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Dr. John Wade

Dr. John Wade

MD, FRCPC
Rheumatologist
Vancouver, BC
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What is the relationship between Vitamin D and Calcium?

A:

Calcium is widely recognized for its role in bone strength. However, there needs to be a process to bring the calcium out of your digestive tract with you ingest foods or vitamins, and Vitamin D is a catalyst for this process. Vitamin D helps absorb calcium and hold onto it so you don't lose it again through your kidneys, bringing it into the bones where you need it to keep your bones healthy and strong. You can speak with your physician if you have questions about your Vitamin D and Calcium levels, and to learn whether a supplement is recommended for you.

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What is The Importance of Vitamin D

Dr. Duncan Miller

Dr. Duncan Miller

MD
Family Doctor
Vancouver, BC
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What are the signs of dementia?

A:

Dementia involves losses in brain function, which can appear as issues with memory or with language. These changes may be noticed by yourself if you are affected, or by a friend or family member. If you are noticing challenges with brain function in yourself or someone you care about, it is important to have them checked by a doctor. There are some medical issues that can lead to dementia symptoms that may be reversed with proper treatment.

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The symptoms of dementia

Dr. Kevin Zorn

Dr. Kevin Zorn

Urologist
Montreal, QC
Q:

What are BPH - Treatment with Medications

A:

Treatment with medication is the frontline therapy that primary care, emergency doctors, and urologists have been prescribing since their first discovery in the 1970s. Medications called alpha-blockers are typically used first and they are used to relax the prostate

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BPH - Treatment with Medications

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