healthcare

Ask yourself:  the healthcare community always teaches:  ‘do not get involved in the patients’ personal life.  You are here to help them with the situation at hand.  Do not ask about other situations, since that is not what they are asking.’ No wonder many patients are not healing, physicians are working to ‘fix’ them, to change the outcomes, to remedy the situation presented in front of them.  Ahhh, but is that always what we are asking them when we go into their office?  A pain in the head may start as a headache medication, then later an MRI to rule…

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Just as reported in the recent news, the test is not new, nor is the application.  So why do so few people actually get the hs-CRP? Well, yes, payment, that is one issue.  Medicaid does not pay for this test if there is not a pre-existing symptom or disease that requires it to be run.  It is not done routinely with any healthcare policies, however, it may, may, be covered by some insurance policies.  It is not listed as a preventative blood test, similar to how you may think of as mammogram or colonoscopy.  Further, if you do not have…

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Dr. Jeanette answers several questions that will have you shaking your head.  Questions you have never thought of and answers that may truly head off an issue with your health.  Take the time to ask yourself if you have these steps in place in caring for your family and loved ones. How to Get the Healthcare You Deserve: 10 Things your doctor may not have told you is a gift, download here.  

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Check out this photo.  What do you see?  What is hidden?  Scroll to the bottom for the answer. What does it mean ‘to be made whole again’? In the face of disease, destruction, divorce or death can you ever be made whole again?  Many people say these life experiences change them forever; they take away all that is loved and important and also the concept of breaking your heart or spirit.  Can you be broken?  Can you be whole again? In the face of disease, we are feeling not well and seek help from a healthcare professional to ‘fix us…

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                                          Are you feeling like you are dying a slow death each day?  Are things around you just not working out? Is your support group a bunch of gossipers? How can you get started to get help?

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If you have a history with a family member and you are needed to be their caretaker, can you do it?  Some say they feel they can take care of people they don’t know much easier than a family member.  Why? When you take care of those you do not know are you giving them the best of you?  Are you being disconnected to the need for their connection and human care? When we care for those we loved or those who are part of a family, we have expectations and history. The experiences we may have had or longed…

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