How to get a green thumb from a doctor

You may be tempted to skip the doctor and get a prescription for something else, but you may be missing out on a life-saving treatment that could save your life.

This is why it’s important to know what to look for when choosing the right medical treatment.

“It’s really important that you’re looking for a medical treatment that is clinically proven and has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA),” says Dr. Mark Siegel, chief medical officer of the Mayo Clinic.

Here are some common medical conditions that you might need to look out for.

Heart disease