Reader Questions

We recently received a question about permanent makeup from a reader: “I’m considering getting my lips colored with permanent makeup by a cosmetic tattoo artist. I wear lipstick every day, and I’m tired of reapplying it every time I eat, drink,...
As a doctor, I get a lot of health questions both in my practice and in my email inbox. Today, I found one that I received a question about natural stress relief that I’d like to share with you...
Menstruation is a healthy and normal part of being a woman. The arrival of one’s first period marks the change from girlhood to womanhood and is what makes it possible for women to become pregnant.However, today, more and more...
Question:My Grandson paces and chews his fingernails until they bleed. Most of the time he seems like he's in his own world. Could this be a sign of autism?Answer:Autism, or autism spectrum disorder, refers to a range of conditions...
As a doctor, I receive a lot of emails with questions about health and wellness. A category that people are uncertain about, yet want to take, is vitamins and supplements. People are often afraid that they do not take...
Question - Can Surgery Result in Vulvodynia?:  I had a hysterectomy and bladder repair in January this year. Since the operation I have had a great deal of pain in the vulva area mostly a pulling feeling on the left...
Does the appearance of your fingernails represent your overall health? Research debates whether or not things like discoloration in fingernails might signal a larger health issue. In this article though, dents in fingernails are the main concern. Question What is the cause...
Question: Where can I find article on macular degeneration from the Fox program on 7-25-2012Answer:Macular Degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss, affecting more than 10 million Americans – more than cataracts and glaucoma combined. At this time, Macular...
As a doctor, I get a lot of health questions both in my practice and in my e-mail inbox. Today, I found one from a mom whose 8-year-old child suffers from migraines. How do you deal with an “adult”...
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