Making the Most of Your Doctor’s Appointment
Ankita Bahuva, MD, Internal Medicine, Deaconess Clinic Downtown
Your doctors’ appointments are an important and valuable time to connect with your doctor, share your perspective and information, and learn from your doctor’s expertise. The best appointments happen when patients are very prepared.
Fighting Chronic Fatigue
Internal Medicine, Deaconess Clinic Downtown
Chronic fatigue is a condition that causes someone to be extremely tired—to the point that they can’t function in their daily life. It is also often misunderstood.
Emergency Preparedness for Patients with Health Problems
Jim Hays, Deaconess Home Medical Equipment, and Tom Fite, R.Ph, Manager, Deaconess Family Pharmacy
Recent national disasters have caused many people to give more thought to emergency preparedness. As September is Emergency Preparedness Month, it’s a great time to be thinking about being disaster ready.
Why Am I So Tired?
Dr. Rebecca Hopper, Internal Medicine/Pediatrician, Deaconess Clinic Henderson Starlite
Patients often ask me, “Why am I so tired all the time?” This question, of course, has many possible and complex answers. Caring for our families, working long hours or just doing the many daily tasks of living can make us tired. However, one common medical cause of significant daytime fatigue is obstructive sleep apnea.