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Are You Seeing a Bad Doctor?

Although there are many good doctors out there that have their patient's best interest in mind, this isn't universal. Some bad doctors start out as good ones, but lose some of their "goodness" as they become overworked and burdened by an excess patient load. Regardless, you owe it to yourself to get the best care possible for the health of you and your family. Here are some signs that you may be seeing a bad doctor. There's poor communication. One of the biggest red flags that you might be dealing with a bad doctor is a lack of communication. Good two way communication between patient and doctor is critical to ensure you're getting the best medical care possible. The doctor you choose should take the time to ask you about your symptoms and discuss your concerns. He or she shouldn't c

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How I Lost 45 Pounds In a Year Without Expensive Equipment Or Dietary Supplements

Last year I weighed 220 pounds and was outgrowing 40 waist pants. I couldn't do a single pull-up. I was 41 years-old, and I lived on a tight budget, so I couldn't afford exercise equipment or dietary supplements. Today I am 42 years-old; my size 34 pants are loose on me because I weigh 175 pounds. And I can score well on the United States Marine Corps physical fitness test. My blood pressure and cholesterol have fallen into the excellent category. How did I make such progress without a personal trainer, fancy exercise equipment, or expensive supplements? It's all about knowledge and willpower. You can do it without breaking your budget, but you need to educate yourself and have discipline. Your body didn't come with an instruction manual. Unfortunately, marketing hype misinforms peop...

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