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Self-Care in Western Medicine

“My doctor didn’t tell me anything about what I could do at home for this!” It’s truly frustrating to have this experience as a patient, but it’s common in Western Medicine because it’s a fast-paced field. Fortunately, not all physicians practice this way. Self-care is one of the most effective tools patients can use to […]

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Maintaining Dental Health: Proven Tips for Strong Teeth

Dental health is all about prevention, which is why it’s an exciting topic for us here at Digital Nomad Health. Brushing and flossing are important, but so are our diet and other oral habits, which can decrease gum recession and dental caries. Keeping your teeth into old age is partly genetic but has much more […]

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Preventing Hearing Loss

Osteoarthritis and hearing loss are preventable conditions that rarely get much press. Some hearing loss is acceptable, as is some degree of degenerative changes in joints. However, preventing hearing loss can drastically improve our quality of life. Excess Sound Exposure There is a pyramid of excess sound. The peak of it is built with sound […]

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How to Prevent Heart Failure

The bad thing about heart failure is how much it makes a person dependent on regular doctor visits, medications, and blood tests, and worst of all; it is one of the diseases that drastically impact a person’s ability to enjoy their day-to-day tasks. Most of us can prevent heart failure which I’ll dive into here. […]

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The Value of a Personal Trainer

For years, I went to the gym without anyone telling me when to go and what exercises to do. But back then, my motivation and ability to recover were at a different level. In my 40s, I see the value of a personal trainer because they can guide me in ways I can’t. The Value […]

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Quality of Life Questionnaire

Using the WHO quality of life document, we can develop a questionnaire to assess a patient’s suffering. Someone who is dealing with a health condition may be suffering, which will impact their life. It’s important to state that I have quite a few patients with severe medical conditions who don’t suffer. We’ll discuss that in […]

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Taking Vitamin D

A few years ago, all the rave was about Vitamin C and, later, Calcium. Either or both were reported to prevent heart disease, colds, and even cancer. Now, it’s Vitamin D, right after we lost our flavor for magnesium. My patients ask, should I be taking Vitamin D? History of Supplement Fads Looking at the […]