I did a thing

Actually, I did two things. I wrote a book and I joined Tiktok. Did you know that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a medical doctor? Yes, he studied at the University of Edinburgh, and completed his thesis on tabes dorsalis. He then set up a medical practice, but it was unsuccessful, so he started writing … Continue reading I did a thing

How to save a life

A patient came into the office a few weeks ago, and tearfully thanked me for saving his life. I am not bragging. It's just that a patient thanking you happens really rarely; much more rarely than "you are doing nothing for me," and "I waited too long to see you," and other complaints.  So when … Continue reading How to save a life

Are you bloated?

Admit it, you are.  EVERYONE is bloated.  And if someone is telling you they're not bloated, they're lying.  Of course, my experience may be skewed by the people who come into my office, all of whom are always... you guessed it, bloated.  I'm starting to think bloating is part of the human condition, along with birth, … Continue reading Are you bloated?