Dr. Peter Glidden fills in for Dr. Joel Wallach beginning the show discussing atrial fibrulation. Outlining the treatments used by the medical doctors such as stopping the heart and the restarting the heart. Using lasers on the nerves in the heart or killing part of the heart.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Glidden discuss a news article regarding a Swiss study of doctor's stethoscopes. After examining patients researchers found more bacterial contamination on the stethoscope than on doctors hands. There are currently no guidelines on how often a doctors should clean their stethoscopes.
Jim's mother-in-law has several health challenges including hypertension, diverticulitis and type 2 diabetes.
Debra is experiencing side effects from taking heart medications.
Gary has a friend who is dealing with chronic fatigue.
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