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How to Screen for AFib

Atrial fibrillation is when the heart’s electrical system fails to produce proper heartbeats, often due to fibrosis of the heart muscle. It can lead to heart failure and strokes, which is why it’s an important condition to detect early. Here is how to screen for AFib at home, especially if you are at high risk […]

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How to Choose a Primary Care Doctor

What makes for a great doctor? How do you choose a primary care doctor who helps you improve your health? In this article, I’ll review the characteristics of an ideal doctor, someone I strive to be someday. 1. Listens & Communicates Listening is empathy, and feeling heard is a beautiful experience. The kind of physician […]

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Keep Your Primary Care Doctor Forever

Insurance changes, jobs change, we move across the country, and even our finances sometimes take a hit. But there is no reason for you ever again to lose your primary care doctor. Keep your primary care doctor regardless of how your circumstances change; it’s one of the most important health relationships we have in healthcare. […]

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What Causes Back Pain in an Older Person?

You are 60 years old, active, and healthy, and besides the mattress looking a bit too yellow, there is no reason for you to have this back pain. So, what could cause this back pain? In this article, we’ll break it down from most likely to least likely, and I’ll offer some pointers to improve […]

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Getting a Second Medical Opinion

You just finished your ortho appointment, and the surgeon told you you need an ACL reconstruction. But researching it online, you come across someone’s negative experience with the surgery and find others who claim that it’s an unnecessary surgery. At this point, a second medical opinion seems like a good idea, but how do you […]

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Finding a Good Doctor in Health Sharing Plans

If you’re part of a health sharing plan or health sharing ministry, finding a good doctor is quite important. Chances are you don’t want to be part of the insurance-based system due to their false incentives but you also don’t want to put tee tree oil on every new ache & pain in your body. […]

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Your Cash Pay Clinic in Los Angeles

Welcome to Digital Nomad Health, where we address health from the bottom up instead of the top down. You: Already healthy and health savvy. Us: Keep you healthy and prevent common chronic diseases down the line. We’re a Cash-Based Practice For our California patients, our virtual clinic is a cash-pay practice with transparent pricing. We […]

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Preventing Colon Cancer Through Lifestyle Choices

Preventing colon cancer is a better use of your time and energy than screening for it or treating it. That should intuitively make sense, but of course, it isn’t always easy to do. Before we dive into this topic, it’s important to understand the process of scientific research; there can be an odd article here […]

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Tracking Biomarkers for Health

The human body is complex, but certain things seem to be certain – lower body mass index, more muscle mass, less visceral fat, lower average blood sugars, and lower average blood pressure seem to be great biomarkers to track. Book a session with us today to track your biomarkers! What’s Your Health Goal? The first […]

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Being Your Own Doctor

The biohacking community has grown, and detailed clinical information is readily available. And yet, the practice of medicine, the art of medicine, is why you can’t be your doctor. Many of us physicians try to be our own doctors and we fail. We miss something obvious or go down the wrong path. And most importantly, […]