You’re sick and tired of looking tired. You see dark, puffy circles staring back at you in the mirror. What can be done?
In the United States, unnecessary medical tests and procedures are so common that they’re, well, a trillion, billion dimes a dozen!
DEAR DR. ROACH: In September 2016, I was diagnosed with IgM MGUS. Repeat bloodwork in November 2017 revealed both IgA and IgM MGUS. I have no measurable M protein. I have had no fatigue, bone pain or other symptoms.
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 69-year-old woman who has been recently diagnosed with polymyalgia rheumatica after three months of severe pain and no diagnosis. I am now on prednisone, with some pain relief.
International Women’s Day was started by the Suffragettes movement in the early 1900s, with the earliest celebration occurring in 1911.
Regular maintenance requires little more than sweeping with a soft bristle broom, and vacuuming with a soft floor attachment if your wood floor includes a beveled edge that could collect debris.
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have had two angioplasty procedures completed, one in 1999 and the second in 2014. Stents were inserted during each procedure.
DEAR DR. ROACH: Do you have any information on cytochrome P450 testing for drug sensitivity? -- S.S.