Episodes

Episode 42

The truth about opioids and safer options for pain relief - Ep. 42

In Episode 42, Dr. G and his guests, John K. Hong, MD and Aaron Weiner, PhD, ABPP, discuss the opioid overdose epidemic, opioid addiction and safer options for pain relief.

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Episode 41

Protect the skin you’re in — moles, skin cancer and more - Ep. 41

In Episode 41, Dr. G and his guest, Ryan Freeland, MD, get into more detail on skincare and skin cancer prevention.

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Episode 40

Medical cannabis: The risks vs. rewards – Ep. 40

In Episode 40, Dr. G and his guests, Leslie Mendoza Temple, MD and Shalu Gugnani, MD, discuss what medical cannabis can do, how it works and the pros and cons everyone should know.

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Episode 39

Regenerative medicine, part 2: Anti-aging, hormone replacement – Ep. 39

In Episode 39, you’ll get details on the fascinating world of anti-aging regenerative medicine from Dr. G and his guest, board-certified emergency medicine physician Scott Yilk, M.D.

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Episode 38

Regenerative medicine, part 1: The role of stem cells and PRPs – Ep. 38

In Episode 38, you’ll get details on these fascinating therapeutics from Dr. G and his guest, family medicine physician and sports medicine specialist Moises Irizarry-Roman, MD.

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Acupuncture 101: An ancient healing practice used today – Ep. 37

In Episode 37, you’ll get details on acupuncture, how it’s used and how it can help people from Dr. G and his guest, acupuncturist Alejandro Fernandez, NMD, L.Ac.

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Shout out to nurses: Heroes in healthcare - Ep. 36

In Episode 36, you’ll learn more about nurse life and the future of nursing as Mark Gomez, MD, talks with guests Marguerite Manseau, RN, with Edward Hospital and Marijana Vidovic, RN, with Elmhurst Hospital.

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Having surgery? Common procedures explained – Ep. 35

In Episode 35, you’ll learn more about what makes surgeons tick and get details on some of the most common surgical procedures from Mark Gomez, MD, and his guest, Peter Petratos, MD.

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Don’t push your luck – get a grip on gambling - Ep. 34

In Episode 34, host Mark Gomez, MD, and his guest Glen Cannon, LCPC, discuss how to identify a gambling addiction and the options available for treatment.

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What to do when winter makes you SAD - Ep. 33

In Episode 33, host Mark Gomez, MD, and his guest Dylan Panuska, PsyD, CADC, talk about seasonal affective disorder, mental health and how to feel better.

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Looking forward: The future of medicine and innovation – Ep. 32

In Episode 32, host Mark Gomez, MD, and his guests Sanjeeb Khatua, MD, and John Lee, MD, discuss what we might see in the future of healthcare.

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Episode 31

Pee-yew! How to prevent and treat body odors - Ep. 31

In Episode 31, host Mark Gomez, MD, and his guest, Alix Charles, MD, cover everything from sweat stains to shaving your underarms to using your odor to attract a new romantic partner.

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Episode 30

New year, new you: Creating a workable wellness plan - Ep. 30

In Episode 30, host Mark Gomez, MD, and his guest, Gay Purcell, MD, explain how to establish a healthy routine and create a doable plan to reach your wellness goals.

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Episode 29

What can brain mapping reveal about your thoughts, emotions? – Ep. 29

In Episode 29, host Mark Gomez, MD, and his guest, Kyle Bonesteel, PhD, ABPP-CN, BCN, explain brain mapping and neurofeedback and what it can do for you.

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Episode 28

When pain interferes with life: Methods to manage it – Ep. 28

In Episode 28, host Mark Gomez, MD, and his guest, David Peng, MD, discuss the causes of and treatment strategies for chronic pain. 

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Episode 27

Beyond baby blues: when it’s time to seek help – Ep. 27

In episode 27, host Mark Gomez, MD, and his guests, Susan Cheng, PhD, MPH, and Ravae Sinclair, JD, CLC, CD (DONA), discuss postpartum depression and when it’s time to seek help. 

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Episode 26

Let’s talk about sex – and male and female birth control - Ep. 26

In episode 26, host Mark Gomez, MD, and his guests, Kyle Kiriluk, MD, and Emilie McLain, DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC, lay out the facts about sex, conception and the latest information about birth control.

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Episode 25

Spotting signs of emotional abuse, and ways to respond - Ep. 25

In episode 25, host Mark Gomez, MD, and his guests, Gillian Schmitz, MDE, FACEP, and Jason Morris, PsyD, CDP, explain the behavior associated with emotional abuse, how to recognize the signs of emotional abuse in someone who is a victim, and identify key resources to help people break free from it.

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Episode 24

Self-care tips for a happier, healthier you - Ep. 24

In episode 24, host Mark Gomez, MD, and his guests, Perry Cammisa, DC, and Kristine Warnes, APN, offer practical ways to add self-care to your busy schedule.

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Episode 23

Back to School Series, Part 2: Boosting nutritional and physical health - Ep. 23

In episode 23, host Mark Gomez, MD, and his guests, pediatricians Joseph Russell, DO, and Victoria Uribe, MD, have a conversation about the importance of good nutrition and fitness in kids and ways parents can instill habits in their children that will last a lifetime.

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Episode 22

Back to School Series, Part 1: Nurturing kids’ mental well-being - Ep. 22

In episode 22, host Mark Gomez, MD, and his guests, Jyoti Shah, DO, and Susy Francis Best, PsyD, MBA, have an important conversation about mental health and the role parents can play in helping their kids develop and maintain a healthy mental outlook.

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Episode 21

Getting to the heart of AFib - Ep. 21

In episode 21, host Mark Gomez, MD, and his guest, Apoor Gami, MD, provide an easy-to-understand explanation of this complicated condition and discuss risk factors, symptoms and treatment options.

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Episode 20

Vegetarians and vegans: How to keep your diet healthy - Ep. 20

In this episode, Mark Gomez, MD, and his guests, Amish Doshi, MD, and Christine Doshi, MS, RD, LDD, discuss the benefits of plant-based diets and offer practical tips on to get started.

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Episode 19

“Shh, is it normal?" Health issues men avoid talking about - Ep. 19

In this episode, Mark Gomez, MD, and his guest, Paul Gittens, MD, discuss the taboo topics — specifically sexual health — men hate to bring up and why it’s important to address these health issues.

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Will normal ever be the same? Easing anxiety during tough times – Ep. 18

In this episode, Mark Gomez, MD, and his guests, Ines Casey, MD, board-certified infectious disease specialist, and Marc Browning, PsyD, ABPP, RN, board-certified clinical psychologist, talk about re-entry anxiety and how to overcome it.

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Episode 17

From leakage to UTIs: All about that bladder - Ep. 17

In this episode, Mark Gomez, MD, and his guest, Kelly Jirschele, DO, board-certified urogynecologist, talk about the most common bladder problems.

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Episode 16

Healthy gut, healthy mind: Connecting the two - Ep. 16

In this episode, Mark Gomez, MD, and his guest, board-certified gastroenterologist Shivani Kiriluk, DO, discuss the gut-brain connection.

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Episode 15

Your facial skin care routine made simple - Ep. 15

In this episode, host Mark Gomez, MD, and his guest, dermatologist Alix Charles, MD, FAAD, discuss skin care techniques and treatment to keep your skin looking its best. 

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Fasting, keto and more: Breaking down common diets - Ep. 14

In this episode, host Mark Gomez, MD, and his guests, Louis Malinow, MD, and Bonnie Kastin, RDN, LDN, break down common diets and offer tips on how to establish sustainable healthy eating habits.

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When allergies strike: strategies that bring relief - Ep. 13

In this episode, host Mark Gomez, MD, and his guest, Zachary Rubin, MD, talk about common types of allergies and treatment, and bust some of the myths about allergies.

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Simple solutions for a good night’s sleep - Ep. 12

In this episode, host Mark Gomez, MD, and his guest, Alan Kominsky MD, FACS, uncover the truth about sleep, including how we end up derailing our natural sleepiness and how to get better rest.

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ABCs of CBD for medical treatment - Ep. 11

In this episode, host Mark Gomez, MD, and his guest, Aaron Weiner, PhD, ABPP, dig into details on cannabidiol, how it works and whether it’s beneficial to your health.

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Meditation 101: A beginner’s guide - Ep. 10

In this episode, Dr. G and his guest, Todd Fink, CADC, break down some common misconceptions about meditation, and explain how it’s good for well-being and how to get started with your own practice.

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Fabulously fit in 30 minutes - Ep. 09

In this episode, Dr. G and his guests, physical therapist Luke Greenwell and fitness instructor Paula McBride, discuss how to get started, digging into the details with workout tips and ideas and advice on how to set a fitness goal.

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Social media and kids: what’s healthy, what’s harmful? - Ep. 08

In this episode, Dr. G and his guests, Steven Kovar, MD, and Meghan Kennedy, PsyD, discuss the impact of social media on kids’ health.

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No sugar coating here: signs of diabetes you should know - Ep. 07

In this episode, Dr. G and his guest, Susan Hudec, MD, discuss the answers to those questions, ways to prevent diabetes, the latest treatment options and more.

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Snap, crackle, pop! Is it time to see an orthopedic doctor? - Ep. 06

In this episode, Dr. G and his guests, Ryan Sullivan, MD, and Matthew Schmitz, MD, discuss how to prevent injury, manage pain and determine when it’s time to do something about an injury.

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Herbal medicine and dietary supplements—the good, the bad, the ugly - Ep. 05

In this episode, Dr. G is joined by Julia Afridi, DO, and Ashwani Garg, MD, to discuss how herbal remedies, dietary supplements and alternative treatments can support wellness.

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What’s your heart telling you? The tests to find out - Ep. 04

In this episode, Dr. G is joined by Ann Davis, MD, to discuss heart disease and the tests available to detect the disease in its earliest stages.

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Hidden health dangers of loneliness and isolation: Ep. 03

In this episode, Dr. G is joined by Kate Johnson, MD, and Daryl Wilson, MD, to discuss the hidden health dangers of loneliness and isolation.

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“Shh, is it normal?" Health issues women avoid talking about - Ep. 02

In this episode, Dr. G is joined by Kimberley Darey, MD, and Syeachia Dennis, MD, to discuss health issues women would rather avoid talking about.

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The secret to healthy living – body, mind and spirit - Ep. 01

In this episode, Dr. G is joined by Steven Lome, DO, and Todd Fink, CADC, to discuss the fundamentals of healthy living.

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