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Dr. Rita Corona
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Faith Based Programs (Overview)

Faith-Based programs draw on similar religious beliefs to help people accomplish goals.


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What is an example of a faith-based barrier in regards to medical procedures?

What is an example of a faith-based barrier in regards to medical procedures?

Pray for Health: A common finding is folks whose faith will not allow them to accept blood or blood products. This can limit surgery and other treatments that cause bleeding. Another is the belief that medical care is not necessary if one prays. Important to know that prayer is answered in many ways, like sending doctors and blood to save the day. Being a Doctor is a calling, and having a good one, a blessing. ...Read more

Dr. Rita Corona
14 doctors shared insights

Faith Based Programs (Overview)

Faith-Based programs draw on similar religious beliefs to help people accomplish goals.


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We come from a religious background where treatment is based on faith and home cures. What can we use to treat end stage syphilis?

We come from a religious background where treatment is based on faith and home cures. What can we use to treat end stage syphilis?

See a doctor: If you're saying that you have been treating syphilis with home cures, and it has progressed to the tertiary stage, that should tell you something: you could have resolved the problem at an early stage with a shot of penicillin. Since you didn't, you have a significant problem, since tertiary syphilis is quite difficult to treat. See a qualified physician immediately. ...Read more

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We come from a religious background where treatment is based on faith and home cures. What can we use to treat knee cap dislocation?

We come from a religious background where treatment is based on faith and home cures. What can we use to treat knee cap dislocation?

Relocation: First, the knee cap has to be pushed back into place. As long as that has been accomplished, rest, ice, compression, bracing and elevation with a progressive return to activity should help. ...Read more

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How can my faith help me lose weight?

How can my faith help me lose weight?

Faith&health: I truly believe faith is given very little credit in its innate power. Believing in ones ability to lose weight or to improved well being results in a positive change in our inner environment &our mental atmosphere. This in &of itself has been shown to have effects on our immune system and hormonal balance. This causes positivity beyond explanation. There's power in our thoughts & our faith. ...Read more

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How do I go into surgery when I do not have much faith in the medical establishment?

How do I go into surgery when I do not have much faith in the medical establishment?

Faith in your docto: To be honest, as a doctor that is a hard question to answer. And we all know some doctors are better than others, nicer than others, etc just like any profession. I think what you need to do is not have faith in the medical establishment, but just faith that you have chosen a doctor who will take good care of you and look out for your best interests. ...Read more

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Even when there is no rational evidence of a god..Why do people have faith in god? Or is it only that they want to believe in higher power?

Even when there is no rational evidence of a god..Why do people have faith in god? Or is it only that they want to believe in higher power?

I should not answer: But i feel compelled. When i look at the sun, the stars, the earth staying in its place, the way we are here, the plants, the growing of a baby from the small creature of 2 cells to a human. I may call him god, you can call him nothing, but if there is one who could have made that happen it has to be the god to me. That belief gives me the strength, and the will to be good or else why should i? ...Read more

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How can my faith help me with my disability?

How can my faith help me with my disability?

Helps good choices: Admitting to problems and getting the right help takes strength and courage. That's where one's faith is valuable. That internal compass and strength along with those who share your faith can provide the internal and external resources one needs to choose well and get well. ...Read more

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