Patronus Medical Blog

Five Reasons why Patronus Medical is the choice for you

Posted by Patronus Medical on Aug 11, 2016 9:12:47 AM

It seems that now more than ever, individuals worldwide are moving away from traditional healthcare plans and towards exclusive private health management. The benefits are staggering, especially for those living in a fast-paced world. With private health management, there is no more waiting to get the healthcare you deserve. The world has changed, so why shouldn’t your medical care?     

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Topics: Telemedicine, Private Health Management, Functional Medicine

Could a Text Message Really Help Prevent a Heart Attack?

Posted by Patronus Medical on Aug 4, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Smart phone technology has made day-to-day life simpler and less stressful for users. Changes in weather, road conditions and special appointments can be tracked with the swipe of a finger. But could a text message help prevent you or your loved ones from suffering a heart attack?

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Topics: text messages, heart attack, preventing a heart attack

Why Everyone Over (and Under) 55 Should Do Yoga

Posted by Patronus Medical on Jul 21, 2016 10:26:41 AM

Dementia is a term used to describe the symptoms of cognitive impairment or decline that include forgetfulness, repeating oneself, misplacing things and a number of other degenerative symptoms. While there are many possible causes of dementia, the two main causes are Alzheimer’s disease and a vascular version of dementia created by a series of small strokes.

There is great news now for anyone at risk of developing Alzheimer’s or other dementia!

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Topics: dementia, yoga, Alzheimer's Disease, meditation

A White House Physician’s Journey from Conventional Medicine into Functional Medicine

Posted by Robert G Darling, MD on Jul 19, 2016 9:04:34 AM

My journey from conventional medicine to Functional Medicine began in possibly the most conventional setting possible. I graduated from medical school in 1985 and have been practicing medicine for over 31 years. I was trained as a traditional medical doctor (MD) and completed a residency in emergency medicine in 1994, and I served in a number of clinical and administrative positions during my 25-year career in the US Navy Medical Department including three years as White House Physician to President Clinton from 1996 to 1999.

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Topics: Private Health Management, Functional Medicine

Private Health Management vs. Regular Health Insurance

Posted by Patronus Medical on Jul 14, 2016 10:10:30 AM

There are significant differences between health insurance (whether through private plans with shared costs with an employer or paid for out-of-pocket) and private health management. The major difference? One can provide a level of care that far exceeds the other. Here’s why:

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Topics: Private Health Management

Planning for the "What-Ifs" of Health Care

Posted by Patronus Medical on Jul 7, 2016 3:48:51 PM

 As out-of-pocket medical costs continue to rise, it’s more important than ever for consumers to take control of their health. One of the best ways to stay healthy is to prevent poor health in the first place. While it’s impossible to plan for every scenario, here are seven simple steps you can take to mitigate your health risks and significantly reduce the chances you’ll get hit with costly medical bills.

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Topics: Risk Management