I have Chronic illness…how Coronavirus affects me (and how you can help!) | Ep.302
13
March

I have Chronic illness…how Coronavirus affects me (and how you can help!) | Ep.302

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Just so we’re clear, I started wearing facemasks way before the coronavirus hit been wearing this for six or seven years now to protect myself from everything in the world that I react to because of my multiple chronic illnesses hey it’s Jeffrey Lin. Yes, I do want to talk about the coronavirus day from […]


The Bad of Corticosteroids | Johns Hopkins
18
January

The Bad of Corticosteroids | Johns Hopkins

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , /

(gentle music) – The human body is very familiar with the consequences of prednisone because naturally your body makes the equivalent, which is called cortisol. In fact, your body is so knowledgeable about the consequences of too much prednisone that it has an extremely tight system to prevent your adrenal gland from making and secreting […]


What Makes Corticosteroids so Beneficial? | Johns Hopkins
18
January

What Makes Corticosteroids so Beneficial? | Johns Hopkins

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , /

(peaceful music) – So, your doctor has prescribed a medication for you that is a steroid. This medication may go by the name of prednisone, methylprednisolone, or hydrocortisone. Prednisone is a corticosteroid, or a glucocorticoid. These medications are commonly referred to as steroids, but it’s important to clarify that these are a very different type […]


Corticosteroids – Frequently Asked Questions Part 1 | Johns Hopkins
17
January

Corticosteroids – Frequently Asked Questions Part 1 | Johns Hopkins

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , /

(uplifting music) – Hello, I’m Vicki Ruffing and I’m here with Dr. Rebecca Manno. We’re gonna spend a little time today answering some of the typical questions we get from patients regarding corticosteroids. Some examples of corticosteroids are prednisone, cortisone, and hydrocortisone. Let’s get started. My doctor started me on a delayed release prednisone. When […]


Corticosteroids – Frequently Asked Questions Part 2 | Johns Hopkins
17
January

Corticosteroids – Frequently Asked Questions Part 2 | Johns Hopkins

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , /

(relaxed music) – Hi, I’m Vicky Ruffing. I am the Director of Patient Education at the Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center. – And my name is Dr. Rebecca Manno. I’m an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins division of Rheumatology in the Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center. Welcome to part two of frequently asked questions […]


Sinus Surgery and Sublingual Immunotherapy | Dan’s Story
14
October

Sinus Surgery and Sublingual Immunotherapy | Dan’s Story

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Things weren’t looking good. And I knew that having infection deep inside my head was probably not a good thing for longevity. [MUSIC] The sounds of the Himalayas. [SOUND] I love to travel. I set my mind. I don’t let things stop me. And I found that attitude too in the doctors that I dealt […]


We’re Crazy Close To A Cure For Allergies
14
October

We’re Crazy Close To A Cure For Allergies

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Allergies turn your own body against you over something stupid like strawberries. We’ve got to be able to stop that. Anthony here for Dnews and allergies suck. There is no more annoying reminder of how fragile the human body really is than getting laid up in bed because a pollen or peanut dust. And while […]


Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT) for Allergy Treatment: Johns Hopkins | Q&A
20
September

Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT) for Allergy Treatment: Johns Hopkins | Q&A

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

[MUSIC] So in my practice, I’ve been using sublingual immunotherapy for patients with allergies since 2008. And what I’ve seen is that patients who have done this therapy and finished a course are now, many of them, free of taking any allergy medications and they don’t have symptoms anymore. They’re able to enjoy their daily […]