Depression is inwardly focused and as a result it can be hard for someone with depression to explain how they feel. For one thing the sheer effort of assembling thoughts and speaking can feel overwhelming. It isn’t... Read more
If your 2009 was anything like mine, you’re probably feeling like you’re stumbling, rather than gliding, into a new year. While passing through a transition phase, I like to reflect on where I’ve been and set goals for where I’m going. ... Read more
I see a lot of patients who take suppressive therapy with no clear understanding of why they are taking it, what the goals are of suppressive therapy and most concerning ... taking the WRONG dose!
I also see patients who suffer through multiple terrible outbreaks of herpes who have NEVER HEARD of suppressive... Read more
To provide some clarification, since so many of you write to me asking about herpes testing, here's a run down of the current available tests. They each have limitations, though I indicate which are the most specific. A doctor will quite often take your history/examine you and then "marry the history/exam findings to the... Read more