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Season 2 Episode 37: Weighing the Pros and Cons

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Weighing the Pros and Cons


In this week’s episode, Alex and Mary discuss their experiences with various medical diagnoses and the process of weighing the pros and cons in deciding on treatment options. They share how important it has been for them to do their own research in order to make an informed decision.


Episode Highlights


  • Welcome back! [0:39]

  • A multi-generational perspective [1:05]

  • Subscribe, rate, and review [1:45]

  • Weighing pros and cons of new diagnosis [2:16]

  • Multiple treatment options [3:05]

  • Alex’s endometrial cancer diagnosis [3:57]

  • Mary’s lichen planus diagnosis [6:24]

  • Idiopathic conditions/diseases [8:55]

  • Vaccines, medications, and injury [10:28]

  • In the News [13:17]

  • Alex’s hernia repair [18:48]

  • Bowel strangulation [20:06]

  • Shunt tubing [22:10]

  • Papilledema [26:54]

  • We are taking a break! [29:10]

  • Season 3, January 2022 [30:15]

  • TikTok [30:43]

  • Thanks for listening! [31:05]

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