Tag: Gerald Deas

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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An ‘eye on’ iron

An ‘eye on’ iron

| August 26, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. My first recollection that I have on the importance of the word iron, is when my mom would get up at 4 a.m. in the morning and begin to wash and “iron” clothes for the elite, to supplement my father’s hard-earned but meager wages. I could hear her knuckles rhythmically […]

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Out of sight—sulfites

Out of sight—sulfites

| July 29, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. When I was a kid, growing up in Brooklyn, and the weather would begin to change to a cool and brisk autumn air, I recall that this was a signal that my mom would begin to can many fruits and vegetables. The canning process was done in the most sterile […]

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E. Coli on your feet will defeat ya!

E. Coli on your feet will defeat ya!

| July 28, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Definition: E Coli—a motile, rod like bacteria that are found in the intestines (gut), in man and many animals and under certain conditions can cause infection of the urinary and gastrointestinal tract requiring medical care. It’s amazing that today, there are numerous glamour and health magazines that contain featured stories […]

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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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Chickenpox revisited (shingles)

Chickenpox revisited (shingles)

| June 24, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D.MPH When I was a kid, growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y., It seemed like everyone got that viral disease known as “chickenpox.” It was a welcome condition that allowed you to stay home from school and be relieved of the scratching that it caused. Sometimes the scratching was so intense that […]

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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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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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