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Drugs and Behavior Letter to the Editor
Hello LVRJ Editor There has been an insidious change in our society . The sparse critical thinking that gave us an advantage in business and making proper personal choices has all but disappeared. Watch television for a day and note … Continue reading
Carbohydrate Overload and Unintended Consequences
An Article by DR Wise: Carbohydrate Overload and Unintended Consequences With the arrival of this New Year I had decided that I was too heavy and there needed to be some changes. So, starting January 1,2012 I began … Continue reading
Forced to wear a mask for not getting a flu shot.
Question: As a healthcare worker my employer requires me to get a flu shot or wear the mask. I have actually not had the flu in over 20 years however the shot makes me ill. A reaction prompted by my … Continue reading
Any Suggestions for the Big 56 ?
Question: Hello Dr Wise I’ll be 56 in two weeks. I’ve been working out twice a week with a trainer very strenuously and walking a couple of miles 2 or 3 times a week for exercise. I’ve been doing this … Continue reading
Drug Resistant Bacteria
An Article Written by Dr. Wise Drug Resistant Bacteria One of the current questions patients ask Me quite often today Is “What about bacteria which are resistant to antibiotics?” The media is loaded with scary stories about such bacteria these … Continue reading
Your thoughts on Tramadol.
Question: I checked into the use of codine for my Mother’s arthritis pain and codine is not recommended for kidney disease patients. However in searching the internet, I came across a narcotic called tramadol that is recommended for kideny patients. … Continue reading
Too much Iron Pills?
Question: Dear Dr. Wise, I couldn’t give blood last week because my iron was low,by 1 pt. I am now taking Iron pills (325 ) mg’s. I’m taking one a day. Is that too much and should I cut down? … Continue reading
I have heard Vitamin D Is important Is this true?
Question: I have heard Vitamin D Is important. Is this true? DR Wise Answer: Vitamin D has been found to be very important and that 85% of people in the united states are deficient. As the vitamin is better studied … Continue reading
How can I safely lose weight?
Question: How can I safely lose weight? DR Wise Answer: Obesity is a major problem in the USA , even in children. Reduced activity and excessive intake of carbohydrates are major causes. This can lead to other illnesses like diabetes … Continue reading