Ask Dr. Annie K.

A new feature on Love+Medicine! Here is where I take questions from you, my wonderful readers. Any subject is fair game. Questions may be sent anonymously. [button url=”https://loveandmedicine.com/ask-dr-annie-k/” scheme=”gray”]Ask A Question[/button]   Today I was asked an interesting question I’d like to share. A patient asked me: “Is there a such thing as broken heart…

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1217 Miles

As part of my work as a psychiatrist, I did a stint in Telepsychiatry. This is providing psychiatric care via Skype, to those in need, to individuals who do not have physicians that are easily accessible. Montana, called ‘Big Skype Country’ in jest, is one of those places.  There is a major shortage of physicians…

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Lung Cancer: A Lonely Place

Ever since I was diagnosed nearly 10 years ago, my life has gained a sense of surrealism. I am not exactly sure how to be. There are few guidelines for those of us who are faced with our own death in such a concrete way. Even before my diagnosis, as the daughter of a holocaust…

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Inspiration

“Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.” Nibo Qubein  

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