The House Call Doctor's Quick And Dirty Tips For Taking Charge Of Your Health

Synopsis

Take charge of your health with the House Call Doctor. No topic is off limits as Dr. Sanaz Majd answers your most pressing medical questions with her trademark humor and straightforward advice. She'll make even the most complex medical issues easy to understand with expert advice on topics like cholesterol, diabetes, antibiotics, and everything else you need to know to understand your body better and improve your health and quality of life.

Episodes

  • 187 HCD 7 Tips to Make the Most of Your Visits to the Doctor

    187 HCD 7 Tips to Make the Most of Your Visits to the Doctor

    22/09/2016 Duration: 10min

    Learn 7 tips that will help you to take better charge of your health during your visits to the doctor. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1FSn0FG

  • 222 HCD How to Stay Healthy When Your Roommate Is Sick

    222 HCD How to Stay Healthy When Your Roommate Is Sick

    15/09/2016 Duration: 13min

    College dormitories are well-known for germ infestation and dissemination. What can you do to protect yourself if your roommate is sick? And what should every college student know about the most common infectious illnesses on campus? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cUDZQx

  • 060 When to Worry About Abdominal Pain

    060 When to Worry About Abdominal Pain

    30/08/2016 Duration: 10min

    Get a doctor's tips on when to worry about stomach pain and when abdominal pain isn't cause for concern. Find out common causes of stomach pain and when they are and aren't serious.

  • 181 HCD Why Your Doctor Wont Prescribe Antibiotics

    181 HCD Why Your Doctor Won't Prescribe Antibiotics

    25/08/2016 Duration: 13min

    Why are some doctors so stingy with antibiotics? House Call Doctor reveals the dangers of antibiotic overuse. Plus - the reason why it's so hard to get a prescription for antibiotics over the phone. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1BiIbjG

  • 220 HCD When to Worry About Alcohol Poisoning

    220 HCD When to Worry About Alcohol Poisoning

    18/08/2016 Duration: 06min

    What are the symptoms of alcohol poisoning and what can you do? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2bJ2BsS

  • 165 HCD What Causes Anemia?

    165 HCD What Causes Anemia?

    11/08/2016 Duration: 09min

    The House Call Doctor explains the different types of anemia, and their most common causes and symptoms--and fills you in on how anemia is diagnosed, and how to treat it. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2bgGtKy

  • 219 HCD What Is Lupus?

    219 HCD What Is Lupus?

    04/08/2016 Duration: 10min

    Lupus is a hereditary disorder belonging to a category of diseases called “autoimmune” disorders, in which the immune system misperceives various parts as foreign, builds an immune response, and mounts an attack. Musicians Seal, Toni Braxton, and even Michael Jackson have reportedly been diagnosed with lupus. What is lupus? How is it diagnosed? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2binhIx

  • 141 HCD 12 Tips to Get Your Picky Toddler to Eat

    141 HCD 12 Tips to Get Your Picky Toddler to Eat

    28/07/2016 Duration: 12min

    If you have a super picky eater on your hands, learn House Call Doctor's 12 tips on how to get them to eat more food and more variety - without turning every meal into a battleground.

  • 218 HCD Mystery Diagnosis: Face Rash

    218 HCD Mystery Diagnosis: Face Rash

    21/07/2016 Duration: 08min

    Lorraine is a 32 year old administrative executive who develops a rash on her face after a summer excursion with her family in Hawaii. Is it a sunburn? What else could it be? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2abFaLE

  • 153 HCD What Is Gestational Diabetes?

    153 HCD What Is Gestational Diabetes?

    14/07/2016 Duration: 08min

    Up to 10% of American women get diagnosed with gestational diabetes in their pregnancy, and one fourth of them go on to develop diabetes later in life. Find out what gestational diabetes is and how its screened. Plus learn about its complications and treatment strategies. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2a4sc44

  • 217 HCD Pros and Cons of Medical Marijuana

    217 HCD Pros and Cons of Medical Marijuana

    30/06/2016 Duration: 08min

    25 states in the U.S. have now legalized marijuana, while others are currently considering legalization. What is the appeal of marijuana? Why is it gaining so much attention? And could it be of any potential benefit to your own health condition? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/29zv6xp

  • 131 HCD Is Your Loved One Suffering From Dementia?

    131 HCD Is Your Loved One Suffering From Dementia?

    09/06/2016 Duration: 10min

    It's disturbing to think that our aging love ones could be suffering from dementia. Are memory changes enough to diagnose dementia? Let's find out what dementia really is, how it's diagnosed, and where to seek more help. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1sHYpOR

  • 215 HCD 5 Kinds of Doctors Vital to Patient Care

    215 HCD 5 Kinds of Doctors Vital to Patient Care

    02/06/2016 Duration: 06min

    Who works behind the scenes to improve your health care? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Y7hIAr

  • 109 HCD What is Bipolar Disorder?

    109 HCD What is Bipolar Disorder?

    25/05/2016 Duration: 07min

    Learn about the two different phases of bipolar disorder - depression and mania. Visit the website to read the full transcript: http://bit.ly/1t2h9YM

  • 214 HCD Not a Heart Attack? Other Common Causes of Chest Pain

    214 HCD Not a Heart Attack? Other Common Causes of Chest Pain

    18/05/2016 Duration: 12min

    Chest pain can be frightening to experience. How do you know when it's something benign, or when you should call 911? Let's learn about chest pain while we dissect a case with a rather surprising ending. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1YPsI3q

  • 120 HCD How to Lower Your Blood Pressure Without Medication

    120 HCD How to Lower Your Blood Pressure Without Medication

    28/04/2016 Duration: 07min

    Learn about the DASH diet and how it can lower your blood pressure naturally. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Te7DLf

  • 212 HCD What Is Ringworm?

    212 HCD What Is Ringworm?

    20/04/2016 Duration: 05min

    Do you or your kids have an itchy, ring-like rash on your body? Ringworm is very common. Find out what it is, how you contract it, and how to get rid of it using over-the-counter treatment. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1NfB43H

  • 211 HCD The 5 Most Common Male Genital Problems

    211 HCD The 5 Most Common Male Genital Problems

    07/04/2016 Duration: 10min

    Finding a sore on your genitals can be quite an anxiety-provoking situation for men. Learn what the 5 most common culprits that cause lesions on the male genitals are, and how doctors treat them. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1qILjTO

  • 210 HCD 5 Reasons to Skip That Visit to Your Primary-Care Doctor

    210 HCD 5 Reasons to Skip That Visit to Your Primary-Care Doctor

    24/03/2016 Duration: 07min

    Listen to this podcast for 5 common reasons to skip that primary care office visit. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1pOXE8J

  • 103 HCD What is Shingles?

    103 HCD What is Shingles?

    03/03/2016 Duration: 05min

    Find out why everyone who has ever been infected with the chicken pox virus should be aware of shingles. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1psTVNZ

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