No one hesitates to say to a friend,” I have a cough I’m concerned about,” “I’m not sleeping very well lately,” or “I ‘m a little worried about my swollen ankles.” But when was the last time you admitted to a someone, “I think I have a UTI,” or “I’ve been losing my hair” or “I get awful bloating when I get my period”?
That’s why Physician and Health Expert Dr. Yael Vernado is here with to tackle those taboo topics that desperately need to be out in the open. Not just because hard-to-discuss topics may indicate a more serious problem, but because often it’s the embarrassing medical challenges that make the biggest difference in the quality of your day-to-day life.
Dr. Yael Varnado, known as “Dr. V” is a practicing physician at The Johns Hopkins Hospital with over a decade of experience. Dr V is a regular medical guest on CNN, The Dr. Oz Show, Fox, Today, NBC, CBS, Women's Health, Shape and many more. Dr V's professional medical highlights include conducting and publishing breast cancer research and founding a non-profit organization focused on providing healthcare to undeserved populations, among many other accomplishments. In addition to working as a physician, Dr V is a wife, a mother, and a friend to women and men with questions and concerns about their well being.