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What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Dr. David Sherer is bold enough to tell you what others in the medical profession haven't the courage to say, with inside information on health, healthcare, related public policy and the latest in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

New, Drug-Free Post-Surgical Pain Relief

A newly approved device can reduce or eliminate the need for any pain meds (especially opioids) after surgery…and has benefits beyond pain relief too.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Game-Changing Pain Relief After Surgery: Exparel

The ever-present opioid epidemic is killings thousands worldwide. Enter Exparel, which may eliminate the need for any oral narcotic following surgery.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

New Hope for Fibromyalgia Sufferers

Fibromyalgia is a disease that has been so mysterious and elusive, but there may be a game-changing diagnostic test and a new treatment on the horizon.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Avoid Family Conflicts When a Parent is Ill or Dying

Advanced planning is key to prevent even more difficulties when a parent is seriously ill. What you need to do well before illness or disability occurs.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Parents: Stop the Childhood Type 2 Diabetes Epidemic

Sugary sodas, empty-calorie snacks and a sedentary lifestyle is behind the type 2 diabetes rise in our kids. If you are a parent, you should be scared.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Beware: Syphilis Is On the Rise

Not often seen in recent decades, syphilis has made an unfortunate resurgence. What to look out for…and how to protect yourself.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Why the Increase in Suicide???

Having suffered from depression for much of my life, I understand the pain and struggle. Here, the root causes of the suicide epidemic…and self-defense.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Stem Cell Clinics Dispense Dangerous Medicine

Many stem cell clinics have opened claiming to treat heart disease, Parkinson’s, stroke, vision problems and more. Why you can’t trust their claims.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Is Ketamine the New Magic Bullet Against Depression?

Ketamine for depression may be the most exciting new development in psychopharmacology. 5 things to know if you’re considering it.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

How to Care for Your Body’s Largest Organ (It’s Not Skin)

The body’s largest organ is the lining of your blood vessels. Here’s how to take care of it—to prevent heart attack, stroke, diabetes, and more.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Thinking of Suing Your Doctor? Read This First

Few patients really understand what malpractice is, nor do they know the process. Plus: The real reason most patients sue.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

The Ultimate Wellness Lifestyle: Like a Hunter-Gatherer

Why so much sickness today? We seldom use our bodies as our hunter-gatherer ancestors did, and their diet was very balanced. It’s time to go backwards.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

How to Get Your Doctor to Listen—and Answer Your Questions

Doctors have less time than ever to spend with their patients. How to make sure yours really listens to you and answers all your questions.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

In Case of Emergency: Always Carry This Health Information

Time counts in a medical emergency. Here, the essential info to always carry so that hospital workers can provide the best care possible...

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

How to Treat Health Problems When “Life” Is Not Living?

Are physicians really doing a disservice by prolonging a life that is rife with pain and suffering? The question is complicated and will only get more so.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Are You Using Your Medications Properly?

You'd be hard-pressed to find any adult American who isn't medicated with something. But are you taking it properly? And…do you really need it???

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Attack the Overweight/Obesity Problem at Its Root Cause

The overweight/obesity epidemic increases risk of a host of deadly illnesses. We need an attitude shift to change that! Dr. Sherer’s 8 steps to get there.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Fight Inflammation to Fight Heart Disease, Stroke and Diabetes

Practically everyone concerned with heart health has heard that high cholesterol levels in your blood can be a cause of…

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Health Care Is (Finally) Going to Pot—with Medical Marijuana

Almost every consumer of health services today has heard that medical marijuana is in clinical use. Indeed, 28 states and…

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Colo-rectal Cancer and Younger Patients

In one of my earlier blogs, I made reference to the importance of exercise, a diet high in fiber, low…