A Deeper Understanding of Pain: An Interview with Dr. Sarah Meritt
Are you ready to dive deep into the complex world of pain management?
Join Dr. Kara Wada and Dr. Sarah Meritt, two experts in their fields, as they discuss breakthroughs in symptom management and the intersection between chronic pain, itch, and autoimmune disorders.
Gain a deeper understanding of pain, learn what you can do to live a better life, and get better at navigating the healthcare system.
EPISODE AT A GLANCE
- Who is Sarah Meritt?
- Acute and Chronic Pain
- Different Types of Chronic Pain Problems
- Chronic Itch
- Pain management as symptom management
- Holistic Approach to Pain Management
- Low-Dose Naltrexone and Ketamine
- CRPS - complex regional pain syndrome
- Centralized Pain vs Peripheral Pain
ABOUT DR SARAH MERITT
Dr. Sarah Merritt is originally from Huntsville, Alabama. She attended Birmingham-Southern College and medical school at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. After a residency in anesthesiology at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, she elected to pursue extra fellowship training in pain management at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institute. Her training included the full spectrum of pain management techniques, including interventional pain blocks and injections, as well as pain medication management. Dr. Merritt is ABMS Board-Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine.
Currently, Dr. Merritt is active as a volunteer in the medical community in addition to her medical practice. She was nominated by her peers and appointed by the state as a member of the Technical Access Committee for the Maryland State Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP). She is also the Co-Chairperson of the Legislative Council for MedChi, the Maryland state medical society.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, bicycling, running, and yoga.
CONNECT WITH DR SARAH MERITT
Website → https://lifestreamhealth.com/
LinkedIn → https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarah-merritt-md-a8964214/
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YouTube → https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4PcnJZVubi1jnflEecmG5A
ABOUT DR KARA WADA
Quadruple board-certified pediatric and adult allergy immunology & lifestyle medicine physician, Sjogren’s patient and life coach shares her recipe for success combining anti-inflammatory lifestyle, trusting therapeutic relationships, modern medicine & our minds to harness our body’s ability to heal.
CONNECT WITH DR WADA
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