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ANTHONY KOMAROFF

Dr. Anthony L. Komaroff is a physician and professor at Harvard Medical School. To send questions, go to AskDoctorK.com, or write: Ask Doctor K, 10 Shattuck St., Second Floor, Boston, MA 02115.

Articles by ANTHONY KOMAROFF

ASK DR. K: Coping with stress
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ASK DR. K: Coping with stress
4 days ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m under a lot of stress in my life. Of course, I don’t like that, but what really worries me is that it will affect my heart. Heart disease runs in my family. If stress can lead to heart disease, does reducing stress reduce heart disease risk? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Language exercises can help stroke patients regain speech
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ASK DR. K: Language exercises can help stroke patients regain speech
2 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: My mother recently had a stroke, and it’s severely impacted her ability to speak. What can be done to help her regain her speech? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Strength, power training counteract loss of muscle mass
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ASK DR. K: Strength, power training counteract loss of muscle mass
4 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m in my 60s. Despite exercising regularly, I have been losing muscle as I get older. Why does this happen, and is there anything I can do about it? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Lifestyle changes, not testosterone, can improve low energy ASK DR. K: Lifestyle changes, not testosterone, can improve low energy
6 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: I often feel quite tired. My doctor says this fatigue may be caused by my low-normal testosterone level. I’d rather not go on testosterone therapy. What are some other ways to enhance my energy? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Advances in memory research hold promise ASK DR. K: Advances in memory research hold promise
7 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: How do we make memories, where do our brains store them, and when we lose them, do we lose them forever? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Stomach growling is perfectly normal ASK DR. K: Stomach growling is perfectly normal
9 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: As I get older, it seems my stomach is more likely to make growling noises. Why does it do this, and what can I do about it? It’s embarrassing. [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Clues can help diagnose anorexia in teens ASK DR. K: Clues can help diagnose anorexia in teens
10 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m worried about my 15-year-old daughter. She eats like a bird. She is very thin, but thinks she is fat. I’d like to think this is just a phase some teenagers go through, but could she have anorexia nervosa? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Only bacterial infections respond to antibiotics ASK DR. K: Only bacterial infections respond to antibiotics
12 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve been under the weather for a few days. This morning I blew my nose and saw greenish mucus, so I called my doctor and requested antibiotics. He refused. Why? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Electronic skin patch holds promise for Type 1 diabetes ASK DR. K: Electronic skin patch holds promise for Type 1 diabetes
14 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m 54 and have had Type 1 “childhood” diabetes since I was 7. A friend with diabetes heard about a new skin patch that automatically keeps a person’s blood sugar in control — no finger-sticks to check blood sugar, no needles for getting insulin. Can that possibly be true? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: New approach to vaccines could revolutionize immunization ASK DR. K: New approach to vaccines could revolutionize immunization
15 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: I heard on television about a possible new vaccine against HIV, Ebola and other terrible viruses. That sounds like very good news, or is it just hype? [Read More]
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