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4 Health Problems That Can Feel Worse During Summer

From the Show: Health Radio
Summary: The summer months can actually make certain illnesses feel worse.
Air Date: 6/17/15
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Roshini Raj, MD
Dr RajDr. Roshini Raj is a board certified gastroenterologist and internist with a medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and an undergraduate degree from Harvard College. She is an attending physician at NYU Medical Center/Tisch Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the NYU School of Medicine.

Dr. Raj has a special interest in women's health and cancer screening and has published several research articles on colon cancer screening.

Dr. Raj is a Today Show contributor, the Good Day NY Medical Correspondent (Fox5) and the Medical Editor of Health Magazine. In August 2010, she released her first book, What the Yuck?! The Freaky & Fabulous Truth About Your Body.

Dr. Raj has discussed a wide variety of health topics on a range of network and cable shows, including NBC's Today Show; ABC's The View, LIVE with Kelly and Michael, Good Morning America and World News Tonight; CNN's American Morning, Nancy Grace, and Larry King Live; The Discovery Health Channel; The Tyra Banks Show; The Dr. Oz Show and The Doctors, among others.
  • Book Title: What the Yuck?: The Freaky and Fabulous Truth About Your Body
4 Health Problems That Can Feel Worse During Summer
Even though Summer might bring a happy and easy-going attitude, it might also bring out certain health problems and potentially make them worse.

What are the four health problems that could feel worse during the summer and why?
  • Rosacea
  • Colds
  • Autoimmune disease
  • Nighttime leg cramps

Roshini Raj, MD, discusses the four health problems that can make you feel worse in the summer months.
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