Tag Archives: Wellness

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 →

To Your Good Health by Dr. Keith Roach

Here’s the Skinny on Artificial Sweeteners

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have questions regarding sugar substitutes. I have come to the overwhelming conclusion that sugar is a poison to the human body. However, I have never read any information regarding the safety of sugar substitutes. My questions are: Are they harmless to our bodies; are some safer Continue reading →

To Your Good Health by Dr. Keith Roach

Not All Back Pain Improves With Rest

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have had lower-back problems almost all my life. Many doctors and therapists have examined it, with almost no success. Recently my attacks have been fewer and milder, even if the bed is not quite right. I can live with it, but a new wrinkle has emerged: Continue reading →