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To Your Good Health by Dr. Keith Roach

Ear Twitch Won’t Affect Hearing

DEAR DR. ROACH: For the past eight months, I have had a twitch in the inside of my right ear. I can hear it twitching, and I can feel it. It seems to get worse when I talk on the phone (it’s my phone ear), but sometimes I wake up Continue reading →

To Your Good Health by Dr. Keith Roach

Stretching Helps Ease Back Pain

DEAR DR. ROACH: My wife suffered from spinal stenosis. She had a cortisone shot, which helped for 90 days. She had regular physical therapy meetings. She was in constant pain, but insisted on playing tennis (against her doctor’s wishes). Then, we happened to vacation for a month in Florida, and Continue reading →

To Your Good Health by Dr. Keith Roach

Heart Risk: Like Father, Like Son

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 69. Two years ago, I had a heart attack followed by double bypass surgery; two vessels on the back of my heart were blocked. I had no symptoms. My doctor, family, friends and I were stunned. I was too healthy to have been struck by Continue reading →

To Your Good Health by Dr. Keith Roach

Blood Pressure Rises at Doctor’s Office

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have had high blood pressure at times, and my doctor said I have white coat syndrome. I am on metoprolol and ramipril. My blood pressure spikes at times. Recently I didn’t feel right. My blood pressure was reading 200/120, more or less, over 12 hours. I Continue reading →