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Am I Going to Die?
16 minutes | Dec 23, 2019
19 - Am I Going to Die From Trying to Understand Insurance?!?
Deductables. Copayments. Premiums..What does all of this mean?? This week Melissa interviews Roni Elder, Health Insurance Verfication Specialist to get the details of how this insuracne thing works. Am I Going To Die!?! is hosted by Melissa Moritz biweekly.
22 minutes | Nov 14, 2019
18 - Am I Going to Die from a Sinus Infection?!?
Ever experienced headaches, congestion, mucus drainage or pain in your face? It sounds like you've had a sinus infection. They can be long-lasting and inconvient. This week Melissa interviews Dr. Johnny Won who has over 20 years of ENT experience. Am I Going To Die!?! is hosted by Melissa Moritz biweekly.
17 minutes | Nov 1, 2019
17 - Am I Going to Die From Tinnitus?!?
Do you constantly hear a buzzing, ringing or swishing sound? If could be due to ear wax or a sign of something else. About 20% of people worldwide are affected by tinnitus. This week we talked with Dr. Michael Goforth who also has tinnitus. Am I Going To Die!?! is hosted by Melissa Moritz biweekly.
18 minutes | Sep 23, 2019
16 - Am I Going To Die From Falling?
Did you know a simple thing like a hearing aid can reduce the chances of falling drastically? Falls are the leading cause of death in the elderly community and can also be a symptom of more problems. This week we invited Dr. Sheila Pack, Au.D. to discuss falls, balance and the chances of dying from it. Am I Going To Die!?! is hosted by Melissa Moritz weekly.
18 minutes | Aug 28, 2019
15 - Am I Going To Die From This Semester?
Whether you're in 8th grade or college, school can become overwhelming. In this week's episode, special guest , Nate Setka shares key tips on how to have a productive, successful semester. Am I Going To Die!?! is hosted by Melissa Moritz weekly.
17 minutes | Aug 22, 2019
13- Am I Going to Die from Vaping?
If you have thought about trying to kick a smoking habit, you’re not alone! Nearly seven out of 10 smokers say they want to stop. You might be tempted to turn towards electronic cigarettes or vape pens to help ease the transition from smoking traditional cigarettes to not smoking at all but is smoking e-cigarettes better for you than using tobacco products? Can e-cigarettes help you to stop smoking once and for all? In this episode of Am I Going To Die, Melissa Moritz and Physician Assistant, Keevil Helmly of the ENT Institute, share the truth about vaping.
12 minutes | Aug 15, 2019
14 - Am I Going To Die From Lupus?
Do you or someone you know suffer from Lupus? Do you not quite understand it? In this weeks episode we speak with Jamie Leet, a survivor of Lupus who fills us in on what it's like to live with it and how we can help our friends and love ones who also deal with the sturggles of Lupus on a day to day basis. AIGTD is hosted by Melissa Moritz weekly.
22 minutes | Aug 15, 2019
12- Am I Going to Die from Opioids?
The addiction that stems from the misuse of opioids, including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic opioids is a serious national crisis that affects public health. In this episode of Am I Going To Die, Dr. Gallups and Melissa Moritz take a look at the common myths associated with the use of opioids and problems that can follow.
20 minutes | Aug 8, 2019
11- Am I Going to Die from Allergies?
This episode explores if it is possible to die from seasonal allergies. Allergy season is year-round for most people in Georgia! It's important to know the facts! Dr. Gallups and Melissa debunk common myths using the science and medicine behind the issue as well as their personal experiences.
23 minutes | Aug 1, 2019
10- Am I Going to Die from the Flu?
Every year the flu infects between 9.3 and 49 million people every year! Today our hosts discuss the myths and facts behind the flu epidemic!
18 minutes | Jul 25, 2019
9- Am I Going to Die from Cotton Swabs?
It’s a satisfying feeling when you finally rid your ears of that unwanted wax. Cotton swabs are a common household item used to clear earwax from your ears. However, there are more risks than you might realize! In this episode of Am I Going To Die, Dr. Sheila Pack and Melissa Moritz take a look at the common myths associated with the use of Q-Tips and serious issues associated.
26 minutes | Jul 18, 2019
8- Am I Going to Die from a Concussion?
What is a concussion? A concussion is a traumatic brain injury, or damage to the brain, that affects your brain’s function. Concussions are usually caused by impact to the head, a fall, or being shaken violently. You DO NOT have to hit your head to suffer from a concussion.This week our hosts discuss the myths behind concussions and how to prevent and treat them.
15 minutes | Jul 11, 2019
7- Am I Going to Die from a Broken Heart?
Did you know there is a condition called Broken Heart Syndrome? Can it kill you? This week's episode explores the facts around the term "broken heart" in addition to heart healthy habits!
23 minutes | Jul 3, 2019
6- Am I Going to Die from Alcohol?
Fourth of July parties are usually accompanied with barbeque and beer, are you aware of the effects alcohol can have on you? Do you know if it is possible to die from alcohol?How long does it take to sober up? Does a high tolerance for alcohol mean I'm an alcoholic? Our hosts tackle these questions and more in this week's episode of Am I Going to Die?
17 minutes | Jun 27, 2019
5- Am I Going to Die from Tanning Beds?
A tan, whether you get it on the beach, in a bed, or through incidental exposure, tans are caused by harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun or tanning lamps, and if you have one, you’ve sustained skin cell damage. No matter what you may hear at tanning salons, the cumulative damage caused by UV radiation can lead to premature skin aging (wrinkles, lax skin, brown spots, and more), as well as skin cancer. In fact, people who first use a tanning bed before age 35 increase their risk for melanoma by 75 percent. Listen to this episode of Am I Going To Die where our hosts take a look at the facts about the dangers of tanning and how to get a bronzed glow without risking your health.
15 minutes | Jun 20, 2019
4- Am I Going to Die from Yoga?
Derived from the Sanskrit word “Yuji,” meaning yoke or union, yoga is an ancient practice that brings together mind and body. It incorporates breathing exercises, meditation and poses designed to encourage relaxation and reduce stress. Practicing yoga is said to come with many benefits for both mental and physical health, though not all of these benefits have been backed by science, listen to this episode of Am I Going To Die with our hosts Dr. Gallups and Melissa Moritz as they look at the common myths associated with the art of yoga and the dangers that can occur.
24 minutes | Jun 11, 2019
3- Am I Going to Die from an Ear Infection?
In this episode, Melissa Moritz and her guest host Dr. Jeffrey Gallups discuss swimmers ear, how to treat ear infections, the benefits of antibiotics, and more.
18 minutes | Jun 10, 2019
2- Am I Going to Die from Sunscreen?
In this episode, Melissa Moritz and her guest host Dr. Sheila Pack discuss the facts and myths behind sunscreen, mineral vs chemical sunscreen, and even ways to protect your hair from the sun!
20 minutes | Jun 10, 2019
1- Am I Going To Die from a Summer Body?
In this episode, Melissa Moritz and her guest host Nathan M. Setka discuss the dangers (and benefits!) of working to acheive the perfect summer body.
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