Feature Interview (13:10) – Chicago Psychiatrist Dr. Joshua Williams talks about why pornography might be the strongest form of drug addiction known, how viewing pornography changes the anatomy and chemistry of the brain, and how doctors and families can work together against the addiction.
Also in this episode:
News (0:45) – Married people are less likely to be diagnosed with dementia (jnnp.bmj.com/content/early/2017…0/jnnp-2017-316274) and people with positive attitudes and beliefs are less likely to be diagnosed with dementia (doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0191004)
Preventive Medicine Tip (6:25) – Fluoride for Kids (www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/)
Medical Trivia (Answer at 40:20) – According to the GoodRx website, as of September 17, 2017, what is the most dispensed prescription medication in the United States? Hint: It’s used to treat a disease that is 10x more common in women than men.
1 Levothyroxine (Synthroid, Levoxyl) – hypothyroidism
2 Atorvastatin (Lipitor) – high cholesterol
3 Lisinopril (Prinvil, Zestril) – high blood pressure & heart failure
4 Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen (Vicodin, Norco) – pain
5 Amolodipine (Norvasc) – high blood pressure & angina
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