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Dr. Joseph S. Galati, hosts the weekly "Your Health First" broadcast on KTRH


Houston, TX




Dr. Joseph S. Galati, hosts the weekly "Your Health First" broadcast on KTRH




End-Stage & Food Stories

Dr. Galati opens by telling us the importance of putting your heath first and a story of an ICU patient. He also explains the end-stage of a disease and how shocking this is with some people. Dr. Galati goes on to talk about a Mediterranean diet, eating cereal before bed, and a few more random thoughts.


Liver Disease & ALT w/ Natalie Amante & Dr. Sunny Harpavat

Dr. Galati wants to talk a little more about liver disease on the program tonight. However, he starts with an article about childhood poisoning. Physician Assistant Natalie Amante and Dr. Sunny Harpavat of Texas Children's Hospital join the show to share some thoughts on their patients, liver disease, and ALT.


The Cost of Wellness w/ Jackie DeAngelis & John Grover

Dr. Galati wants to focus on the cost of wellness on the program tonight, but he starts by talking about those who are chronically ill. Jackie DeAngelis with Fox Business Network and John Grover of Grover Planning and Investments join the show to discuss their thoughts on the cost of wellness and more.


A Plant Based Diet & Life’s Essential 8

Dr. Galati is giving away more signed copies of his book “Eating Yourself Sick” to the first five callers that call his back studio line. He talks about an article about a plant-based diet and how it can reduce the progression of prostate cancer. Dr. Galati also explains Life’s Essential 8 and how to get healthy sleep.


A Look Back at Some of the Best of Your Health First

On this Super Bowl Sunday Dr. Galati goes back into the archives to give you some of the more interesting and informative segments. He gives away more signed copies of his book and talks about a reducing calorie intake article he read. Dr. Galati has flashback clips on his trip to San Diego, an interview with Dr. Pat Wood, and a boost commercial he saw.


Lung Disease w/ Dr. Howard Huang

On the program tonight, we talk about lungs. However, First Dr. Galati gives away copies of his book, “Eating Yourself Sick”, and shares some thoughts about patients with fatty liver. He also brings up an intermittent fasting article he read in the Wall Street Journal. Pulmonologist Dr. Howard Huang joins the show to talk about your lungs.


Heart Disease w/ Dr. Randeep Suneja

With February only a few days away Dr. Galati wants to focus on American Heart Month. Cardiologist Dr. Randeep Suneja joins the show to talk about heart disease. He also takes time to discuss hypertension and the complications affiliated with it. He describes the symptoms of heart disease and explains problems associated with reflux and heartburn.


Gas w/ Lauren Mahesri & Food w/ Chris Spinosa

Tonight Dr. Galati has Registered Dietician at Liver Specialists of Texas Lauren Mahesri on the show to talk about gas and FODMAP. We also have Private Chef Chris Spinosa in West Palm Beach Florida join to discuss his approach to food and Chef Zaddy.


Robotic Surgery w/ Dr. Simon & Dr. Cheah

Dr. Galati is back in the studio tonight and he has two expert surgeons with him. Dr. Caroline Simon and Dr. Yee Lee Cheah from Houston Methodist are here to explain and discuss robotic surgery. We also talk about liver surgery and liver transplant.


The Sad Passing of Randy Lemmon & Stroke

Dr. Galati starts by talking about the sad passing of Randy Lemmon by complications of a stroke. With that news Dr. Galati focuses on what exactly is stroke. He discusses the symptoms, FAST, risk factors, and cost.


Year 2022 Overview

With this being the last show of the year Dr. Galati gives a 2022 overview from a health and wellness standpoint. He discusses Covid and talks about his mother and father. Dr Galati also shares the insightful interviews with Jackie DeAngelis, the one with blurred vison, and the one with an aortic aneurysm. He wraps up telling us to be selfish in getting the best care with whatever condition we are dealing with.


Acetaminophen & Guest Brent Gallagher

Dr. Galati is back in studio tonight and starts by giving away three copies of his book “Eating Yourself Sick” to the first three callers to dial in. He also explains the overuse of antibiotics and acetaminophen, which is also known as Tylenol. We also have Brent Gallagher join the show to talk about the Gym issue during COVID and his take on a proper workout strategy.


Staying in Tip Top Shape Over the Holidays

Dr. Galati starts the show by sharing a story of his neighbor who just had surgery and the importance of staying in tip top shape. He also talks about this piece of carrot cake he received at Salt Grass on Thursday. Dr. Galati gives us a strategy to keep us healthy over the holidays and briefly chats about substance abuse. He also talks about his book “Eating Yourself Sick.”


The Liver Meetings & Lauren w/ Her E Book

Dr. Galati starts by wanting you to think about getting somebody a blood pressure cuff for the upcoming holidays and explains why. He also talks about the liver meetings he attended in Washington D.C and explains what liver health is. Dr. Galati has his Registered Dietician Lauren join the show to talk about her E Book on how to have a helpful thanksgiving dinner with different recipes.


Brest Cancer w/ Jackie DeAngelis

Tonight, with one more day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month Dr. Galati focuses on that topic. We have Jackie DeAngelis with Fox Business Network discussing her breast cancer journey as she walks through New York City. Dr. Galati also talks about election season and how we all need to think about who we are voting for and who we are putting in office.


Marijuana, Pot, & The Fentanyl Crisis w/ Dr. James Flowers

Today on the show we will talk about marijuana, pot, and the fentanyl crisis. October is health literacy month and Dr. Galati explains what that is all about. He also talks about how his patients are on too many medications. Dr. James Flowers joins the show to talk about substance abuse and the aforementioned marijuana, pot, the fentanyl crisis.


Hiking & the Outdoors w/ Chuck Garcia

Dr. Galati starts the show with a quick chat about chronic disease and his upcoming webinar this Wednesday. He then talks about his hiking trip with his wife and how it’s a great metaphor of life. Chuck Garcia joins the show to share some thoughts on this and the mutual love of the outdoors with Dr. Galati.


Heart Disease w/ Dr. Mike Wilson

Dr. Galati starts by talking about 9/11, being a New Yorker, and to never forget what happened. We continue the theme of how to prevent disease. Cardiologist Dr. James (Mike) Wilson joins to talk about heart disease and how to avoid it. He also explains how ageing is the cause of all these illness and disease.


Dementia & Psychiatric Medication

Dr. Galati starts by telling us what disturbs him the most with his patients and his upcoming webinar. It’s all about shopping and preparing low-cost healthy foods. He talks about dementia and an article he read about the over prescription of psychiatric medication in our youth. Dr. Galati also goes back to an interview he had with exercise expert Wayne Westcott.


Houston Hospice & Kid Health

Dr. Galati starts the show by talking about his dads passing back in January and the Houston Hospice. He also speaks to kids being back in school and healthier breakfast options there are for them. Dr. Galati goes in in explaining Sunday being the time to plan for the week ahead, and how a five-minute walk after a meal is good for your blood glucose.