Dr Mannys Notes

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...
The thyroid is one of those functional parts of the body that doesn’t get a lot of attention until it starts having problems. Although this little gland in your neck is a small one, it produces the thyroid hormone...
The American Cancer Society recommends that people at average risk of colorectal cancer begin routine screening at age 50. The most common screening method is a colonoscopy to check for masses and remove polyps that may be pre-cancerous. Colorectal...
At first glance, the Apple Watch Series 3 seems very similar to its predecessor, the Apple Watch 2, which was released just last year. Most early reviews focus on the device’s newest feature, LTE connectivity, which allows users to...
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