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Labor Epidural or Natural Birth?

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Many women stress over the issue of labor epidurals for a long time before coming into the hospital to delivery their baby. Many times, the situation is made worse by the extraordinary amount of bad information that is available online regarding labor epidurals. We believe this is a personal choice, but it’s one that should […]

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Will I Remember My Surgery?

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

So many are extremely afraid of anesthesia awareness. Will they be “awake” during a surgery where they are supposed to be “asleep”? In this quick video, we break down what anesthesia awareness is and why it’s unlikely that you will experience this when undergoing anesthesia. What General Anesthesia Side Effect have you experienced, if any? […]

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What do Anesthesiologists Do?

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

What do Anesthesiologists do? There’s always been a bit of a mystery about the “gas men/women” that do their magic on the other side of the ether screen. We are kinda like the pilots of the operating room. This video will quickly explain exactly what anesthesiologists do on a daily basis. What General Anesthesia Side […]

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Who Are Anesthesiologists?

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Who Are Anesthesiologists? Many people don’t know too much about the doctors that take care of them while undergoing anesthesia. Heck, many don’t even realize anesthesiologists are physicians. Check out this quick video that explains the training and background of anesthesiologists.   What General Anesthesia Side Effect have you experienced, if any? Nausea/Vomiting Sore Throat […]

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Happy Ether Day!

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

All of the advances in surgery that help so many people today would not have been possible without the discovery of anesthesia. That is exactly what we celebrate on Ether Day. Check out this interesting, quick video about how anesthesia got started. If you or your loved has ever had surgery, you have been impacted […]

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New Video: What is Anesthesia?

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Check out our new video, What is Anesthesia, with Dr Amit Mirchandani! And let’s welcome “Dr Mirch” to Anesthesia Myths! Briefly, Dr Mirch is a board-certified anesthesiologist that has a passion for anesthesia education. We will be releasing a series of videos where he explains all sorts of interesting anesthesia topics. Please welcome him to […]

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Anesthesia and Young Brains: How Safe is it?

| February 3, 2017 | 1 Comment

Is anesthesia safe for young brains? If your kid needs surgery, this difficult topic is sure to grab your attention. The FDA recently released a safety advisory on the use of General Anesthetics and Sedation drugs in young children and pregnant women. What General Anesthesia Side Effect have you experienced, if any? Nausea/Vomiting Sore Throat […]

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Propofol: How Safe is it?

| November 23, 2014 | 13 Comments

Propofol has recently been in the news for all the wrong reasons. It started with the Michael Jackson tragedy, and has continued with the unfortunate events surrounding the death of Joan Rivers. The use of propofol has been implicated in both celebrity deaths. And because of the media coverage surrounding these events, there has been […]

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Guest Podcast with Straight Shot Health: Are Labor Epidurals Dangerous?

| June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

I recently was asked to do another podcast with Dr. Kevin at straightshothealth.com. The topic this time around was the danger of labor epidurals. It was an honor to be requested again, especially knowing all the great information Dr. Kevin provides on that site. The topic of labor epidurals is an important one. There are all sorts of […]

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My Biggest Fear as a Parent and a Way to Make a Difference: the #EatSAFE Project

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

    Few things have been as rewarding and fulfilling as fatherhood. Something magical happens when our little ones look at us with big, warm, innocent eyes. How can you not melt when your little girl rests her head on your shoulder and looks at you with those eyes!     And one of my […]

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