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Finally Some Good News: A COVID -19 Update TT

  Good News! We can isolate at home if we have COVID -19! No need to go into hospital if we are well enough to stay home.  I know this is a huge relief to all of you right? Everyone wants to be in their own bed if they are feeling under the weather! So […]

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Morning Edition Fazir Mohammed Interviews Robert Trestrail of Sagicor Insurance And Dr. Ames On SAGICOR LIFE’s Telehealth Benefits in Trinidad and Tobago

Insurance giant Sagicor has announced that they will be accepting telehealth service related medical claims in Trinidad and Tobago. Online platforms have been helping medical services stay functional during the current situation with COVID19 pandemic, and has made the concept of telehealth and telemedicine more acceptable in Trinidad and Tobago. Sagicor is piloting the service […]

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Top Tips For Your Medical Video Consultation

  Top Tips for a Successful Telehealth Consultation: 1. Be on time..to maximize the most of your appointment 2. You must have a device with internet connection, a mike and camera. 3. Have a Private space – remember this is a medical consultation. You want it to be confidential. Ideally lock the door and turn […]

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What is Telehealth/Telemedicine?

  What is Telehealth? It a way for doctors and patients to have a consultation and exchange information and advice when they are not in the same place. This can be over telephone, video, email and whats app, using a telephone, smart phone, tablet, laptop or computer. Is it Secure? lt is vital that confidentiality […]

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How to Save Money on Medical Costs

We are all Hurting right now. But Health is Wealth so we need to be able to prioritize the important things. Here are some tips for how to save money on medical bills and medication:     Switch to generic. Not all generics are created equal, but there are some really good ones out there Like […]

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Sleep in the time of COVID: Part 1: Struggling to Sleep

My Prescription for Sleep during the lockdown:   It can be tempting to relax our regular sleep routine while in lockdown…especially since we are not going to work, or working from home. .But this lack of, or change in routine can sometimes exacerbate insomnia. Many of us barely know what day it is far less the […]

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ECG test for heart health

Quickly Understanding the ECG Procedure

ECG or the Electrocardiogram is a painless bedside test that looks at how the electricity is conducted throughout your heart. It records the electrical signals in your heart to monitor heart health. An ECG test is conducted to investigate: 1. Palpitations2. Arrhythmias3. Chest pain4. Shortness of breath5. Hypertension ECG Procedure An ECG is simple procedure […]

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copper coil and birth control for women

Difference Between Copper Coil IUD and Mirena Coil IUS

What is Copper IUD Insertion? An example of a long acting, reversible Non-hormonal method is the Copper coil. (Also called the IUD) This is a small T shaped copper device that is inserted into a woman’s womb and can be left there for up to 5-10 years depending on the brand/device. This is done in […]

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Sexual Health and Importance of STD and STI Testing

Sexual health is often neglected. Usually people are very shy to discuss their sexual health and talk about STDs and STIs. There is a social stigma toward the subject. But since there are 340 million cases around the world the awareness needs to increase. Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are transmitted through sexual intercourse between two […]

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Learn about Diabetes Test Treatment and Symptoms

Diabetes Test Treatment and Symptoms

What causes diabetes? There are two types of Diabetes; Diabetes Type 1 and Type 2. Type 1 diabetes occurs when the body’s immune system starts to destroy beta cells in the pancreas that make insulin. Insulin plays a major role in controlling the body’s blood sugar levels. This renders the body incapable of producing insulin […]

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