dr-raj-bio-profile.jpg
Dr. Roshini Raj
Roshini Raj, MD, is Health magazine’s medical editor and coauthor of What the Yuck?!. Board-certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine, Dr. Raj is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at New York University Medical Center, a contributor on the Today show, and a co-founder of the Tula skin care line.
Recent Posts By Dr. Roshini Raj

This Is Why Your Body Twitches When You Fall Asleep

These involuntary muscle spasms are actually very common—and harmless.

Read more

Can Eating a Big Meal Really Stretch Your Stomach?

Your stomach is an elastic organ, so when you take in a large volume of food, liquid, or air, it does expand to accommodate everything that’s put into it.

Read more

It Hurts to Put in Tampons. What’s Going On?

Health’s medical editor weighs in.

Read more

I Run By a Busy Highway. Is That Bad for My Lungs?

Air pollution is a health issue even when you’re not exercising, and a worse one when you are.

Read more

Can I Wear My Colored Contacts Every Day?

Yes, as long as they aren’t a random pair picked off the rack at the Halloween store.

Read more

There’s Undigested Food in My Poop. Should I Be Worried?

Many high-fiber foods, like corn, leafy greens, and certain nuts and grains, often pass through you only partially digested because the enzymes in your system don’t break them down fully.

Read more

There’s a Lump in My Armpit—Should I Be Worried?

Health’s medical editor weighs in.

Read more

This Is Why You’re Always Freezing, According to a Doctor

“I’m always cold, even when people around me aren’t. Why is that?”

Read more

Is Cryotherapy Safe?

Proponents claim that whole-body cryotherapy can burn hundreds of calories, reduce inflammation, speed recovery from workouts, and improve the appearance of cellulite.

Read more

This Is How Stress Dreams Affect Your Sleep

Do stress dreams interfere with the quality of your sleep?

Read more

Is It Possible to Get a Heart Attack From Having Sex?

Health’s medical editor weighs in.

Read more

Do Himalayan Salt Lamps Have Any Health Benefits?

Not to, um, dim your hopes, but it’s doubtful.

Read more

Thinking of Getting an IUD? Here’s What to Expect

(Besides very reliable birth control.)

Read more

What Going Gray Early Can Tell You About Your Health

Could an early gray hair actually be a bad sign for your health?

Read more

Can You Really Be Allergic to Wi-Fi?

I’ve read that people claim to be allergic to Wi-Fi. Is this a real thing?

Read more

Can Ovarian Cysts Actually Be Cancerous?

It’s possible, but here’s why you shouldn’t freak out.

Read more

Here’s Why You Really Need to Stop Worrying About Pooping at Work

Is bathroom stage fright bad for your health?

Read more

Advertisement

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,132,721 other followers

Powered by WordPress.com VIP