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Week of November 19, 2001

    Question:   I am a 33-year-old male. I do not smoke or drink. I am in good physical shape and I get around 6-9 hours of sleep a night. The last couple of years, I have been exhausted most of the time. I am having trouble staying focused at work because I am just plain wiped out. I feel like I could sleep for a month. But when I get home after work I seem to get a second wind and do not feel so tired. Could this be diet related or lack of something in my system?    Dr. McLaughlin's Answer


    Question:   I need some information on Micro Calcifications. I have these in my left breast and I want to know how they are treated.    Dr. McLaughlin's Answer


    Question:   Would you be able to tell me anything about Raymond's Phenomenon? I suffer excessive sweating during times when I am freezing cold (especially with my hands, feet and armpits). This name has been brought up to me and I would like some more information on the phenomenon's characteristics and if there are any medications or treatments available.    Dr. McLaughlin's Answer