Is it OK if we talk about your weight?
Many patients in the traditional healthcare system feel frustrated and unheard when a doctor simply tells them to “eat less, move more” to address health issues like high blood pressure and sleep apnea.
Dr. Lessing discusses why it is so important to find a doctor who listens and treats overweight and obesity with sensitivity and empathy.
Struggling to lose weight?
Obesity is a chronic and complex disease that requires a multifaceted approach. It is not as simple as just eating less and moving more. Semaglutide, a medication that increases GLP-1 hormone levels, is a promising treatment option for addressing the hormone imbalances involved in obesity.
Dr. Suzy Lessing educates that using Semaglutide to treat obesity is not only safe but effective. This medicine helps treat a hormone problem related to obesity in a similar way that hypothyroidism and menopausal symptoms are treated with hormone therapy.
What do you do when you have a UTI and need quick help?
Sometimes patients reach out to Dr. Lessing at our clinic with a text like:
“Doc! I think I have a UTI starting”
Dr. Lessing makes it easy, a typical reply is:
“I’m so sorry, can you swing by the office tomorrow morning to leave a sample? I’ll send antibiotics – start them after you leave the sample.”
With DPC getting help for a UTI is easy!
Just answer the question!
Are you ever frustrated with asking a quick question to your Doctor’s office?
Dr. Suzy Lessing demonstrates what a typical clinic experience might be when calling in and also shows how with DirectMed direct primary care clinic it’s much easier!
When do you need antibiotics?
As a healthcare provider, Dr. Lessing has been receiving lots of texts and emails from patients lately, asking if they need antibiotics for their illness. While antibiotics can be a helpful tool for treating bacterial infections, they’re not always necessary.
Dr. Suzy Lessing shares valuable healthcare tips on certain situations when antibiotics should be used such as strep throat, pneumonia, and bacterial sinus infections.
It’s not uncommon for patients to wonder whether they should take ibuprofen or Tylenol when they’re feeling unwell. If you’re a generally healthy adult without liver disease, kidney disease, stomach ulcers, or other chronic diseases, you can take both ibuprofen and Tylenol at the same time.
Dr. Suzy Lessing educates on when to take Tylenol and Ibuprofen when not feeling well.
A lot of people ask what’s included in our membership. With us, you get unlimited texts, calls, and emails directly with your doctor- no middleman. You can also have unlimited office visits and telehealth visits. Plus, you get a yearly physical and lab panel.
Dr. Lessing is seeing a lot of patients who are concerned about pink eye. While it can be caused by viruses and bacteria, not all cases require antibiotics.
Dr. Suzy Lessing offers valuable healthcare tips around the dreaded Pink Eye.