Archive for December, 2011

How should the doctor-patient relationship change with knowledgeable patients who proactively take charge of their own health?

How should the doctor-patient relationship change with knowledgeable patients who proactively take charge of their own health? Suppose a doctor encounters a patient who is (1) educated and knowledgeable about preventive health, (2) orders his own blood tests and knows what HDL, LDL, and other lab result acronyms mean, (3) takes various supplements and vitamins […]

Conversation With Family Medicine Practitioner in FL

Total T numbers can float wherever they need to go, but optimal free T for middle aged and senior men is 20 – 25. Having said that, I would not have a problem with a patient setting free T to reach 30, if he is feeling weak when working out and trying to feel more normal. Excess T as you know can cause heart attacks and brain cancer — in essence we learn from the mistakes of steroid abusers treating them almost like guinea pigs.