Episodes

Should I Wear Compression Socks?
June 11, 2024
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Should I Wear Compression Socks?

Do your legs swell sometimes? Have you ever considered wearing compression socks? Are you seeing targeted ads on social media or in your inbox from sock companies enticing you to buy their compression stockings? Well, YDF SUPER LISTENER, Amanda M. did! We got a message on Instagram from @akmargie as...

Bigorexia: Is it Muscle Building or an Eating Disorder? (with Jason Nagata, MD)
June 04, 2024x
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Bigorexia: Is it Muscle Building or an Eating Disorder? (with Jason Nagata, MD)

Have you heard of the term, "bigorexia"? It is a form of body dysmorphic disorder, similar in ways to anorexia. Bigorexia is used to describe muscle dysmorphia, a condition exhibited mostly by boys/men and characterized by excessive weight lifting, a preoccupation with not feeling muscular enough an...

I Have a Brain Tumor, Can It Be Removed? (with Edjah Nduom, MD)
May 28, 2024
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I Have a Brain Tumor, Can It Be Removed? (with Edjah Nduom, MD)

EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT BRAIN TUMORS! We try to keep it simple here on YDF, but today it IS brain surgery! We are rounding out Brain Tumor Awareness Month! Building on our conversation last week with Alyx Porter, MD, re: how to know if you could have a tumor, this episode focuses on...

I Have a Headache, Do I Have A Brain Tumor? (with Alyx Porter, MD)
May 21, 2024
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I Have a Headache, Do I Have A Brain Tumor? (with Alyx Porter, MD)

It's Brain Tumor Awareness Month! Have you ever felt perhaps "too aware" - letting your imagination run amok and ponder if its reaaally just a headache, or maybe something a bit more serious? Most folks can relate. Sometimes we jump to "worst case scenario" when appraising our symptoms, as a defense...

I Get Dizzy Standing Up, Do I Have POTS? (with Camden Hebson, MD)
May 14, 2024
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I Get Dizzy Standing Up, Do I Have POTS? (with Camden Hebson, MD)

Have you ever stood up quickly and felt a little lightheaded or felt your heart racing? What if, out of the blue, that started happening EVERY TIME YOU STOOD UP? This can be reality for folks with POTS (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome), or other forms of "orthostatic dysfunction". It can b...

Does My Child Have Scoliosis? (with Chris Dewald, MD and Lauren Higginson)
May 07, 2024
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Does My Child Have Scoliosis? (with Chris Dewald, MD and Lauren Higginson)

Do you remember "scoliosis check" during middle school? That embarrassing moment where, as a 12/13 year old, you had to do a shirtless forward fold in front of the school nurse?? MORTIFYING. Perhaps you never had to live through this torture. Or perhaps, even WORSE, you were told by said nurse that ...

How Do I Protect Myself From Colorectal Cancer? (with Meena Sadaps, MD)
April 30, 2024
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How Do I Protect Myself From Colorectal Cancer? (with Meena Sadaps, MD)

PART 2 of our coverage of young-onset colorectal cancer! This week our guest is an Oncology expert, here to give us in-depth information about colorectal cancer, with actionable items on how we can protect ourselves. Colorectal cancer in younger folks (under 50 years old) is unfortunately on the ris...

Are Young People Getting More Colon Cancer?
April 23, 2024
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Are Young People Getting More Colon Cancer?

Colorectal cancer in younger folks (under 50 years old) is unfortunately on the rise. According to the Colorectal Cancer Alliance, in the US, about 10% of colorectal cancer cases are diagnosed in people under 50. Those numbers are rising about 1-2% percent each year, and researchers are still findin...

Can I Protect Myself From Breast Cancer? (with Liz O'Riordan, MD)
April 16, 2024
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Can I Protect Myself From Breast Cancer? (with Liz O'Riordan, MD)

What happens when you turn 40 (and you also have boobs)? Well, since May 2023, the USPSTF has recommended that women at average risk for breast cancer start screening with mammograms beginning at age 40, and undergo mammography every other year. These updated recommendations are still “in progress” ...