Dr. Roach

Amount of research done each year is impressive and shared

DEAR DR. ROACH: Is medical research shared? It seems that after all these years of battling various types of diseases and maladies, more progress...

There is no good argument for not vaccinating against disease

DEAR DR. ROACH: I just read an article that vaccinations are on the decline in many states. My question is about children who already...

Is fast heartbeat and low energy just a part of aging?

DEAR DR. ROACH: My heartbeat is around 98-100 per minute. I checked with my primary doctor, and she said it's normal, as I am...

For most accurate BP readings, follow procedure

DEAR DR. ROACH: I monitor my blood pressure at home as part of my regular wellness routine. The instructions for the BP monitor say...

Does cow's milk make strong bones — or weak ones?

DEAR DR. ROACH: I read that cow's milk weakens the bones. Is that true? -- A.H. ANSWER: The preponderance of the evidence is that dairy...

Recovering addict faces unceasing withdrawal symptoms

DEAR DR ROACH: I'm in recovery from addiction to opioids, benzodiazepines and cocaine, which I used for up to three years. I have been...

Overgrown small intestine bacteria unresponsive to treatment

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have been suffering with small intestine bacterial overgrowth syndrome for five years. It started when I was treated for H....

Allergy shots stopped working — now what?

DEAR DR. ROACH: I've had allergies my entire life. I started taking allergy shots, and all my symptoms disappeared. I had years of symptom-free...

Diet soda not a magic bullet for weight loss

DEAR DR. ROACH: My family members drink mega amounts of diet pop, including the kids, ranging from age 3 to age 10. All the...

Seasonal affective disorder may respond to light therapy

DEAR DR. ROACH: Would you write about seasonal affective disorder to help so many others who may be suffering with this, but don't even...
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