Video: How to Check Home Blood Pressure


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This is a Hahvahd doctor telling you how to check your home blood pressure.  It’s actually quite good (and he doesn’t talk funny). … Continue reading

Hypertension Podcast, Part 2 – Why it Matters


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To listen to this podcast, click here. So how are you doing on your New Years resolutions?  If you are like most people, you probably decided to do something to “take better care of yourself.”  Quitting smoking, exercising, and eating … Continue reading

Hypertension Podcast, Part 1 – What is it?


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To listen to this podcast, click here. Chronic high blood pressure, or hypertension, is responsible for a huge amount of death and disease, affecting nearly 60 million people in the US. It is the #1 reason for visits to the … Continue reading

Podcast: When to Worry about Headaches


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To listen to this podcast, click here. A very important skill a doctor must possess is the ability to read minds.  We have to figure out what people are saying when they aren’t saying it.  For example, when a person … Continue reading

Podcast: Leg Cramps


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To listen to this podcast, click here. Cramps can happen anywhere in the leg, but this article will focus on those leg cramps that happen in the calves.  So wouldn’t that make them charlie calves?  I don’t know.  I guess … Continue reading

Podcast: Hospice


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To listen to this podcast, click here. Today’s podcast is about a subject people like to avoid: dying.  Yes, most people try to avoid dying and also don’t want to talk about it.  Even doctors feel uncomfortable talking about death.  … Continue reading

Podcast: When to Worry About Abdominal Pain


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To listen to this podcast, click here. In previous podcasts I’ve given mystery symptoms and shown how doctors make the diagnosis.  But something needs to happen before the doctor can make a diagnosis: the patient has to come in.  Deciding … Continue reading

Podcast: Pet Peeves


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To listen to this podcast, click here. I have to get some things off of my chest, and this article will be an opportunity to dump some of my pet peeves on you, my beloved audience.  It may seem a … Continue reading

Podcast: Osteoarthritis – Treatment


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To listen to this podcast, click here. This is the second Podcast in a series on osteoarthritis (OA).  My last article, What Is Osteoarthritis?, covered the definition, causes, and diagnosis of the condition; today I’ll cover the options for treatment.  … Continue reading

Podcast: Osteoarthritis – Causes


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To listen to this podcast, Click Here. There’s a guy out there who is a real pain.  Many of my patients talk about how he messes up their lives, makes it hard to do their daily tasks, and makes them … Continue reading