Doctor's Pulse Archives
March 2005

Welcome to Doctor's Pulse Overview. Dr. Melissa Stoppler offers you and your family the latest medical information on fitness, stress management, diet, headaches, migraine, medications, bunions, healthy eating tips, seasonal affective disorder, warts, and more.


Melissa Stoppler, M.D.

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Daily Doctor's Views on Hot Topics

  • A New Type of Hysterectomy: Laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (SCH) may be the better hysterectomy for you.
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Prevent this highly poisonous gas from occurring in your home.
  • Community Associated MRSA Infection: Staph infections are serious; learn how to recognize if you have one.
  • Eat the Right Type of Carbs: It's the type of carbs, not the amount, that matter in your diet.
  • Generic Drugs vs. Brand Name: Are generic drugs as good as brand name? Find out!
  • Heart Disease Risk and C-Reactive Protein (CRP): Elevated levels of CRP could mean a higher risk of heart attack... Find out how to know if you're at risk.
  • Juice Drinks for Toddler's: Don't let obesity creep into your child through the sugary juice you buy.
  • Making Sense of Sunscreen Products: Don't be confused anymore when it comes to choosing a sunscreen.
  • New Treatment for MS Suspended: The new drug Tysabri (natalizumab) used in multiple sclerosis therapy reportedly has serious adverse effects.
  • Prevent Traveller's Diarrhea: Traveler's diarrhea strikes up to half of all international travelers... Learn how to travel safe.
  • Restless Leg Syndrome: If you have uncomfortable sensations in your legs at night, you may have restless leg syndrome.
  • Safe Cycling Tips: Find out how you can be 14 times less likely to die in a bicycle accident.
  • Stress and Painful Periods: Painful menstrual periods affect 40 to 90% of women of reproductive age, see how this is related to stress.
  • Swimmer's Ear Facts: Are your ears red, swollen, or painful after water sports?
  • 10 Minutes a Day for Stress Control: Relieve stress, decrease anxiety, and achieve relaxation.
  • 10 Tips to Find the Right Fitness Class: Yoga, Pilates, spinning, kick-boxing, step classes... Find the right one for you.
  • What is a Clinical Trial: Research study? Human participants? Here are all different types of clinical trials.

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