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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A reason for a spiritual season

A reason for a spiritual season

| December 23, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. A few years ago, I took care of a beautiful, elderly, blind, African American woman who was cared for by a gentle, sweet, elderly white lady. No one could deny that this relationship was truly a spiritual one. In fact, I was so moved by their love and concern toward […]

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Emotional triggers

Emotional triggers

| December 16, 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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Leaves of healing

Leaves of healing

| November 18, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. I believe, that the most beautiful and spiritual visual experience that I have had is observing the changes of the color of leaves in the fall. After a summer of building food for the tree so that it can endure the cold months, the leaves seem to say, I am […]

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Berries are berry good for you

Berries are berry good for you

| November 11, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. If our great baseball player, Darryl Strawberry, would have eaten more strawberries, he may have prevented the development of colon cancer. Berries cost a lot of money at the marketplace and if you wish to keep them for some period of time in your fridge, I would suggest the following: […]

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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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