Dr. Roach

ENT can handle blocked salivary gland

DEAR DR. ROACH: Several weeks ago, I noticed that my face was swollen in front of my ear. I went to my primary doctor,...

Should perimenopause put off fibroid surgery decision?

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 50 years old. In the past three months there have been indicators that I am perimenopausal. I have a...

There are treatment options for adults diagnosed with ADHD

DEAR DR. ROACH: There is an extensive history of ADHD in my family. My son, who was formally diagnosed at 8 and is now...

Pulsatile tinnitus is ‘hearing’ your pulse

DEAR DR. ROACH: I've recently been seen by my primary care physician and would like your take on some issues. I've been experiencing a...

Conflicts of interest in information

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have been reading a lot about the cardiovascular and general health benefits of supplemental vitamin C and lysine given that...

Alzheimer’s disease does have some genetic link

DEAR DR. ROACH: My wife and her two siblings all have Alzheimer's disease. My wife is 81 and now lives in a nursing home....

Uncontrollable hand shaking may be focal seizure

DEAR DR. ROACH: Yesterday, my right hand started shaking uncontrollably. It did not stop for two hours. Earlier this year, I found that it...

In graves’ disease, thyroid gland is overstimulated

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am writing with concern about my 50-year-old daughter, who, to me, shows signs of Graves' disease. She is taking thyroid...

Ginseng, cinnamon meet diabetes and cholesterol

DEAR DR. ROACH: My wife is 76 and diabetic. She has been taking meds for a long time, and has a hard time managing...

Melatonin is safe to take daily

DEAR DR. ROACH: In a recent column, you responded to a reader asking about the link between Benadryl and dementia, and near the end...
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