LLP083: Four Steps to Long-Term Pain Freedom with Dr. Zarinah Hud

The podcast episode this week we have special guest Dr. Zarinah Hud (Dr. Zee) who is among America's best Sports and Pain Management specialist. She is on the show to help cap off a three part series discussing pain & pain control. Today she is giving up the four [...]

LLP080: Why is your doctor scared to help control your pain?

On today's episode we talk about the issue of pain control & just why your doctor is afraid to prescribe you adequate pain medication. The motivation behind this episode was two-fold, on my recent Lunch and Learn survey it was a topic that the community wanted hear about [...]

By |2018-12-26T20:17:16-04:00September 12th, 2018|Tags: , , |0 Comments

LLP060: How Autism in the Black community fuels her passion with Maria Davis-Pierre, LMHC

Listen on  Apple Podcast, Google Play, Stitcher, Soundcloud, iHeartRadio, Spotify April is Autism Awareness month and since the diagnosis of my oldest daughter this has been one of the months that I truly look forward to in an effort to continue to shine light on a problem affecting [...]

LLP055: After sexual trauma putting the pieces back together with Marline Francois-Madden, LCSW

Listen on  Apple Podcast, Google Play, Stitcher, Soundcloud, iHeartRadio, Spotify Being uninformed is no longer an excuse in 2018. Sexual assault is front and center on our television sets, newspapers and right in front of our faces. We have prominent figures rightfully being taken down their pegs of [...]

LLP054: Learning to define Sexual Assault with Rhodena Mesadieu LCSW

Listen on  Apple Podcast, Google Play, Stitcher, Soundcloud, iHeartRadio, Spotify In medicine being able to accurately establish your diagnosis can be the difference between life or death. If I don't correctly diagnose my patient, then I eventually incorrectly give the wrong treatment and ultimately can cause harm which [...]

By |2018-12-26T20:18:09-04:00February 12th, 2018|Tags: |0 Comments

LLP045: Shining the light on Multiple Sclerosis

A disease that affects 2.5 million worldwide usually doesn't get much fanfare but tell that to the 2.5 million affected. This week's topic is on Multiple Sclerosis, a immunological disorder that affects the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord & optic nerves. We will learn today just what exactly [...]

By |2018-12-26T20:18:36-04:00November 16th, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

LLP043: Let me convince you Wendy Williams had a seizure and not heat stroke.

Prince, Lil Wayne, and Elton John have all suffered from the disorder of seizures. Yesterday I witnessed a video of Wendy Williams who looked to have suffered from one on live TV say that it the lights in the room was just too hot. Now I can't be [...]

By |2019-05-26T10:23:39-04:00November 1st, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

LLP039: Dressing up in Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is upon us. Did you know that Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death in women and is the second leading cancer diagnosis in women.  Did you know that every 2 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer or how about the fact [...]

By |2018-12-26T20:18:36-04:00October 4th, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

LLP038: Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Back with another discussion on a very important and common autoimmune disease - Rheumatoid Arthritis. In my office quite often when patients were asked about their medical history some would check off that they have rheumatoid arthritis when they really meant to just say osteoarthritis. Its a phrase we hear [...]

By |2018-12-26T20:18:37-04:00September 27th, 2017|Tags: , , |0 Comments

LLP037: Five types of chest pain that can kill you

Chest pain is one of the most common complaints in the emergency room. Reports show that it is responsible for approximately six million visits a year. As a hospitalists I am usually tasked with taking care of these patients in the the hospital to ensure the number #1 goal that [...]

By |2018-12-26T20:18:37-04:00September 20th, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments