Dr. Michael Roizen, MD

Bio

Michael F. Roizen, MD, a Sharecare Editorial Advisory member, is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Williams College, Alpha Omega Alpha graduate of the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, and is board certified in both Anesthesiology and Internal Medicine. In 2007 Dr. Roizen was named the Chief Wellness Officer (the first such position in a major healthcare institution in the United States) for Cleveland Clinic, and Chair of its Wellness Institute. Dr. Roizen co-founded RealAge and chairs its Scientific Advisory Board. He is 64 calendar years of age, but his RealAge is 44.3. He and Dr Oz have authored 8 NY Times bestsellers between them, and three separately, including 4 #1 NY Times Bestsellers, including RealAge, Are You As Young As You Can Be, YOU: The Owner’s Manual, YOU: On A Diet, the Owner’s Manual for Waist Management, and YOU Staying Young, the Owner’s Manual for Extending Your Warranty.

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  • Cleveland Clinic

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  • Michael Roizen, MD - Cleveland, OH - Internal Medicine
    Michael Roizen, MD answered:
    I know performing self-medical tests can be about as appealing as catheter insertion, but this one's easy. You can do it in just a minute, you can grade yourself, and you'll get the results immediately.

    The test? Briskly run up two flights of stairs or walk six blocks. That's it. If you can do...Read More
  • Michael Roizen, MD - Cleveland, OH - Internal Medicine
    Michael Roizen, MD posted a photo:
    There are plenty of easy ways to keep your "gut" clean. Read the article Dr. Oz and I wrote to find out how. http://bit.ly/1vnqcD0
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise may help older women avoid a condition that causes a life-threatening irregular heartbeat, a new study shows.

    Physically active postmenopausal women had a 10 percent lower risk of developing atrial fibrillation, compared to wom...Full Article

  • Michael Roizen, MD - Cleveland, OH - Internal Medicine
    Michael Roizen, MD answered:
    Health insurance plans come in more flavors than gelato. But luckily for sanity-loving people everywhere, they can all be sorted into four broad categories: indemnity plans (also called fee-for-service plans), point-of-service plans, health maintenance organizations (HMOs), and preferred provider...Read More
  • Michael Roizen, MD - Cleveland, OH - Internal Medicine
    Michael Roizen, MD answered:
    To figure out if you have CFS or fibromyalgia and tailor a treatment protocol to your case, take the free short "Online Program" at www.Vitality101.com or the RealAge Test. These computerized tests will analyze your symptoms to help you assess the most likely causes of your fatigue, and give you...Read More
  • Michael Roizen, MD - Cleveland, OH - Internal Medicine
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    Have you tried the sleep diet for you and your family? Check out article Dr. Oz and I wrote. http://bit.ly/1tgedWD
  • Michael Roizen, MD - Cleveland, OH - Internal Medicine
    Michael Roizen, MD answered:
    In the weight room at any coed gym, there's only one thing that smells worse than the sweat-the machismo. Guys bang out 300-pound bench presses, grunt like agitated bulls, and lift their shirts to see how well their abs resemble tire treads.

    Not every gym is like that, but there's always a fair share...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- About one in five patients with gallbladder pain don't have emergency surgery when they first need it, a new study finds.

    Most patients who require emergency gallbladder surgery are easily identified, but some present more of a challenge, the re...Full Article

  • Michael Roizen, MD - Cleveland, OH - Internal Medicine
    Michael Roizen, MD posted a photo:
    Read my article on how we are killing ourselves with habits we repeat over and over again. http://bit.ly/1sCnEmd
  • Michael Roizen, MD - Cleveland, OH - Internal Medicine
    Michael Roizen, MD answered:
    Continual exposure to any sound above 85 decibels can cause hearing loss. If you have to raise your voice to be heard by somebody else, the surrounding sound totals more than 85 decibels.

    Eight hours of exposure to 90 decibels or more can cause damage, and any exposure to sounds over 140 decibels...Read More
  • Michael Roizen, MD - Cleveland, OH - Internal Medicine
    Michael Roizen, MD posted a photo:
    Check out blog Dr. Oz and I wrote about vegetarians... http://bit.ly/Xd9NWB
  • Michael Roizen, MD - Cleveland, OH - Internal Medicine
    Michael Roizen, MD answered:
    To better understand cancer, think about your neighborhood. You have all kinds of neighbors-friendly ones, quiet ones, benevolent ones who shovel the snow on your sidewalk before you even wake up, eccentric ones who mow their lawns wearing black socks and sneakers. Most of your neighbors fit into this ca...Read More
  • Michael Roizen, MD - Cleveland, OH - Internal Medicine
    Michael Roizen, MD answered:
    Your muscles aren't the only thing to benefit when you curl a dumbbell or push against an elastic band. Resistance exercise can help strengthen your bones. How? Bone will form in lines of stress, so when muscles pull on the bones during weight-lifting or other resistance training, they stimulate the...Read More
  • Michael Roizen, MD - Cleveland, OH - Internal Medicine
    Michael Roizen, MD answered:
    In the weight room at any coed gym, there's only one thing that smells worse than the sweat-the machismo. Guys bang out 300-pound bench presses, grunt like agitated bulls, and lift their shirts to see how well their abs resemble tire treads.

    Not every gym is like that, but there's always a fair share...Read More
  • Michael Roizen, MD - Cleveland, OH - Internal Medicine
    Michael Roizen, MD posted a photo:
    Read this article Dr. Oz and I wrote about how making nutrition fun helps kids change. http://bit.ly/1tSXOL3