The House Call Doctor's Quick and Dirty Tips for Taking Charge of Your Health

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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...Show More
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263 - House Call Doctor Bids Farewell

08:10 | May 3rd, 2018

House Call Doctor host, Dr. Majd, has been podcasting here for a decade. Listen as she shares the next step in her journey, and learn how you can subscribe to her new video blog channel and how you can continue to follow her medical quests. Read the ...Show More
178 HCD Why Is My Doctor Always Late?

16:44 | Apr 26th, 2018

Do you hate arriving 15 minutes early for your doctor's appointment only to find the doctor running an hour behind? House Call Doctor tackles this complex issue. Plus - check out a day in the life of a typical primary care doctor. Read the transcript...Show More
191 HCD How to Properly Discard Medications

07:06 | Apr 19th, 2018

Did you know that discarding medications in the trash or flushing them down the toilet can be harmful? Learn correct ways to safely and properly dispose of your medications. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1M8z4a5
262 - 5 Common Myths About Doctors, Part 2

11:38 | Apr 12th, 2018

Do doctors get paid for administering vaccines? Why are they late? What makes them so stoic? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/self-care/5-common-myths-about-doctors-part-2 Check out all the Qui...Show More
035 When is Chest Pain Serious?

09:38 | Apr 5th, 2018

When to worry and when to not worry about chest pain.
202 HCD 5 Things Doctors Wish Their Patients Knew

15:36 | Mar 29th, 2018

Ever wonder what goes on in your doctor's mind? Here are 5 things doctors wish their patients would know. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Ia1ph3
261 - 5 Common Myths About Doctors, Part 1

10:55 | Mar 22nd, 2018

Scrolling through the internet, misinformation about doctors run rampant. House Call Doctor sets the record straight on some of these most common myths. Are doctors really wealthy? Are they in cahoots with the pharmaceutical companies? Is there a fin...Show More
073 When Should you Worry About a Rash?

10:29 | Mar 15th, 2018

Most rashes are not dangerous, but sometimes they are signs of serious problems Dr. Rob explains how to tell.
260 - 8 Medical Tests You Don't Actually Need (Part 2)

15:09 | Mar 6th, 2018

In Part 2 of medical tests you likely don't need, learn the controversy over testosterone levels, routine EKG screenings, allergy testing, and employer-requested vaccine titers. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitne...Show More
158 HCD How to Treat Insomnia: 10 Medication-Free Tips

11:55 | Mar 1st, 2018

Difficulty with sleep is one of the most common medical complaints. That's why today, House Call Doctor has 10 medication-free tips to help you catch your Z's. In Part 2 of this series, she'll provide prescription and over-the-counter alternatives. R...Show More
259 - 8 Medical Tests You Don't Actually Need (Part 1)

14:55 | Feb 22nd, 2018

Are we tricked into believing that we need certain tests when we don't? In addition to the rising healthcare costs in the U.S., who wants a bill for something they don't need? Learn why some of these medical tests may be unnecessary. Read the tran...Show More
194 HCD Why Is My Doctor So Cold and Emotionless?

09:36 | Feb 15th, 2018

Have you left a doctor's office feeling frustrated because you simply can't seem to find a connection? Does your doctor seem to lack emotions? Why do some doctors seem so cold? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1PkPDP1
258 - Do You Need a Physical?

09:01 | Feb 8th, 2018

Ever wonder if you really need a physical? What does it entail, anyway? What can you expect during a physical exam? Listen to Housecall Doctor's explanation of what a physical exam really consists of. Read the transcript at Check out all the Qui...Show More
088 How to Treat Athlete's Foot

06:23 | Feb 1st, 2018

Find out what causes athlete's foot and 7 ways to treat and prevent it. Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1EImveF
257 - A Cold vs. The Flu: How to Tell the Difference

12:56 | Jan 25th, 2018

The flu is running rampant this season. How do you distinguish it from its less perilous cousin, a cold? Symptoms often overlap, so when should you be concerned? Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/colds-flu-all...Show More
223 HCD How to Be a Healthy Vegetarian

11:22 | Jan 18th, 2018

What are the pros and cons of becoming a vegetarian? If you have considered becoming or are already a vegetarian, are you receiving the appropriate amounts of the recommended nutrients in your diet? What supplements should you take? Join House Call...Show More
256 - When Should You Worry About Frostbite?

08:40 | Jan 11th, 2018

With winter season in full swing, when should you worry about frostbite? And what steps should you take to avoid it or treat it? Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/medical-conditions/when-should-you-worry-about-...Show More
209 HCD What Is Acute Bronchitis?

08:14 | Jan 4th, 2018

Acute Bronchitis is often erroneously treated with antibiotics when it is typically caused by a virus. Learn what it is and how you can best treat it. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1LpyZ4h
255 - What is Spinal Stenosis?

12:38 | Dec 28th, 2017

Spinal stenosis is a common cause of back pain. What is spinal stenosis? What causes it? And how do you diagnose and treat it? Housecall Doctor explains. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/aches-and-pains/what-i...Show More
159 HCD How to Treat Insomnia: 7 Common Medication Options

09:54 | Dec 21st, 2017

Last week, we discussed the top 10 tips used to treat insomnia without the use of medications. Today, let's learn about the 7 most commonly prescribed over-the-counter and prescription medications used to help you catch your Z's. Read the full trans...Show More
254 - When to Worry About a Bruise

10:32 | Dec 14th, 2017

Bruising is a common physical symptom. But it can infrequently be a sign of something more worrisome. How do you know when a bruise is something you should worry about? And what causes them? Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/...Show More
160 HCD Top 10 Causes of Dizziness

08:04 | Dec 7th, 2017

Most of us have experienced dizziness at some point in our lives, and it can be one of the most vague and non-specific symptoms patients experience. So let’s shed some light on this rather mysterious symptom and talk about the 10 most common causes o...Show More
253 - How to Treat Head Lice

10:31 | Nov 30th, 2017

Head lice is one of those school-aged bugs that seemingly wreak great havoc in our lives, with missed school days, work days, and wages. But how serious is head lice really? And how can we easily and most rapidly treat and eradicate it? Read the t...Show More
083 HCD How to Beat the Holiday Blues

08:53 | Nov 22nd, 2017

Learn the 9 symptoms of depression and 5 tips to beat the holiday blues.
252 - When to Worry About Your Blood Pressure

08:43 | Nov 16th, 2017

130/80 is the new high blood pressure threshold. What should your personal blood pressure goal be? How can we apply the new guidelines to our own health? Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/medical-conditions/whe...Show More