Dr. Vasu Brown

Integrative Medicine
St Petersburg, FL
36 years experience female

Locations

OMazing Marijuana Doctor

St Petersburg, FL

Address

2730 13th Ave S, OMazing Marijuana Doctor, St Petersburg, FL, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 10am - 6:00pm
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Fax

8884882940

Vasu K Brown, MD, LADC-1 Recovery Coach and Medical Marijuana Card Evaluations

St Petersburg, FL

About

Bio

Cannabis Recovery Coach, Medical Cannabis for Addiction, Pain and Research on Homepathic Cannabinoids dosing

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Integrative Medicine

Addiction Medicine

Anti-Aging Medicine

Pain Management

Wound care

Licenses

United States: Florida, Massachusetts, Rhode Island

Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Tamil

Doctor Q&A

1.1K Answers
27K Agrees
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
High temp bad outcom: In hospitalized patients at risk for ongoing brain injury, the incidence of temperature increases within the range reported to worsen neurologic outco... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
No: There are many terms - functional integrative medicine, holistic medicine and natural medicine all used to mention non prescription, minerals, vitamin... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: Can damage liver, kidneys and other tissues.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Mini Trampoline: Mini trampoline cost $35 in aldi stores. It is a best workout right inside your home - jump either 20 minutes or 200 counts to maintain a routine. Bui... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: It is one of side effect of this medication.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Depends: Weight issues are part for emotional comfort issues and part hidden food allergy. You need to address both to have a effective weight loss.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Appetite loss: Weight loss is dose related. Topamax (topiramate) side effects are loss of appetite, nausea, and diarrhea. It also changes taste esp to carbonated bev... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Does'nt: Usually cause weight gain.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
No: No you can start CPR if you do not feel any pulse.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: Blot clot can kill if it lodges in artery feeding heart or brain.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
ExRx.net: You can use the calculator at exrx.Net - best way is use your BMI and calculate BMR many scales will be able to give you this info. Once you know your... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: Yes u can - know it is just a pretense and don't internalize.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Coming in contact: Conjunctivitis spreads via secretions from body fluids of the infected person so proper hand washing techniques will reduce this spread.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Home remedy: Just apply neosporin oint on top of eye lids - otc when you go to bed to prevent this.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Not really : It is the experimentation and socio economic status that plays a major role.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
4 types: Papillary, follicular, medullary, anaplastic both papillary and follicular cancers are typically treated with complete removal of the lobe of the thy... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
No: It is the current socio economic state that plays a part in addiction.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: Internet, video games to name a few.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Sudden changes: Loss of appetite, increase in appetite, any changes in eating habits, unexplained weight loss or gain. Slowed or staggering walk; poor physical coordi... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Lymph nodes: Latin lympha "water goddess" - lymph is essentially recycled blood plasma. The lymphatic system returns the interstitial fluid to the thoracic duct an... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Initially: It can help initially - will be harmful in the long run.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
No: While the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) can be severe and very distressing, IBS does not lead to colorectal cancer. People who have IBS h... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: There are new studies that showed connection of atrial fibrillation with irritable bowel syndrome.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Yes - vitamin b: Vitamin b complex helps with relieving stress in gut - the other meds that help are metagenics has a researched product called ultrainflamx which help... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Sirtunin: Calorie restriction releases sirtunin and prolongs life.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Dangerous: It will let body use essential muscle for calorie with very high risk for developing sudden heart attacks, loss of muscle in gut leading to acute bowe... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Works at Endocrines: Meditation depending on the types works at 7 different levels and stimulates the endocrines - for example1. First chakra stimulates - adrenals, 2. Se... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: The danger of low calorie diet that is not balanced can cause essential muscle loss - puts your gut and heart in danger, can cause electrolyte imbalan... Read More
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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Prozac (fluoxetine): Prozac (fluoxetine) can cause weight loss and some serotonin reuptake inhibitors can cause weight loss.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Electrical stimulati: Electronic muscle stimulation (E.M.S) is a revolutionary muscle exercise concept for use in your own home. Body shaper home muscle stimulator systems ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: Systemic illness, toxicity, congenital illness to name a few can cause muscle weakness and weight loss.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
No: Compound that helps you urinate more is beta-tcp and detox meds but the effect goes away after initial detox - consistent urination could be due to su... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
CDC guidelines: According to cdc: the leading causes of tbi are: falls (35.2%); motor vehicle – traffic (17.3%); struck by/against events (16.5%); and ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: N-acetyl cysteine helps generate more cell energy, digests mucous and let's cell breathe - helps to rehab lungs need 1200mg three times a day.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Neti pot: If you understand how to use neti pot you can irrigate the child's nose with salted warm water and tincture of iodine - iodine kills germs and salt wa... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Can take them all: Thyroid medicines have 7 day half life so can to taken together unto 7 days if missed. Take glutamine in addition to clear mental fogginess.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Seritonin: Gut secretes serotonin and balances mood. Gut also releases 5hydroxy tryptophan which is a precursor for serotonin.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Inderal (propranolol): Internal will relieve stage anxiety in a very small dose you need prescription for this usually 10mg works well.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Muscle twitch: Muscle twitch is the first sign that there is abnormal breakdown of energy - the earliest sign of weight loss will be noticable before obvious sign of... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
2 days: Cigarette smoker can begin to feel powerful desires for nicotine within two days of first inhaling, a new study has found, and about half of children ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Hold object/fabric: Try to have a object that you can bring with you to a place you feel good- maybe pick up a rock in the park or beach and when you feel stressed hold t... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: Yes if you retrain and perform endurance training.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Might be: It could be since the pancreas can be indirectly affected by all the medications and can cause pain in the mid back so make sure you do not have pancr... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: Yes if the nerves originate higher and reflex lower.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Habits: Anything you do consistently can become a habit. So you can be procrastinating as a habit. I would not use the word addiction. I like this quote "“you... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Check with pcp: If u are not on blood thinners and no change in mental status it is not a problem but if there is increased confusion alertness then yes you need a ne... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Chest tube: Need chest tube, we had a pt with metastatic ca, open chest wound due to acute bleed for palliation did just fluid tapping, family decided just vaseli... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Both: If u need emergency surgery - surgeon first and cardiology will also be imvolved.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
Right abdominal inj: If there is sudden high velocity impact to right abdomen - can cause laceration.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 23 years experience
No: If liver swelling is sudden it is painful if it happened over a prolonged time it is not.
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Testimonials
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Mar 30, 2013
Dr. Vasu Brown has been an ardent supporter of, and active contributor to, HealthTap as evidenced by her Level 23 status (Wow!). I always enjoy her answers.
Nov 27, 2013
Very dedicated healer. Generous with her time and expertise. Focused on helping people get well.
Aug 21, 2013
Knowledgable, caring and helpful answers
HealthTap member
Yes i do. The lymph nodes have been swollen in my neck aswell for 2 years. My health has been very poor in this timeframe. No one knows whats wrong but no lymphoma. Seemed to get worse when my tooth b...Read More
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We do not have any of that info available to us at home so I guess DME shouldve been more helpful than "o. We'll bring some more portable tanks next week" they have never told us to have tanks NEAR co...Read More
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Thank you doctor for your cooperation.I am so upset because you said yes.I used to still have hope that my pain is a spasm that will go on its own .I am still suffering two months now but what to do ....Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chengalpattu Medical College, India
Graduated 1987MD

Awards

HealthTappy Award for Top Wound Care Specialist 2011
HealthTappy Award 2011 for Most compassionate Wound care specialist
Most Influential, Third Place, Massachusetts - Winter
2013

Affiliations

2011 HealthTappy Awards as Best and Most Compassionate Wound Specialist
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Publications

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http://DrBrown.Us - Holistic Approach in Hospital Medicine
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