Dr. Carol Show
Taking Charge of Your Health and Your Healthcare
It’s the best of times, and the worst of times to be healthy. On the upside, for the most part we’re living longer than ever before. But on the downside, even though we’re living longer, we’re not living healthier. Chronic diseases and disability...
Obamacare: Truth or Consequences
This post is from the Dr Carol Show Saturday Memo, August 3rd. Politically, Obamacare is either the biggest advance in compassionate social programs one could imagine, or it’s the most destructive and financially irresponsible government takeover of...
When Arms Are Empty: Infertility
There’s something intimate and beautiful about new parents holding their newborn baby in their arms. But sadly, many couples do not have an opportunity to experience that joy, and do not have a baby to hold in their arms. As a Reproductive...
Searching For The Fountain Of Youth
Even before Ponce de Leon spent his years searching Florida for the illusive fountain of youth, men and women have searched for ways to look and feel younger, and to keep from getting old. Most of us recognize that with maturity often comes wisdom,...
Women and Hormones: No Excuse!
A woman is beautiful, complicated, fascinating, strong, and loving. Much of a woman's fascinating, complicated nature comes down to a woman and her hormones. As a gynecologist, I see women at some of the most intimate and challenging times of their...
5 Steps to a Fair Fight in Marriage
Two very different people get married and plan to “do life together” for the rest of their lives. Is it any wonder there are differences, even conflicts? The more important thing is what you do when those differences arise. Fighting fair is a skill...
An Alternative To Obamacare
Obamacare is not the fix we need. There is a better way. Solutions to the healthcare problem are not easy. A much better way involves two primary components: catastrophic health insurance and direct pay. It saves money, and preserves the...
Ways to Save Money on Medications
Our modern drug culture – both legal and illegal – may not be all that surprising. People have always sought means to feel better, relieve pain, and combat disease. Americans apparently love to spend money on pills. But what can YOU do to limit the...
The Personal and Financial Cost of Care
We start out in life being cared for by our parents. And we often end up in life being cared for by our children. No one likes to contemplate needing long-term care, but most of us will. And that care can be expensive - personally and financially....
When Broken Vows Break the Heart
“Forsaking all others, keep yourself only for him(or her).” You said that, or something similar, in your marriage vows, didn’t you? Now perhaps that dream has become a nightmare. If you are facing infidelity in your marriage, you know how Continue...
It’s Hard to Grow Old
Growing older has its benefits, and its drawbacks. Life can exact a difficult toll on one’s physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. But growing older can also provide some wonderful benefits. You get to enjoy the wisdom that comes from experience....
Growing Up Without Regrets
Growing up has never been easy. But in today’s culture young people have more challenges to face than ever before, especially in the area of sexuality. The basic issues may be no different, but the speed of life and the multiple pressures teens face...
Preparing for Marriage Success
Ask a thirty-something single person, and you may well hear moans and groans about the lack of any suitable marriage partners anywhere on the horizon. But then ask the person who has experienced domestic violence, a heart-breaking divorce, or a...
5 Things to be Angry About
It’s good to be angry! If you are not angry at intolerable evil, you will never have the motivation to do something about it. It’s good to be angry! If you are not angry at intolerable evil, you will never have the motivation to do something about it....
Show Highlights Week 15: Our Sick Healthcare System
Some aspects of our healthcare system are the best in the world. And some aspects of our healthcare system are sick! Obamacare has promised to make medical care available to millions more Americans. But the result of the way this is being done will be...
Show Highlights Week 14: Divorce – Before and After
First comes love. Then comes marriage. Then comes ..... divorce? Few things tear a person apart more than divorce. When a marriage ends, what are the primary reasons? What is the worst part of divorce? What helps you get through it? These are some of...
Show Highlights Week 13: An Easter Special
I hope this last weekend was filled with The real meaning of Easter has nothing to do with bunny rabbits or flowers or colored eggs. It has to do with new life. That's why we may better call it Resurrection Weekend!celebration for you. The most recent...
Show Highlights Week 12: A Weighty Problem
You've heard that our society is becoming more overweight, and that being overweight increases your risk for various illnessess. We talk about losing weight on the most recent Dr Carol Show. Continue reading
Show Highlights Week 11: Blended and Extended Families
You get married, and think everyone should be as happy as you are! But in real life, blended and extended family issues can make things very difficult. Changing loyalties, different expectations, and family dysfunction can create heartache that goes...
Show Highlights Week 9: Recovery From Trauma
Our world is full of trauma. Child abuse. Domestic violence. Bullying. Disaster. Marriage trouble. Significant illness. We talk about recovery from trauma on the most recent Dr Carol Show. The archive is available here. Continue reading
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