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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Clot busters saves organs

Clot busters saves organs

| November 4, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. I am sure that you have heard and sung this carefree little camp song that went something like this: Row, Row, Row your boat…gently down the stream…merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily,….Life is just a dream. I would like to borrow that tune and add my words to it.: Flow, Flow, Flow […]

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A trembling heart is a troubled heart

A trembling heart is a troubled heart

| October 28, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Let us say, that you are at home and a loved one suddenly complains of chest discomfort and falls suddenly to the floor. Most likely, the person is experiencing cardiac arrest. In other words, the heart begins to tremble, which means that it is incapable of pumping oxygenated blood to […]

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Deas remedies

Deas remedies

| October 21, 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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If I forgot your name, forgive me

If I forgot your name, forgive me

| October 14, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Although Spring is now a long way off, I can still recall from early childhood, a tiny, beautiful little flower that would bloom in the early Spring, showing itself off with light green leaves and cluster of small, blue, pink or white flowers. This plant was affectionately named, Forget-Me-Not, and […]

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Read my lips and keep them healthy

Read my lips and keep them healthy

| October 7, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. When I was a kid, two things would cause me to have a big lip, and that was a punch in my mouth from a friend who disagreed with me or a torn lip from falling causing a tooth to puncture my lower lip. When my lip would swell, I […]

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The gift of water

The gift of water

| September 23, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. In the beginning, as recorded in Genesis 1: 9-10, “And God said, ‘Let the vapors separate to form the sky above and the oceans below.’ So God made the sky, dividing the vapor above from the water below. This all happened on the second day. Then God said, ‘Let the […]

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A rap to the bladder

A rap to the bladder

| September 9, 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 could 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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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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