Sunday, November 1, 2009, 1:40pm
During a call with a woman about her husband's rash around his eyes, Zorba recommends washing the area around his eyes and his eyelids with a soapy solution.
Sunday, November 1, 2009, 8:00am
Zorba was helping a listener who was pickling some beets. She wanted to know if they were safe to eat. Here are Zorba's recommendations!
Tuesday, September 1, 2009, 8:00am
Zorba chatted with a caller about leg swelling. He recommended trying on some compression hoisery to help the leg muscles get the blood flow back to the heart.
Homemade Pill Splitter
Saturday, August 1, 2009, 8:00am
Zorba looks at the practice of pill splitting as a cost saving measure for some medications. Zorba strongly recommends you talk with your doctor and pharmacist before splitting any pill, some pills (like BP meds) that are used for regulatory purposes need to adhere to strict dosage amounts.
Wednesday, July 1, 2009, 8:00am
Zorba spoke with a caller who was dealing with a compressed nerve in his shoulder. Zorba recommended he take 2 Aleve, twice a day (the anti-inflammatory dose) and advised that he work on some stretches for his shoulder.
Pregnant? Here's your medicine guideline
Wednesday, July 1, 2009, 8:00am
During a recent call with a soon-to-be father, Zorba recommended some resources to check out regarding safe medications to take during pregnancy. On such resource was the Physicians Resourse Desk website or PDR.net.
Sleep Apnea Alternative
Monday, June 1, 2009, 8:00am
Zorba and Tom were discussing a new way to combat sleep apnea without the clunky CPAP machine. Zorba mentioned a new product from Provent which might be a nice, smaller alternative.
Friday, May 1, 2009, 8:00am
Zorba helped out a listener who was suffering from excessive eye blinking. Zorba noted that some older anti-depressants can dry out the eyes, leading to blinking.
Wednesday, April 1, 2009, 8:00am
Zorba often helps folks battle nail fungus. He often recommends a "nail polish" style solution called Penlac.
Smaller Fish Oil Pills
Sunday, March 1, 2009, 8:00am
Having problems swallowing those giant fish oil pills? As promised, here is the link to some smaller ones that Zorba recommends.
Pregnancy and Antidepressants
Sunday, February 1, 2009, 8:00am
Zorba recommended researching how antidepressants can affect pregnancy, check out Mayo Clinic's overview of the key issues.
Back Pain Exercises
Thursday, January 1, 2009, 8:00am
Zorba recommended daily exercises to a caller who was suffering from back pain. Checkout a video outlining the exercise.
Fish Oil Study
Monday, December 1, 2008, 8:00am
Zorba talked about a new study discounting the benefits of fish oil pills.
Night Terrors Info
Saturday, November 1, 2008, 8:00am
Zorba chatted with a listener week about night terrors. Check out the article for more information.
Mayo Clinic on Supplements
Wednesday, October 1, 2008, 8:00am
Check out Mayo Clinic's informative page on Drugs and Supplements mentioned by Zorba.
Monday, September 1, 2008, 8:00am
Zorba mentioned having your PT or OT perform a neck exercise called "Epley's Maneuver" to help alleviate vertigo.
Contraceptive Failure Rates
Friday, August 1, 2008, 8:00am
Zorba discussed the surprising failure rates of the most popular forms of pregnancy prevention.