Dr Mannys Notes

At one time or another in your life, you have probably been around or seen mold. Most people associate mold with the bathroom or other blatantly damp areas, but did you know that mold can grow just about anywhere?...
What did you say? If you have any wise, aging friends or loved ones in your life, you have probably been asked to speak up once or twice. While you lovingly oblige them, you may want to stop and...
It’s no secret that you’re getting older. Now that the years are adding up on you, you might be making jokes about telltale aging signs, like forgetting things or needing more sleep. To an extent, these small signs are...
How’s your tongue feeling today? That question might sound silly, but your tongue can actually tell you a lot about your health. Chances are that you hardly notice it half the time, but it might change colors or hurt...
Did you know that you can live with only one kidney? It’s true, but that doesn’t make your kidneys any less important. Actually, these two bean-shaped organs in your lower back have a tremendous job——filtering waste from your blood,...
Stubbed toes, jammed fingers, and bumped shins are the stuff of everyday life, but once in a while we end up with an injury that we think might need medical attention. How do you know when a sprained ankle...
The ovaries——women have many things they can thank this small reproductive organ for. Because of the ovaries, you can grow families and enjoy children running around the house. This organ is also responsible for the hormones estrogen and progesterone...
Suffering through sniffles and a sore throat? While you might blame the detested common cold for your troubles, your symptoms may actually line up more with a sinus infection, or sinusitis. A cold and a sinus infection can look...
Many women in America are secretly living with fertility problems or painful symptoms of unknown causes. If you’re one of these women, you might be tempted to ignore the issue in hopes that it will get better on its...
Blood clots happen in your body all the time. When you skin your knee or cut yourself on a knife, your blood thickens around the area of the wound until your skin can start repairing itself. It’s a miraculous...