Doctor Talk

  • Do I need to see an allergist?
    Do I need to see an allergist? MAR 11, 2019

    It’s a question I get asked frequently in my practice – and there’s a good reason for it! If you’re suffering from sniffling and sneezing that’s interfering with your daily activities or your ability to sleep soundly, allergies can be a real problem.

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  • Hydration
    Hydration FEB 25, 2019

    One of the most overlooked health concerns for adults is inadequate hydration. The body is made up of approximately 60 percent water.

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  • Marathon Training Entry 6
    Marathon Training Entry 6 FEB 18, 2019

    This was the 41st year of the annual Chicago Marathon. The race organizers have been refining the details over the past 4 decades to make this an unforgettable event for both runners and spectators. All of their hard work was easy to see all throughout the weekend.

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  • Smoking Cessation: Finding What Works for You
    Smoking Cessation: Finding What Works for You FEB 11, 2019

    Smoking and tobacco use is a major risk factor for many kinds of cancer – including lung cancer and every oral cancer such as mouth, lips, tongue, larynx, sinuses and tonsils. But the addiction to smoking is real – it’s considered one of the most difficult habits to break.

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  • Stop pneumonia in its tracks
    Stop pneumonia in its tracks FEB 05, 2019

    Pneumonia is a contagious infection in the lungs that causes the air sacs to fill with fluid or pus, making it difficult to breathe. The condition can be mild, but it can also be severe enough to send you to the hospital.

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  • Esophageal cancer: difficulty swallowing may signal something serious
    Esophageal cancer: difficulty swallowing may signal something serious JAN 30, 2019

    Nearly all the esophageal cancers are adenocarcinomas – located at the bottom of the esophagus and directly related to acid reflux and the rise of obesity.

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