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Do Trimix injections work for erectile dysfunction, and are they safe?
Dear Dr. Roach: I am an 82-year-old woman.
I have developed the habit of unconsciously clenching my jaw during the day.
Dear Dr. Roach: My very healthy husband collapsed and died on the way to the hospital.
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 42-year-old, completely healthy woman.
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a snowbird who uses two different cardiologists for my health, and I am devoted to both of them.
What do you know about flesh-eating bacteria?
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m 13 weeks pregnant, and I am on pregabalin (prescribed off-label for anxiety).
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 35-year-old female welder. I am very fit and live a healthy lifestyle, but I worry about the effects of all the things I am exposed to at work (heavy industrial) and how to monitor them. I do not have a family doctor, and must rely on walk-in clinics. Are there certain tests I should be having done regularly, especially having to do with the lungs?
DEAR DR. ROACH: After decades of feeling fatigued, I started working with a naturopathic doctor.