Provider perspective on barriers to improved patient engagement

I was thankfully able to catch the MEQAPI chat today, and I ran across the same problem that I typically do in these improving healthcare and patient involvement chats. Healthcare is a nasty and complicated business. It’s largely run by internal policies and bureaucracy that providers need to contend with. …

Acclimation and Adapting

Earlier this month I realized that I had not really had much improvement in my symptoms after months of antibiotics, I had simply just acclimated to them. I think my fatigue has improved some, though when I looked at the full picture my condition had actually worsened. I had simply …

WTF is wrong with me

I haven’t been posting because I’ve been very ill. My Lyme treatment didn’t go according to plan. A week ago my doctor yanked me off my antibiotic because I was having a Lupus like reaction. Instead of my low grade fevers resolving with treatment they went up. The last few …

Looks like it was LYME the whole time

UPDATE: It turns out I did not have Lyme Disease. I’m leaving this up for history’s sake. In the future I’m hoping to write a research based articles with some of the difficulties with Lyme diagnosis and treatment. Stay tuned, I’ll post it here when it is done.

 

Since my last …

How to get approved for Social Security

logo-fb-shareGetting Social Security is a complicated nightmare, however, there are a few key points that have assisted my clients and I in getting them approved for benefits faster.
This is all about your ability to function at work
Loads of diagnoses, medications, and doctors are …

Pain, Trauma & the Brain: Be Mindful of the Whimsy

AAEAAQAAAAAAAARPAAAAJGFlNDliYjFlLTQwNzItNDUzOS1hZWY5LWQ3YTg1ZjAzMDBhNwUnless your Kimmie Schmidt, and you just got out of the bunker you haven’t escaped the craze of adult coloring, and how “mindful” has become the buzz word of the day. Kimmie Schmidt is actually pretty much the embodiment of Mindfulness, in fact …

What do “proven” treatment results mean?

I’ve actually been receiving Botox for Migraine since 12/14, and for me it works very well. The purpose of this article is that study design can be shady and/or flawed regardless of whether or not the treatment is effective.

With migraine studies types of sufferers are rarely separated into groups, …