Author Archive: Dr. Gerald Deas

Gerald W. Deas, MD, MPH, MA is a physician, poet, patient advocate, playwright, media personality, political activist and public health crusader. Read his full bio at http://www.downstate.edu/giving/funds/deas.html/.

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Boy in need became doctor to serve needy

Boy in need became doctor to serve needy

| August 27, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D., MPH Time waits for no one, especially for me. It seems that I’m still racing toward goals that seem endless and impossible. This year I will celebrating 54 years at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., where I received my medical degree. I completed my medical training in Internal […]

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Annoyed with fibroids?

Annoyed with fibroids?

| July 15, 2015

By Dr Gerald Deas More hysterectomies are performed each year due to the growth of fibroids. The uterus has been defined as an organ in mammals that holds, protects and usually nourishes the young until birth. Well, I beg to differ with this definition totally. The uterus is a dynamic organ that communicates with other […]

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Deas… remedies

Deas… remedies

| June 24, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. When all is said and done, try Deas remedies: The following remedies have been shown in many cases to heal as well as cure many medical conditions that are not always found in medical textbooks. They are old time, well tested remedies which have come down through the ages by […]

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A fight with sulfites

A fight with sulfites

| June 17, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Mrs. C.,34, works as a clerk in a duplicating shop. When she consulted me about night wheezing and shortness of breath, the first question I asked was whether she had experienced the wheezing and chronic coughing at work. It is known that fumes from copy machines can cause  such allergic […]

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Love of birds and animals

Love of birds and animals

| June 10, 2015 | Reply

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Innercity stray birds and animals experience hazardous conditions during the winter months while they are trying to survive. Often, there is little water for them to drink, warm shelter is scarce and there is little food to be gotten from the barren trees and secured garbage receptacles. Birds and animals […]

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Alcohol suspected factor in critical injury one-vehicle crash

Alcohol suspected factor in critical injury one-vehicle crash

| May 6, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:18 a.m., May 2, Fort Wayne police responded to the 2800 block of E. Maple Grove Avenue after multiple callers reported a vehicle into a tree. Once on scene officers found a severely damaged Chevy Blazer which had impacted a tree head-on. Fire fighters had to extricate the driver, later identified as […]

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Emotional triggers

Emotional triggers

| May 1, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Emotional:  Definition:  Abandonment, forsaken, destitute, depleted, drained, exhausted, empty-headed. “By starving emotions, we become humorless, rigid and stereotyped; by repressing them, we become literal, reformatory and holier- than thou; encouraged, they perfumed life; discouraged they poison it.”—Joseph Collins, 1866-1950 American Neurologist. “No soul is desolate as long as there is […]

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A rap to the bladder

A rap to the bladder

| April 29, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. MPH Just below the navel on your body is the area where the bladder lies internally. Tenderness in this area can often signal that a bladder infection may be in progress. The bladder, of course, is the storage space for urine that is derived from both kidneys. When the bladder […]

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The love of money or many

The love of money or many

| April 8, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Finally, it seems like everybody who is somebody is up in arms about the large bonuses that the corporate people and bankers are receiving during this time of great need. Those who are receiving the bonuses have expressed they actually deserve it because they worked hard to make it. I am […]

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Carrots, not carats, are a girl’s best friend

Carrots, not carats, are a girl’s best friend

| April 1, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. If you look at a bunch of carrots, they look like beautiful, golden orange fingers although they do not have any 24 carat diamonds embracing them. These fingers, however, contain nutrients that will enrich your life. It has been said that diamonds are a girl’s best friend. I guess this […]

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