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Dr. John Wade

Dr. John Wade

MD, FRCPC
Rheumatologist
Vancouver, BC
Q:

Are there risks from taking too much Vitamin D?

A:

If you take Vitamin D in excess you may interfere with the calcium absorption in your body, driving your calcium levels up as well. This can lead to an increased chance of kidney stones, and there is no benefit to the extra Vitamin D that is weighing out this health risk. Your physician can help you determine your Vitamin D and supplementation needs.

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What is Vitamin D?

Dr. Daniel Ngui

Dr. Daniel Ngui

BSc (P.T), MD, CFPC, FCFP
Family Doctor
Vancouver, BC
Q:

How is congestive heart failure treated?

A:

If your doctor has determined that you have congestive heart failure, the main goal of your treatment will be to understand how to prevent and manage any flare-ups of your symptoms, and how to maintain your heart function. Your doctor may bring in a specialist, nurse, and pharmacist to help you with lifestyle changes, as well as any necessary medication that could help with your treatment.

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Heart Failure - Planning Annual Visits With Your Family Physician

Dr. Tony Taylor

Dr. Tony Taylor

MD, EMBA,
Emergency Physician
New Westminster, BC
Q:

When does an allergic reaction need medical attention?

A:

If you are having an allergic reaction, and are having trouble swallowing or breathing, you need to get to a hospital immediately. You should also head to see a doctor if you have a rash that is growing or spreading quickly.

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Symptoms & Treatment of Allergic Reactions