Dr. Schwartz

Sep 26, 2014
I believe sex after the age of 50 can be great. We are older and wiser and know what we want, the kids have probably moved out, and we may even have more time on our hands. But there are factors at play that give middle-aged people the wrong idea about their bodies and sex lives.

Sep 18, 2014
Women are so afraid of cancer that we are ready to lop off our breasts and remove our ovaries without giving it much thought. This is the result of scare tactics rather than true information and scientifically based facts.

Sep 11, 2014
Andropause is the term for male menopause. Although andropause may start a little later , usually when men are in their 50s , it still wreaks havoc.

Sep 4, 2014
Despite the shortage of primary care physicians and the pressure many of them are under from insurance companies, I encourage you not to give up on finding great healthcare. It just takes a little work.

Aug 21, 2014
How much you weigh may depend on the day of the week you step on the scale. That’s the upshot of new research out of Cornell University that finds most people lose weight on weekdays, but pack on the pounds over the weekend.

Aug 14, 2014
Checking your thyroid function through blood tests is not particularly helpful because the medical profession teaches us to wait until you are pretty much laid out before we treat you for low thyroid.

Aug 7, 2014
If your cholesterol is anywhere near 200 ng/dL in a fasting blood test, your doctor will most likely prescribe a statin drug like Crestor or Lipitor. Unfortunately, this decision is very shortsighted.

Jul 31, 2014
Although over the past 30 years we have been indoctrinated into believing that high cholesterol levels raise the risk of having a heart attack, things are not as simple as that. First of all, it is important for all of us to know that cholesterol is a very important substance.

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