Ask a Doctor: Sleep apnea – living in a daze

Ask a Doctor: Sleep apnea – living in a daze

Question: My husband’s sleep apnea machine is collecting dust at the bottom of a closet. I seem like treating this was the rage a few years ago ...

July 8th, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Parkinson’s disease studies continue

Ask a Doctor: Parkinson’s disease studies continue

Question: What is Parkinson’s disease? What causes a person to get it? Is it passed on by heredity? Why do people like Michael J. Fox and Muhamm...

July 1st, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Night time is for sleeping

Ask a Doctor: Night time is for sleeping

Question: I wake up in the middle of the night and cannot get back to sleep. I’ll end up going to the laundry room and ironing clothes, washing ...

June 24th, 2020 |  



Ask a Doctor: Waking up with matted eyes

Ask a Doctor: Waking up with matted eyes

Question: Every morning I wake up with my eyes matted shut, my mouth dry and my throat filled with snot. When I try to give my wife of 35 years a good...

June 11th, 2020 updated: June 11th, 2020. |  


Ask a Doctor: Prostate biopsy key to diagnosis

Ask a Doctor: Prostate biopsy key to diagnosis

Question: What can Ask a Doctor tell me about a ultrasound-guided transperineal prostate biopsy? Do they put you out for this? How do you feel afterwa...

May 27th, 2020 updated: May 27th, 2020. |  


Ask a Doctor: What is fatty liver disease?

Ask a Doctor: What is fatty liver disease?

Question: I have been a bit chunky all my life. I went for my annual checkup few years ago and was surprised when the doctor told me I have a conditio...

May 20th, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Statins vs. supplements

Ask a Doctor: Statins vs. supplements

Question: I have elevated cholesterol, and my doctor wants me to take a drug called statin. I am shy of taking medicines for it. My friend told me to ...

May 14th, 2020 updated: May 14th, 2020. |  


Ask a Doctor: Vision problems and diabetes

Ask a Doctor: Vision problems and diabetes

Question: I was a young boy when I saw my grandmother go blind from diabetes. How does it happen? Could she have prevented it? Medical science has adv...

May 6th, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Don’t trade cigs for vapes

Ask a Doctor: Don’t trade cigs for vapes

Question: I am in my early 20s. I have been smoking about two packs of cigarettes daily for several years now. I have tried to quit smoking. But it is...

April 29th, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Protecting children from COVID-19

Ask a Doctor: Protecting children from COVID-19

Question: I had a beautiful baby girl five months ago and have two other children, ages 6 and 4. This virus has me worried. We’ve self-quarantin...

April 22nd, 2020 |