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ANTHONY KOMAROFF

Dr. Anthony L. Komaroff is a physician and professor at Harvard Medical School. To send questions, go to AskDoctorK.com, or write: Ask Doctor K, 10 Shattuck St., Second Floor, Boston, MA 02115.

Articles by ANTHONY KOMAROFF

ASK DR. K.: Eye drops provide relief
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ASK DR. K.: Eye drops provide relief
2 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: I have allergies, and my eyes are affected the most. They’re puffy, red and itchy. What can I do? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Abnormal blood test results not always cause for worry
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ASK DR. K: Abnormal blood test results not always cause for worry
6 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: Last week I received the results of some recent blood work. A few of my values fell just outside the normal range. My doctor says it’s fine, but I’m still worried. Do I need to be? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Volunteering for a study can help both you and others ASK DR. K: Volunteering for a study can help both you and others
7 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: I have a particular disease. A nearby medical school is recruiting people with my condition to participate in a research study. Should I volunteer? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Coping with stress
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ASK DR. K: Coping with stress
11 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m under a lot of stress in my life. Of course, I don’t like that, but what really worries me is that it will affect my heart. Heart disease runs in my family. If stress can lead to heart disease, does reducing stress reduce heart disease risk? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Language exercises can help stroke patients regain speech
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ASK DR. K: Language exercises can help stroke patients regain speech
12 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: My mother recently had a stroke, and it’s severely impacted her ability to speak. What can be done to help her regain her speech? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Strength, power training counteract loss of muscle mass
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ASK DR. K: Strength, power training counteract loss of muscle mass
14 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m in my 60s. Despite exercising regularly, I have been losing muscle as I get older. Why does this happen, and is there anything I can do about it? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Lifestyle changes, not testosterone, can improve low energy ASK DR. K: Lifestyle changes, not testosterone, can improve low energy
16 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: I often feel quite tired. My doctor says this fatigue may be caused by my low-normal testosterone level. I’d rather not go on testosterone therapy. What are some other ways to enhance my energy? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Advances in memory research hold promise ASK DR. K: Advances in memory research hold promise
17 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: How do we make memories, where do our brains store them, and when we lose them, do we lose them forever? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Stomach growling is perfectly normal ASK DR. K: Stomach growling is perfectly normal
19 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: As I get older, it seems my stomach is more likely to make growling noises. Why does it do this, and what can I do about it? It’s embarrassing. [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Clues can help diagnose anorexia in teens ASK DR. K: Clues can help diagnose anorexia in teens
20 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m worried about my 15-year-old daughter. She eats like a bird. She is very thin, but thinks she is fat. I’d like to think this is just a phase some teenagers go through, but could she have anorexia nervosa? [Read More]
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