Sunday House Call, #655,  May 27, 2018: Proper scientific investigation applies to all drugs including cannabis.  No free pass on claims.

Sunday House Call, #655,  May 27, 2018: Proper scientific investigation applies to all drugs; that means you cannabis.  No free pass on claims.

Topics today include:

A cannabis study that was done well with interesting results for children and adults with a specific type of epilepsy. How the pharmaceutical industry direct-to-consumer advertising misrepresents the efficacy of the medications.

Your calls about:

  • Modes of therapy for low back pain
  • What is HDL? How to you interpret cholesterol test results. We calculated the ten-year cardiovascular disease risk for woman who called the show using her test results.
  • Schatzki rings (scarring in the esophagus) caused by acid reflux. A caller asks if proton pump inhibitors be used over the long-term? We reviewed the risks and benefits for this specific condition.
  • A painful tailbone (Coccydynia) and its management
  • Management of rotator cuff tears after physiotherapy

 

 

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