Category Archives: Briefs/Thoughts

Stress As a Cause of Illness Recognized

  Serendipity is an interesting phenomenon. Carolyn, at the clinic has been getting on me about Trauma Informed Care – the idea that being threatened oneself with injury or death, being molested, neglected or severely stressed, or witnessing this in someone else, can have profound effects on mental and physical health. A phenomenon that is…
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Weed and Holiday Heart – a New Warning

I learned about a variation on the Holiday Heart Syndrome last night.   Talking to a fellow physician friend, he told me he had to stop smoking weed because it caused atrial fibrillation (AF). [caption id="attachment_2297" align="alignnone" width="1013"] Could This Be Your Doctor?[/caption]   I trust it is not too radical, the idea of a…
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