Thinking Outside The Box

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Thinking Outside The Box

As a new physician, I thought I knew it all. However, I quickly learned in those first few years that medical school simply gives you the tools with which to evaluate the thousands of different patients you’ll see in your career. Even with those great tools, you must pursue ongoing medical education or you quickly become outdated. It’s definitely a stressful life, but gratifying when you find answers and relieve suffering. When faced with a sick patient for whom standard treatments are not working, physicians feel compelled to look for other options to relieve that patient’s suffering.

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Healing Begins By Knowing That It Is Possible

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The Golden Gate Bridge, Bridge of Hope

Giving patients hope is an important aspect of the doctor-patient relationship that contributes to good outcomes. Early on in my career as a new Endocrinologist, I saw Alice, a 35-year-old woman with Type 1 diabetes and mild diabetic kidney damage. I started her on a protein restricted diet and medication to slow the progression of diabetic kidney disease. Eager to not be missing any other new therapy that might be helpful, I referred her to a kidney specialist. Alice came back to see me two weeks later, and burst into tears as soon as I entered the exam room. Alarmed at her distress, I asked what had happened. Through her tears, she sobbed,

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Encouragement from Elizabeth

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I want to stress that Dr. Johnson saved me! By that I mean, I knew something was wrong but no other doctor took the time to really talk to me and, more importantly, listen.  I believe that to be her strongest attribute; as women we often just want someone to listen with compassion and not label us as needing a pill.  Her in depth review revealed what I needed. 

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Why I Recommend Pharmaceutical Bioidentical HRT

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Dr Marina Johnson discusses Pharmaceutical Bioidentical Hormones

 

Why I Recommend Pharmaceutical Bioidentical HRT

Let me tell you why I recommend bioidentical HRT. It is a therapy I have utilized in the 100,000 female patient visits that I have managed over the past 29 years since pharmaceutical topical estradiol was first introduced in 1986. I have had ample opportunity to see what therapies achieve results and what women tolerate with the fewest side effects.

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