DEAR DR. ROACH: I was diagnosed with a bicuspid aortic valve at age 54 (I'm now 62). I see a general cardiologist annually for an echocardiogram and an EKG, and have had one transesophageal echocardiogram.
DEAR DR. ROACH: Last year, I had an abnormal Pap smear. My follow-up colposcopy did not show anything. Two weeks ago, I had another abnormal Pap smear, and I am scheduled for another colposcopy next month.
The Prince Albert Branch of the Learning Disabilities Association of Saskatchewan is presenting a series of articles for those who are living with ADHD, or have family members who are living with ADHD.
I often say that you are what you eat and that what you put in, becomes your skin.
After years of an ever-increasing number of drug overdoses from opioid pain relievers (more than 30,000 in 2015, a 2.8-fold increase since 2002) and calls from all corners, including law enforcement, the American Medical Association
DEAR DR. ROACH: A woman in my town wears oxygen and has something called "LAM." What is LAM, and when should one get evaluated for it? -- A.L.
Outdoor winter activities such as skiing and snowboarding are great forms of exercise and they are also a lot of fun. Although these are fun activities, they can be dangerous if you aren't careful.
Who would have thunk it?
DEAR DR. ROACH: My wife, age 65, has been suffering from abdominal pain for over a year. The pain comes within minutes of eating a meal.