Dr. Mike Roizen and Dr. Mehmet Oz

Dr. Mike Roizen and Dr. Mehmet Oz

Doctors Mike Roizen and Mehmet Oz, authors of four New York Times #1 bestsellers on health, entertain and educate athletes on choices that can make a big difference to their sports performance. The YOU Docs' ninth New York Times bestseller, "YOU: The Owner’s Manual for Teens," was published in June.

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YOU Docs: Q&A on Addictions That Make You Look Old

Q: Does alcohol make you look younger? A: No, it doesn't. In fact, alcohol dehydrates the skin and increases the leakiness of capillaries, so m...

YOU Docs: Q&A on "Healthy" Addictions

Q: Is it possible to be addicted to something that's good for you? A: Absolutely. You can be addicted to reading, which means your dopamine sys...

YOU Docs: Q&A on Addiction Detox

Q: What is detox? A: Detox is a form of treatment that removes a person from a toxic substance to which he or she is addicted. Detox can be use...

YOU Docs: Q&A on Smoking and Losing Weight

Q: Doesn't smoking help me lose weight? Won't I gain weight when I quit tobacco? A: Contrary to what some believe, cigarettes do not speed up m...

YOU Docs: Q&A on Overcoming a Tobacco Addiction

Q: What are some helpful tips to overcome a tobacco addiction? A: Don't say no. Just say yes to a healthier option. Here's what we mean: when y...

YOU Docs: Tobacco and Athletic Performance

Forget what you've seen or heard about cool athletes using cigarettes. The truth is that great athletes do not use tobacco—their bodies simply c...

YOU Docs: Q&A on Testing for STIs

Q: How do I get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs)? A: When you have sex with someone, you're essentially having sex with everyo...

YOU Docs: Q&A on STIs

Q: What are the risks of sexually transmitted infections (STIs)? What are the different kinds? A: At least one in four teens having sex will pi...

YOU Docs: Q&A on Sex and Athletic Performance

Medicine is a no-embarrassment zone, so we're going to answer a question that's been sent to us repeatedly: does sex or masturbation affect athlet...

YOU Docs: Q&A on What Can I Do to Get Better Sleep?

Q: What can I do to get better sleep? A: Sleep in a cool, dark room to kick up melatonin production, a hormone that helps you sleep. Move la...