Ep 107 Why does Ambien have a black box warning?

Ep 107 Why does Ambien have a black box warning?

Why did the FDA assign a black box warning to Ambien? The FDA is the Food and Drug Administration. They are a federal agency responsible for the safety and monitoring of prescription medications. Recently a new pattern of illnesses was identified called “complex...
Ep 106 COPD

Ep 106 COPD

Over 120,000 people die each year due to COPD Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema are the types of COPD COPD is the #3 cause of death in the US Pulmonary Rehab helps prevent deaths from COPD Smoking is the #1 cause of COPD COPD stands for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary...
Ep 103 What causes Gout?

Ep 103 What causes Gout?

By Dr. Emran from Simple Health Radio Today’s question comes to us from Ricardo in Dallas. Ricardo asks: What causes gout? Gout is a very painful type of arthritis. Last year, over 8 million Americans suffered from an episode of gout. It is tremendously painful...
Ep 102 Achilles Tendon Tear with Faaiz Siddiqui

Ep 102 Achilles Tendon Tear with Faaiz Siddiqui

Faaiz Siddiqui, a pre-med intern with Dr. Emran, asks questions about a patient that was recently seen in the clinic with an ankle injury. Through examination and testing, it was discovered her an achilles tendon tear. Many athletes suffer achilles tendon tears which...