Episode 67: Late-onset hypogonadism

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Episode 66: Constipation in the Elderly with Dr. Kevin

Dear Listeners, Constipation, or decrease in stool frequency and hardening in stool consistency, is a common issue in the elderly and can affect their quality of life significantly. Dr. Kevin has a 4 step approach to constipation in the elderly. Step one is making the diagnosis, remembering that constipation is a symptom with an underlying…

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Episode 65: Secondary Headaches with Dr. Kevin

Dear Listeners, A headache is considered secondary when it is related to an underlying medical condition. About 10% of patients presenting with headache are suffering from a secondary cause. Dr. Kevin’s approach to secondary headaches is anatomical in nature. Moving from the outside in, he suggests considering environmental causes (Carbon Monoxide Poisoning), hypertensive disorders, infections…

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Episode 64: Aphthous Ulcers

Aphthous Ulcers, also known as canker sores, affect about 25% of the population. They are considered benign as long as they are small (less than 1 cm), self-limiting (resolve within 3-4 weeks), and not associated with any additional symptoms (such as fever). Consider the differential for mouth ulcers as being infectious or non-infectious. The most…

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Episode 63: Endocrine Emergencies with Dr. Pabani

Endocrine Emergencies are rare but deadly conditions that can be hard to diagnose and manage. This can lead to long treatment delays and potentially life-threatening complications. In podcast 63, Dr Wahid and Dr. Dimitre will cover some of the most common emergencies relating to the thyroid (myxedema coma, thyroid storm, thyroiditis), adrenal glands (adrenal crisis,…

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