Aging

Dear Doctor: I’m almost 90 years old and always tired. I took two capsules of 2,000 mcg vitamin B12 the other night, and felt stronger ...

By Ask the Doctors • August 15, 2018

Dear Doctor: I’m a 78-year-old woman who developed shingles in December 2014. The rash settled in the nerves on my left side, from under the ...

By Ask the Doctors • August 13, 2018

Dear Doctors: About a year ago, when I turned 44, I started using reading glasses that I purchased at the drug store and they seemed ...

By Ask the Doctors • August 8, 2018

Dear Doctors: My dad has just been diagnosed with vascular dementia. What is it? Can it be prevented? Dr. Elizabeth ...

By Ask the Doctors • August 6, 2018

Dear Doctor: I am a 60-year-old man who exercises regularly and takes no medicines. At my last physical exam, my doctor gave me an Advance ...

By Ask the Doctors • August 1, 2018

Dear Doctors: I’m 55 years old and a former marathon runner. Now my right hip hurts all the time, not only when I walk but ...

By Ask the Doctors • July 31, 2018

Dear Doctor: A new study said that working out too much could ruin your sex life. I like to be in shape – but not ...

By Ask the Doctors • July 26, 2018

Dear Doctors: I’m about to turn 60 and when I spend the afternoon playing with my 7- and 9-year-old grandsons, I’m wiped out. Is there ...

By Ask the Doctors • July 19, 2018

Dear Doctor: Some studies suggest that long-term calorie restriction can shorten lifespan; others say it won’t. Which should we believe? ...

By Ask the Doctors • July 18, 2018

Dear Doctors: I played a pretty rough game of tennis a few weeks ago and developed an ache in my right elbow that turns out ...

By Ask the Doctors • July 17, 2018