DEAR DR. ROACH: About five years ago, I came down with essential tremor. I have tried many medicines. Currently, I'm taking propranolol and primidone, but nothing seems to help.
DEAR DR. ROACH: In January 2014, I was diagnosed with a benign neoplasm of my cerebral meninges (meningioma). I am a healthy 64-year-old Caucasian woman. I do not take any medications. The finding was incidental.
Well, we are a couple of days away from the annual CFL draft, which lags behind the Downtown Optimist TV Bingo or some old time dance music special for viewer interest.
Male or female, Grad or attending a Grad, young or old, you want to look and feel fabulous for Grad.
DEAR DR. ROACH: Last summer I went camping and ran out of clean water. I had to boil water and drink it without any treatment tablets. That evening, I had painful cramps in my stomach, and in my upper abdomen, under my ribcage.
We often talk about the public health risks of air pollution because it's a modifiable risk factor. In other words, you have the ability to fix it.
DEAR DR. ROACH: My dermatologist suggested that I get the HPV vaccine, as it will help my body fight warts of various kinds. I've had plantar warts and warts on my fingers and hands.
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 69-year-old white male. I take one 20-mg pravastatin per day to manage my cholesterol. One of the side effects is joint pain. Are you aware of a substitute that does not have this joint pain side effect?
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am an 84-year-old female with a protruding stomach bulge. My surgeon confirmed that it's a hernia, which I got while taking care of my handicapped husband (who recently passed away).