Irritated eyes? Puffy face? Actress Debra Messing reveals her red carpet beauty secrets to soothe your most aggravating allergy symptoms. Then, learn the best ways to reduce your risk of breast cancer. Plus, unexpected hot spots for germs, and more!
Emmy Award-winning actress Debra Messing, best known for her roles on Will and Grace and Smash, joins The Doctors to reveal a health problem she has battled for years, and to share simple tips for beating back the symptoms.
Besides being a full-time mom, activist and soon-to-be Broadway star in John Patrick Shanley's Outside Mullingar, Debra is also an allergy sufferer, who has fought multiple allergies for years. At one point, she experienced such serious symptoms on the set of the movieThe Wedding Date, that production halted until she could recover.
"I had an allergy attack," Debra explains. "My eyes just started weeping, they turned red, they got puffy, my throat closed, and I sounded like a mix between Kermit the Frog and Brenda Vaccaro!"
Dr. Berman's Health Scare In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, one of our Doctors reveals her personal history with the disease.
Urologist Dr. Jennifer Berman's mother and sister were both diagnosed with breast cancer, and now, Dr. Berman faces every day with the knowledge that she may receive the same diagnosis .
"I'm trying to come from the space of 'I’m healthy. (I try to have) positive affirmations, not only about my health but in everything I do, and that's the best that I can do," Dr. Berman explains. "Because I'm not gonna be consumed by worry and obsessing that I’m gonna get cancer, you know? I was in that mindset, and it's taken me a long time to shift."
Follow Dr. Berman as she has an in-depth breast exam with breast surgeon Dr. Kristi Funk, and watch as she receives some unexpected results .
Your Hair or Your Life? Asha Mandela is the Guinness World Record holder for having the world's longest dreadlocks. With pieces ranging in length from 19 to 55 feet, and with a weight of 39 pounds, Asha's hair is her "baby" that she carries in a sling around her back and buckles into the front passenger seat of her car.
Recently, however, Asha chose her hair over her health , when she was diagnosed with colon cancer. Doctors recommended chemotherapy, but Asha refused because she didn’t want her hair to fall out.
"My hair is me and my identity,” Asha explains. "It’s like I gave birth to this, so it's very important. And I couldn't give up one for the other. So, I chose the hair over chemo."
Shocking Things Dirtier Than Your Toilet! If you had to pick one place in your house that is most in need of a good cleaning, would you pick the toilet? Think again! Surprisingly, the toilet is one of the least germy areas in a home.
Get down and dirty with The Doctors, as they reveal five even filthier things you could be touching right now!