The Doctors October 18 2012
The Doctors October 18 2012 was all about the everyday items in your home that could be causing you or your family harm, from a toothbrush to hand sanitizer.
The Doctors: Teens Distilling Alcohol From Hand Sanitizer
The Doctors talked about two disturbing teen trends: distilling and drinking hand sanitizer to get high and garage hopping to look for alcohol and chemicals. Learn what you can do to keep your teen and garage safe.
The Doctors: Should You Drive After Taking Sleeping Pills?
The Drs. examined the risks of driving after taking sleeping pills when viewer Veronica took a Drive Square simulator test. The results were shocking.
The Doctors: Uterine Prolapse and Hysterectomy from Coughing?
Dr. Adam Steinberg treated Lisa with a hysterectomy after her severe coughing led to a uterine prolapse. Watch her surgery and see if it’s the right option for you.
The Doctors: Philips Sonicare Toothbrush and Soft vs Hard Bristles
The Doctors talked about why you should always use a soft bristle toothbrush with Dr. Bill Dorfman, and Dr. Dorfman recommended the Philips Sonicare toothbrush.
The Doctors: Misophonia
Emma has been dealing with misophonia, or hatred of sound, since she was eight. Sufferers are finding relief with the Misophonia Management Protocol.
The Doctors: How to Stay Healthy as You Age
Dr. Andrew Ordon and dietician Molly Gee shared tips for staying healthy and fit as you age, and suggested the Ensure Clear nutritional drink.
The Doctors: Can Pantyhose Save Your Life?
Out of a hair comb, pantyhose, permanent marker and lip balm, which one of these every day items can save your life? According to Dr. Lisa Masterson, pantyhose with leg compression can keep you from getting blood clots in your legs and will keep your blood flowing.
Dr. Travis Stork said it can also reduce swelling. Drs. Masterson and Stork said that they were referring to true compression stocking, not regular old pantyhose. Dr. Stork said that on a long flight, you need to get out of your chair every few hours and do little flexing exercises in your seat to prevent blood clots. Find out more about pantyhose protection in the video below.