Dr. Manuel Torres, Family Medicine Physician with Baptist Health Primary Care, explains if the seizure is caused by a tumor, which you can remove, or if it is focused and coming from a particular focus in the brain, sometimes that area of the brain can be operated and the seizures can improve. "The interesting thing here is that seizure surgery may be the answer, it may help the patient, and that's often the challenge, because you can change that life forever," he says.
About taking prescription meds for weight loss, Dr. Manuel Torres, Family Medicine Physician at Baptist Health Primary Care, says what may work for one person is not necessarily going to work for all people. "There are medications that are indicated for obesity, there are medications that have different classifications," he explains and points out some of those medications may not be indicated for adolescents.
Dr. Manuel Torres, Family Medicine Physician at Baptist Health Primary Care, says one of the most important things is to recognize your adipose tissue as a separate organ. "There is a communication between the brain and the intestinal tract, and how that adipose tissue communicates back-and-forth," he explains. The doctor says obesity has been taken as a disease to focus on the treatment and the care on this disease.
Dr. Manuel Torres, Family Medicine Physician at Baptist Health Primary Care, explains the hardest part about this age range is trying to help them understand the benefits of prevention. "These are the patients that are not necessarily worried about the inevitability's of life," he says. It is important to know your numbers: blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and body weight, because you can intervene to solve any problem.
Dr. Manuel Torres, Primary Care Physician at Baptist Health South Florida, explains vertigo is when the dizziness persists and can be coming from the way that you perceive your surroundings. Your brain is able to interpret your space and if that is not working right you can be diagnosed with vertigo. He also says it is important that you discuss that with your doctor and not just searching on Google what you may have, because your doctor can make some evaluations to help you.