Dr. Hippy: A “Non-Western” Medicine Experience (part 3)

{Part 3 of a story about a very strange doctor I have been seeing as part of my last year on my parent’s medical insurance. Read Part 1 and Part 2} This time I went into the office a good half hour before my scheduled appointment and ended up having to wait a full 50 minutes…

Dr. Hippy: A “Non-Western” Medicine Experience (part 2)

{This story is part 2 in a series of posts about a very strange doctor I’ve been seeing lately as part of my last year on my parents’ medical insurance.} Ah, the long-awaited results to my allergy tests have come back and I must say that I am extremely surprised by the results (read Dr. Hippy…

Dr. Hippy: A “Non-Western” Medicine Experience (part 1)

While I am not originally from Seattle, I have to admit that I have begun to develop the classic characteristics of a citizen of the PNW: we’re a self-righteous, passive-aggressive, health-obsessed bunch. We’re super into the idea of a combination of “Western” and “Non-Western” medicine. The following is part 1 of my recent trip into the…