Jamaica Hospital Med Talk

Jamaica Hospital Med Talk

Jamaica Hospital Medical Center's Med Talk Podcast features various healthcare providers discussing a wide variety of health topics. Listeners can tune in to learn how to better mange their health from our expert panel of clinicians.

Episodes

May 18, 2023
seasonal-allergies

It's that time of year when millions of people deal with seasonal allergies. Dr. Lisa Roth discusses seasonal allergies, their triggers, and how to treat them.

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what-to-expect-during-your-child-s-first-eye-exam

May Chan Ho, a certified orthoptist at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, discusses the importance of regular eye exams especially for children and what to expect during your child's first eye exam.

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advancements-in-the-treatment-for-type-2-diabetesMany people have Type II diabetes but there are several new advances in their treatment. Dr. Yan Russell discusses these new advancements, the possible benefits, and more.
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February 8, 2023
compression-fracturesCompression fractures of the spine are common, especially in older patients, but luckily there are surgical and non-surgical options. Dr. Xun Li discusses the signs of compression fractures, the symptoms, possible treatment options, and more.
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what-to-expect-during-your-mammographyMammograms are a crucial tool to a woman's health but there is a lot to know before you get one and the anticipation can be worse than the test itself. Dr. Sohita Mehra discusses what to expect during your mammogram.
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understanding-menopause-and-how-to-treat-itIt's a rite of passage for women that usually occurs in your 40s or 50s and while you may not look forward to it, it is a natural biological process. Dr. Nidhi Shah discusses menopause, why it occurs, possible symptoms and treatment options, and more...
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common-misconceptions-about-strokeWhen it comes to strokes, time is brain. This means that the sooner you can get to the hospital, the better chance you have of not suffering long term effects. Dr. Pouria Moshayedi discusses common misconceptions about strokes, how to know if someone is havin...
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peripheral-arterial-diseasePeripheral Arterial Disease, or PAD, is a very common condition but this may be the first time you've ever heard of it. Dr. Mina Guerges discusses PAD, who is most likely to develop it, possible symptoms, and more.
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June 30, 2022
long-covidGetting COVID-19 can be hard enough to deal with but that's not always the end of it and for many, there can be lingering effects. Dr. Alan Roth discusses Long COVID, some of the symptoms, possible treatment options, and more.
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surgery-after-significant-weight-lossBig lifestyle changes, like significant weight loss, can definitely do wonders for your health but they can also leave you with unwanted excess skin. Dr. Marc Elkowitz discusses the parts of the body most affected by excess skin, the types of procedures th...
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diagnosing-and-treating-asthmaMany of us have a sense of what asthma is but it's often under & over diagnosed. Dr. Craig Thurm does a deep dive on asthma and discusses new treatments available for severe cases.
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May 5, 2022
pulmonary-embolismPulmonary embolisms can happen suddenly and can be fatal. Dr. Aditya Mangla discusses the early warning signs of a pulmonary embolism, how to assess the risk factors, and more.
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April 13, 2022
joint-painJoint pain and stiffness are no fun and unfortunately painful, achy, or stiff joints are fairly common in adults. Dr. Sanjit Konda discusses joint pain, potential causes, treatment options, and more.
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April 8, 2022
managing-chronic-painStrange as it sounds, chronic pain doesn't have to mean chronic suffering. There are ways to diminish chronic pain and increase your wellbeing. Dr. Sam Nia discusses the different methods we can use to manage our chronic pain.
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abnormal-uterine-bleedingMenstruation is perfectly normal but women can experience uterine bleeding that's not a part of that monthly cycle. Dr. Janice Ascencio discusses the differences between normal and abnormal uterine bleeding, the most common causes of abnormal bleeding, and possible tr...
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common-causes-for-nasal-breathing-and-sinus-issuesDr. Moustafa Mourad discusses nasal breathing and sinus issues, their common causes, how to treat and prevent these concerns, and more!
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understanding-covid-19-variants-and-vaccinationsDr. Sarah Brovender provides answers to the most frequently asked questions about COVID-19 variants and discusses the benefits of getting vaccinated.
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an-integrative-approach-to-health-and-wellnessDr. Alan Roth and Dr. Gina Basello will explain the principals of Integrative Health, dispel any misconceptions, and describe how it can be used as a complementary form of care to achieve overall wellness.
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