Many people continue to regard marijuana as a benign drug, similar to alcohol. But, as anyone whose life has been ruined by alcohol abuse can attest, things aren’t always what they seem. So our concierge primary care doctors at MD 2.0 in Jupiter want to make you aware of the possible downsides of this increasingly legal drug. We especially consider the danger to kids posed by edibles.
There are so many mysteries connected with the novel coronavirus. Why are children not as susceptible as adults? Why do some people become desperately ill while others have only mild symptoms? Why do some experience the so-called “long-haul” aftereffects for months, while others recover quickly?
We need salt to stay alive. Ironically, however, too much of this good thing can kill us. And, thanks to the proliferation of processed foods, we’re getting ever more of this potentially deadly substance.
All people in the U.S. over the age of 16 are eligible to receive the coronavirus vaccine. And now that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds, our primary care concierge doctors in Jupiter thought this would be a good time to bring you up to date on what we know about kids and the COVID-19 vaccines.
May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month because this month is the peak season for allergy and asthma sufferers. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to tell the difference between the two. And these days we have to add COVID-19 to the mix. The symptoms for asthma, allergies and COVID-19 can be quite similar. So how can you tell the difference?
In addition, it’s important to know the difference, because asthma and allergies aren’t contagious. The coronavirus is. If you’re coughing and sneezing when you’re out in public (even with a mask), people are going to look askance at you, and maybe even move away.
So our concierge primary care doctors in Jupiter want to help you sort out the confusion that might arise if you begin experiencing any of these symptoms.
To our concierge family practice doctors in Jupiter, Florida, tea is the second-best beverage you can drink for good health. It comes as a close second, of course, to drinking water.
The practice of brewing leaves appears to go back at least 5,000 years, but its actual origins are hazy. The most persistent legend concerns a Chinese emperor who drank a bowl of hot water that was boiled for sanitary purposes. He was in his garden when a few leaves fell into his bowl, surprising him with the resulting pleasant flavor.
But a great deal of recent research has found there’s far more to be found in a cup of tea than a soothing drink.
You don’t believe any of the misinformation you’ve been seeing online about the coronavirus vaccines. You really want protection from its deadly effects. But, as more vaccines become available, you’re dragging your feet in making an appointment due to a needle phobia.
Whoever dubbed the searing pain of acid indigestion “heartburn” got it right. The (usually) benign phenomenon can come on suddenly and have you wishing for an internal fire extinguisher to make it stop. Fast.
An estimated 60 million Americans experience heartburn at least once a month. Because it’s so common, our concierge doctors in Jupiter, Florida, want to explore the causes of heartburn, ways to prevent and treat it, and when you should be concerned about it.