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Have you ever gone “on call” with a doctor? It’s time to go On Call with Dr. Randy! Dr. Randy Hines II is giving you a front row seat into preventative medicine, tips for a healthy lifestyle and overall wellness measures for all, straight from a licensed family medicine physician. Dr. Randy, along with his lineup of notable guests, will unpack a range of topics including all things COVID-19, an ideal diet for wellness, African American-related health topics, and a wide array of other important medical topics. Join Dr. Randy on his journey as he educates the masses and enhances your relationship with health, wellness and nutrition for a better future. Are you ready to be On Call!?

Information provided on this podcast is for general health information only. This podcast is not to be used as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment of any health condition or problem. Listeners of this podcast should not rely on information provided for their own health problems and should consult their own physician or other healthcare provider regarding any questions.

On Call with Dr. Randy Dr. Randy Hines II

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 37 Ratings

Have you ever gone “on call” with a doctor? It’s time to go On Call with Dr. Randy! Dr. Randy Hines II is giving you a front row seat into preventative medicine, tips for a healthy lifestyle and overall wellness measures for all, straight from a licensed family medicine physician. Dr. Randy, along with his lineup of notable guests, will unpack a range of topics including all things COVID-19, an ideal diet for wellness, African American-related health topics, and a wide array of other important medical topics. Join Dr. Randy on his journey as he educates the masses and enhances your relationship with health, wellness and nutrition for a better future. Are you ready to be On Call!?

Information provided on this podcast is for general health information only. This podcast is not to be used as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment of any health condition or problem. Listeners of this podcast should not rely on information provided for their own health problems and should consult their own physician or other healthcare provider regarding any questions.

    S2 E12: How To Have Healthy Feet

    S2 E12: How To Have Healthy Feet

    Dr. Porsha Melcher, Podiatrist, joins On Call With Dr. Randy this week for a lesson in healthy feet. From treating toe fungus to finding the proper shoes, Dr. Melcher tells all about how we can best take care of our feet. What you can expect in this episode:
     

    2:24 - Journey to Podiatry

    4:05 - What Podiatrists do

    10:05 - Movements to help with foot health

    12:05 - Tips to finding the proper shoes

    13:30 -Treatment options for corns and calluses 

    17:35 - About Plantar Fasciitis 

    21:40 - Plantar fasciitis treatments and stretches

    29:10 - Toenail fungus

    34:40 - Benefits of biopsies 

    36:00 - Toenail fungus treatments 

    41:10 - Dr. Melcher's words of wisdom

    42:55 - Randy’s Random Questions 

     

    Tweetable Quotes:

    “I’ve learned my foot.” - Dr. Porsha Melcher

    “You have to be consistent with your care to have the best outcome.” - Dr. Porsha Melcher

    “Take care of your feet, you only get 1 pair.” - Dr. Porsha Melcher

     

    About Dr. Porsha Melcher:

    Dr. Porsha Melcher is a native Houstonian, who enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She received her undergraduate degree from Prairie View A&M University until pursuing her medical degree from Kent State university of Podiatric Medicine. She is a member of American Society of Podiatric Surgeons (ASPS), American Podiatric Medicine Association (APMA) and the American Board of Podiatric Medicine(ABPM).

     

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    • 52 min
    S2 E11: Acupuncture Treatment

    S2 E11: Acupuncture Treatment

    Dr. Randy Hines II goes on call with Acupuncturist, Dr. Jiyo Shin, a board-certified family medical practitioner who is skilled in the world of acupuncture. Throughout this episode, she tells all about the origins of acupuncture, its treatment measures, and more. What you can expect in this episode:
     

    3:15 - Dr. Shin's journey to acupuncture

    7:50 - What acupuncture is

    15:10 - The nervous system 

    16:55 - Common ailments treated with acupuncture

    24:00 - Needle usage in acupuncture

    26:25 - Migraine treatment in relation to acupuncture

    30:50 - The science of acupuncture 

    33:35 - Treating pregnancy symptoms 

    39:40 - Considerations for getting acupuncture treatment

    43:05 - Acupuncturists in your area recommendation 

    44:05 - Randy’s Random Questions

     

    Tweetable Quotes:

    “The origin of acupuncture was to treat royal families 3000 years ago in China.” - Dr. Jiyo Shin

    “Sometimes when you relieve the pain you may resolve the pain ” - Dr. Jiyo Shin

    “Our brain is what perceives our symptoms [regarding pain and other ailments].” - Dr. Jiyo Shin

     

    About Dr. Jiyo Shin:

    Dr. Jiyo Shin believes in serving our community by practicing family medicine. Good health is a goal that we all share in order to achieve a rich full life. She believes in partnering with her patients in a setting of open communication to achieve this goal. She earned her Doctorate in Medicine from the Chung-Ang University School of Medicine and speaks fluent Korean. She has completed training in Family Medicine specialty through Emory Family Medicine residency program in Atlanta and is Board Certified in Family Medicine. She has a special interest in preventive medicine, weight control, common dermatologic problems, women’s health, diabetes, hypertension and managing high cholesterol issues. When not practicing medicine, she enjoys traveling, hiking, scuba diving and playing tennis.


     

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    Acupuncture Referrals: 
    David Euler: https://davideuler.com/=

    • 51 min
    S2 E10: Colon Cancer: Risks, Treatments and Prevention Methods

    S2 E10: Colon Cancer: Risks, Treatments and Prevention Methods

    This week, Dr. Randy Hines II goes on call with Dr. Shani Woolard Clay, a board-certified Gastroenterologist specializing in colorectal cancer (a.k.a colon cancer) screening and gastroesophageal reflux disorder. What you can expect in this episode:
     

    9:20 - Why Gastroenterology 

    14:35 - Breakdown of the digestive system and its functions 

    16:25 - What colon cancer is

    23:40 - Groups with increased risks for colon cancer

    30:35 - Prepping for colonoscopies   

    38:45 - Risks of colonoscopies 

    47:00 - Blood markers 

    51:30 - Colon cancer treatment options 

    56:35 - Randy’s Random Questions 

     

    Tweetable Quotes:

    “That gut-brain interaction is real! When we perceive stress, in our brain and in our environment, it can physically manifest in the gut.” - Dr. Shani Woolard Clay

    “About half of colon cancer deaths in this country could have been prevented with proper colon cancer screening at the right times.” - Dr. Shani Woolard Clay

    “The first one [colonoscopy] is always the scariest.” - Dr. Shani Woolard Clay

    “45 is the new 50 to get your colonoscopies.” - Dr. Shani Woolard Clay

     

    About Dr. Shani Woolard Clay:

    Shani Woolard Clay, MD is a board-certified gastroenterologist practicing at Emory Healthcare in Jonesboro, GA. She grew up in Maryland and completed her undergraduate studies at Duke University and medical studies at University of Maryland School of Medicine. She subsequently went on to complete her internal medicine residency at University of Alabama-Birmingham Hospital and her gastroenterology fellowship at Emory University Hospital. 

    She sees general GI patients, with a special interest in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), colorectal cancer screening and gastroesophageal reflux disorder.

    Dr. Woolard is a member of the American Gastroenterology Association, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and American College of Gastroenterology.


     

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    Contact: Dr. Shani Woolard Clay, MD
    IG: @gastrodoc1211

    • 59 min
    S2 E9: Treating Insomnia

    S2 E9: Treating Insomnia

    To continue the conversation surrounding insomnia, Dr. Randy Hines II is telling all about how to treat insomnia. In this episode, you'll learn about the drug categories of the medications associated with treating insomnia along with how to use them. Here's what to expect from the episode:
     

    2:15 - Benzodiazepines, a.k.a "Benzos"

    4:35 - Commonly prescribed Z-drugs

    5:40 - Melatonin 

    6:30 - Antidepressants 

    7:15 - Antihistamines 

    10:30 - How to contact Dr. Randy 

     


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    • 11 min
    S2 E8: Healthy Sleep - A Total Breakdown of Insomnia

    S2 E8: Healthy Sleep - A Total Breakdown of Insomnia

    Do you have trouble falling asleep? Do you have trouble staying asleep? Get the help you need by going "on call" with Dr. Angela Holliday Bell, a Board Certified Physician and Certified Clinical Sleep Specialist and Coach to take a deep dive into Insomnia, its causes and treatments along with the health benefits of getting quality sleep. 
     
    5:32 - Finding the problem with sleep that needs to be solved

    9:20 - A breakdown of the sleep stages 

    13:15 - What is Insomnia?

    17:00 - Mental health disorders and Insomnia 

    20:11 - Bad sleep habits 

    25:15 - The role alcohol plays in Insomnia 

    29:25 - The health benefits with getting quality sleep 

    33:15 - Treatment options for Insomnia 

    41:25 - Cognitive behavioral therapy before medication 

    45:41 - The impact a spouse/partner has on sleep 

    50:45 - Dr. Holliday-Bell's solutions

    54:40 - Randy’s Random Questions 

     

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    Contact: Dr. Angela Holliday Bell: https://www.thesolutionissleep.com 
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    S2 E7: What You Need To Know Before Surgery: Tips from An Anesthesiologist.

    S2 E7: What You Need To Know Before Surgery: Tips from An Anesthesiologist.

    Do you know what you need to know before having surgery? How do anesthesiologists put you to sleep for surgery and how do they wake you up?  What happens when something goes wrong? Well these questions and more will be answered by board certified Dr. Steven Bradley. Here's what to expect from the episode:
     
    4:10 - The different levels of anesthesiology 

    13:07 - Steps to prepare patients for surgery

    22:50 - Case example

    34:15 - Cases of awareness during surgery and how to deal with it

    38:44 - What to do when someone crashes after waking up from anesthesia

    46:45 - The beginning of the Black Doctor's Podcast

    47:56 - How the military made Dr. Steven Bradley better

    53:35 - How to get in contact with Dr. Steven Bradley 

     

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    Contact: Dr. Steven Bradely: https://stevenbradleymd.com/ 
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    IG: @theblackdoctorspodcast
    Listen to: The Black Doctor's Podcast on Apple Podcasts

    • 56 min

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37 Ratings

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Dieting the Healthy Way

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