The House Call Doctor's Quick And Dirty Tips For Taking Charge Of Your Health



Take charge of your health with the House Call Doctor. No topic is off limits as Dr. Sanaz Majd answers your most pressing medical questions with her trademark humor and straightforward advice. She'll make even the most complex medical issues easy to understand with expert advice on topics like cholesterol, diabetes, antibiotics, and everything else you need to know to understand your body better and improve your health and quality of life.


  • 196 HCD The First Aid Kit Every College Student Needs

    13/09/2017 Duración: 10min

    Does your college first aid kit include these essentials? Read the full transcript here:

  • 247 HCD 5 Common Health Conditions Affected by Screen Time

    07/09/2017 Duración: 09min

    It's back-to-school and back-to-work time. Many of us spend hours each day on our tablets, smart phones, and computers. But did you know it can affect your health? Learn how to watch out for these 5 common conditions that are affected by excess screen time, and how to prevent them.

  • 204 HCD When to Worry About Eye Twitching

    31/08/2017 Duración: 11min

    Eye twitching is common. How do you know when it's benign and when it's a sign of something more serious? Let's follow a patient visit from beginning to end to see how doctors solve these mysteries and treat eye twitching. Read the full transcript here:

  • 246 HCD How to Prevent Back-to-School Germs

    24/08/2017 Duración: 07min

    Headed for school this fall? Whether it's grade school or a dormitory, they are breeding grounds for impending infectious viruses. Learn how to protect yourselves.

  • 221 HCD Should You Wear Shoes in a College Dorm and Dorm Shower?

    17/08/2017 Duración: 10min

    The susceptibility to the nasty bugs that exists on college dormitory floors is often overlooked in the heat of the college preparation process. Before you head off to college, please make sure to protect your feet from these common medical ailments. Read the full transcript here:

  • 245 HCD When Should You Have Your Prostate Checked?

    10/08/2017 Duración: 13min

    Prostate cancer screening has become a controversial topic in the recent past. You may have wondered why your doctor stopped screening you for it? Learn the pros and cons of prostate cancer screening and the risk factors associated with prostate cancer to help you decide whether or not to get screened.

  • 185 HCD What is Psoriasis?

    03/08/2017 Duración: 07min

    What is psoriasis - a cosmetic issue, or something more? And what are its long-term risks? House Call Doctor explains the diagnosis which affects close to 7.5 million Americans (including Kim Kardashian.)

  • 244 HCD Symptoms of Brain Cancer: What Is Glioblastoma Multiforme?

    27/07/2017 Duración: 10min

    Senator McCain's recent brain cancer diagnosis has been a shocker. What is Glioblastoma Multiforme? And what are the symptoms of brain cancer so that you are best prepared to take care of you and your loved ones? Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: FOLLOW HOUSE-CALL DOCTOR Facebook: Twitter:

  • 188 HCD Should You Drink Tap or Bottled Water?

    20/07/2017 Duración: 05min

    Bottled water, a multi-billion dollar industry, costs up to 2000 times more than tap water – but is it really any healthier or safer? Let's find out why medical professionals often recommend tap water over bottled water -- the answers may surprise you. Read the full transcript here:

  • 243 HCD 5 Common Medical Myths Debunked

    13/07/2017 Duración: 10min

    Do you truly need 8 glasses of water a day? An MRI for your knee pain? Eye drops for pink eye? Learn 5 common medical myths.

  • 208 HCD Should You Get Acupuncture?

    06/07/2017 Duración: 05min

    What is it, how does it work, and should you get it? Read the full transcript here:

  • 242 HCD 10 Top Causes of Hair Loss

    29/06/2017 Duración: 07min

    What are the most common causes of hair loss? House Call Doctor weighs in with the top ten causes.

  • 126 HCD How to Treat Seasonal Allergies

    22/06/2017 Duración: 10min

    Learn about hay fever, its symptoms, causes, and 7 possible treatments. Read the full transcript here:

  • 241 HCD 7 Tips to Treat Hemorrhoids

    15/06/2017 Duración: 08min

    Hemorrhoids can be potentially embarrassing to discuss. But did you know how common they are? Learn what hemorrhoids are, how they present, and how they are treated. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: FOLLOW HOUSE-CALL DOCTOR Facebook: Twitter:

  • 216 HCD Should You Take Melatonin for Insomnia?

    10/06/2017 Duración: 05min

    Insomnia is a very common medical condition in today's high-stress world. Aside from prescription drugs, you may have been curious about over-the-counter melatonin supplements. But do they work? Are they safe? And what is the proper way to take it? Read the full transcript here:

  • 240 HCD Is Pink Eye Serious?

    01/06/2017 Duración: 12min

    Most of us with kids have battled with pink eye. But when is it safe to send the kids back to school, with any illness for that matter? Listen to House Call Doctor's personal preschool experience. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: FOLLOW HOUSE-CALL DOCTOR Facebook: Twitter:

  • 192 HCD What is Lyme Disease?

    25/05/2017 Duración: 08min

    You may have seen singer Avril Lavigne’s recent media appearances discussing her experience with Lyme disease. What is this mysterious illness, and how can you tell if you have it? Read the full transcript here:

  • 239 HCD What Is a Pre-existing Condition?

    18/05/2017 Duración: 08min

    The American Health Care Act (AHCA), aka "Trumpcare," just passed the House of Representatives in hopes of repealing and replacing Obamacare. What is the controversy over pre-existing conditions? What is considered a pre-existing condition? And will you have to pay more for your plan?

  • 197 HCD 5 Reasons Why Doctors and Patients Need Nurses

    11/05/2017 Duración: 06min

    Here are five reasons why clinics and hospitals would not survive without the support and help of nurses. Read the full transcript here:

  • 238 HCD 10 Causes of Irregular Periods

    04/05/2017 Duración: 10min

    Is your period irregular? Don't worry. Here are 10 causes of irregular menstural cycles.

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