or concerned about medications and this is understandable. So here is M Parley’s Quick Start Guide to Understanding Your Medication!

Doctor I Don’t Understand! Pt 3

Better outcomes of an illness derive from patient motivation and patient motivation is best come by through knowledge. A patient who truly understands his/her diagnosis is more likely to understand the treatment and therefore more likely to commit to it with a positive attitude which makes all the difference. So to this end we started our ten question guide to asking you doctor questions to understanding your illness.

Doctor I Don’t Understand! Pt 2

Better outcomes of an illness derive from patient motivation and patient motivation is best come by through knowledge. A patient who truly understands his/her diagnosis is more likely to understand the treatment and therefore more likely to commit to it with a positive attitude which makes all the difference. So to this end we started our ten question guide to asking you doctor questions to understanding your illness.

Do We Really Still Need to Wear Masks?

by Dr Makini McGuire-Brown Do we still need to wear masks? It really is a simple question to answer. The answer is- yes, for now. Why? Again a simple answer. The answer is- the trials that were done on the vaccines were done to first determine if the vaccines prevent people from getting sick, NOTContinue reading “Do We Really Still Need to Wear Masks?”

Why You Shouldn’t Care Which COVID-19 Vaccine You Get

by Dr Makini McGuire-Brown So with various novel coronavirus vaccines now in circulation there is a lot of information that most people honestly do not have the tools to digest. Two of these include the varying efficacies of the vaccines and secondly why we still need to wear masks for a while. The answers toContinue reading “Why You Shouldn’t Care Which COVID-19 Vaccine You Get”

COVID-19: Vaccines, Why Two Doses?

by Dr Makini McGuire-Brown This is a really quick article just to explain why two doses of the first two COVID-19 vaccines are important and why we should not just take one and not go back for the follow up dose. If you get few side effects or no side effects, go get your secondContinue reading “COVID-19: Vaccines, Why Two Doses?”

Exercise: “The Cure” Part 5- How Much? What Type?

by Dr Makini McGuire-Brown The Exercise- “The Cure” series continues today! How much exercise should you do? What type of exercise should you do? Part 5 is also available on video here! Before we get into specifics there are a few important foundational points I want to get clear! Active is better than sedentary! JustContinue reading “Exercise: “The Cure” Part 5- How Much? What Type?”