Doctor Q&A for Dr. David Simons

A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Simons
Anesthesiology 41 years experience
Yes: Nitric oxide may increase endurance and possibly extend the 'pump' after a work out. The supplement is actually arginine which is an Amino Acid import... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Simons
Anesthesiology 41 years experience
Yes: Intrathecal pain pumps are a 'last resort' treatment for chronic intractable low back pain that is unresponsive to the more conventional therapies. Th... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Simons
Anesthesiology 41 years experience
No: Epidural steroid injections may be effective for the treatment of sciatica. Side effects include a flare up of symptoms. New symptoms may indicate pro... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Simons
Anesthesiology 41 years experience
Both: Both are antidepressants with sedative properties that may last for extended periods of time - this effect is tolerated differently by each patient. I... Read More
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