Q. Can stress and worry really affect my health?

Q. I am a 79-year-old woman with bladder control problems. I’ve been taking medication for years, but the side effects are quite bothersome. Is there anything else I can do besides take medicine?

Q. What is the best treatment for varicose veins?

Q. Are there any effective medications or cosmetics that will fade age spots?

Q. Have you heard about oil pulling to improve oral health? 

Q. Is hypnosis a legitimate therapy? If so, what conditions can it help?

Q. Is caffeine good or bad for your health? It seems as if a new study comes out every day.

Q. A few years ago I was diagnosed with a skin condition called lichen planus. It went away but has come back three times since then. What could be causing it?

Q. My sense of smell seems to be getting worse as I get older. Is that normal?

Q. I went for an eye exam because my vision seemed worse in my left eye. I was diagnosed with a macular hole. Is that the same as macular degeneration?

Q. I seem to spend a lot of my time going from place to place having medical tests that have been ordered by specialists. I have several health problems but is all this testing necessary?

Q. I have pseudoexfoliation syndrome and recently had cataract surgery in my left eye. Since then, there is a blurry spot in my left eye that won’t go away. My doctor said it would take a while to heal. Is this normal?