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SARS Cov-2 Initial Origin

SARS-Cov-2 Initial Origin

To understand Covid-19 you have to start from the beginning. so here is a description of some original data. Please note that I am only going to describe the science with no political connotations or agenda. It is simply intended to inform and educate at a deeper level than the general media. so please do…

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Herd Immunity

Herd Immunity

Let’s talk about antibody testing and herd immunity Within 1 to 3 weeks after active infection with COVID-19, two types of antibodies start to appear. They are the IgM and IgG antibodies. IgG antibodies generally reflect permanent immunity against a virus. Because we don’t know exactly the accuracy of our current tests, on an individual…

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Director John Singleton Died of a Stroke Caused by Hypertension

Director John Singleton died of a stroke caused by hypertension. 40 percent of African Americans have hypertension and yes it is the silent killer. This is one reason why the average black man has a much shorter lifespan than a Caucasian man. It is genetic and prevalent. My mentor Dr Elijah Saunders at University of…

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Epidemiology & Cost Of Cardiovascular Disease In The World

Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in the world.  As a percentage of all death in each region of the world, Eastern Europe and Central Asia which includes Russia has the highest percentage comprising of 55.7% of all deaths.  In high income countries such as United States, Western Europe, Canada, Australia and…

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Should You Take an Aspirin?

The new guidelines on aspirin intake have created fair amount of confusion among our patients and the general population at large. First of all, I want to be sure to tell anyone who is currently taking aspirin at the recommendation of their doctor NOT to stop the aspirin. Let us be clear on this issue,…

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Beta Blockers

Beta blockers are used for treatment of high blood pressure, particularly for people have heart conditions who are at a higher risk for a heart attack. Beta-blockers, also known as beta antagonists, beta-adrenergic blocking agents, or beta-adrenergic antagonists, are drugs that are prescribed to treat several different types of conditions, including hypertension (high blood pressure),…

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Checking Blood Pressure

How to check blood pressure: Dr. Moalemi explains when and how to check blood pressure. The best time to check your blood pressure is in the morning when you wake up and when you go to bed. Bedtime blood pressure should be lower than your morning blood pressure. You can buy a blood pressure machine…

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Potassium Sparing Diuretics

Dr. Moalemi explains potassium sparing diuretics. Potassium-sparing diuretics are medicines that increase diuresis (urination) without the loss of potassium. They are generally weak diuretics and work by interfering with the sodium-potassium exchange in the distal convoluted tubule of the kidneys or as an antagonist at the aldosterone receptor. Further details will be explained in the…

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Lifestyle Modifications with Blood Pressure

Dr. Moalemi explains lifestyle modifications when having blood pressure. Your diet: must always be low in sodium. She introduces a dash diet, which is a two thousand milligram sodium restricted diet. You must read labels on ingredients to keep track of your sodium intake. Exercise: You need to exercise 3-4 times a week. Nothing severe,…

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Stages of Hypertension 

Dr. Moalemi discusses hypertension and various stages of blood pressure. There are three stages to blood pressure. First stage is stage 1, if your blood pressure exceeds 140/90 you are a stage 1 hypertensive. If your blood pressure is greater than 160/100 you are a stage 2 hypertensive. If your blood pressure is greater than…

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