Panelist: Jamie Hammond
Episodes in which Jamie Hammond appears
Jamie had a blood clot lodge in her finger that was blocking blood flow to that finger. When standard physical tests showed nothing unusual she was given an angiogram. No source of the blood clot was found, but after several hours, Jamie's body went into shock from the amount of contrast in her system. It took Jamie took about six months to recover.
The doctors had not explained the possible ramifications to the contrast material to her prior to the test. This experience Caused Jamie to become more proactive and take responsibility for her health. She changed her diet and exercise routine and now asks every question she can think of in any medical situation.