Lifestyle

Dear Dr. Roach: I have been dealing with neuropathy in both my feet for two years now as a result of the chemotherapy I received to fight breast cancer. I have tried everything, including acupuncture,…

Dear Dr. Roach: For about the past year, I have had mouth movements that I do not intend to make. I can stop them if I concentrate on doing so, but as soon as I…

Dear Carolyn: My oldest daughter, who is pretty, intelligent, kind and hard-working, has been dating a guy who cares for her but has college loans he won’t pay off for 15 more years. She has…

Hi, Carolyn: I have two boys, 11 and 13, from my first marriage, and forming a cohesive family with my husband of two years has been difficult. When we fight about the kids, my husband…

Dear Carolyn: For the past year I’ve been engaged to a wonderful woman who I’ve known for over three years. I’ve recently developed strong feelings for a younger colleague who I started mentoring. She is…

Dear Carolyn: I’ve been married only a year, but it has been far from the honeymoon experience.  Before marriage, my husband and I talked about children, and I thought we were on the same page.…

Hi, Carolyn: I have been estranged from my son for about 12 years; he refuses to have any contact with me. It was his decision soon after I divorced his mother. Ironically, a few years…

Dear Dr. Roach: I’m a male, 71, with a bovine aortic valve that was installed 11 years ago.  I went into atrial fibrillation six years ago and had an electric shock to stop it. That…

Hi, Carolyn: I recently found out that a close friend lost her job months ago and has been pretending to all, including her family, that she is still working. She dresses up, takes the train…

Dear Dr. Roach: I have a question about excipients, something you discussed in a recent column. Twice in my life, I took Celebrex for orthopedic pain. Both times, I suffered severe liver disfunction, turned yellow,…