The BEST episodes of Ask The Doctor

Every episode of Ask The Doctor ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Ask The Doctor!

Ask the Doctor is an innovative, fun, and exploratory factual series that addresses the state of the nation's health, the latest in medical treatments and the future of healthcare as we know it.

Last Updated: 12/9/2022Network:ABC (AU)
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Stress Relief
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#1 - Stress Relief

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/30/2018

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Immunity Wars
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1 votes

#2 - Immunity Wars

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/6/2018

Fitness
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1 votes

#3 - Fitness

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/13/2018

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Food (Part 1)
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1 votes

#4 - Food (Part 1)

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/25/2019

In part one of a two-part special, Caroline convinces volunteers to road-test four popular diets: Keto, Paleo, 5/2 and Flexitarian, Sandro examines which milks are healthiest, Shalin investigates if going gluten-free is safe.

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Food (Part 2)
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#5 - Food (Part 2)

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/2/2019

In part-two, Caroline's diet experiment reveals spectacular weight-loss, along with worrying health implications. Shalin lifts the lid on fats and oils and Sandro navigates Australia's confusing food labelling system.

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Loneliness
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1 votes

#6 - Loneliness

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/9/2019

Being lonely is the silent health crisis deadlier than obesity. The doctors explore why and give advice on how to make new friendships that last.

Modern Life
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1 votes

#7 - Modern Life

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/16/2019

The doctors reveal which complimentary therapies actually work, when to get screened for cancer and how to create nutritious lunchboxes.

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Antibiotics
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1 votes

#8 - Antibiotics

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/23/2019

Shalin risks his life eating street food in a superbug hotspot, and Caroline examines one of the greatest threats to mankind - antibiotic resistance.

Heart
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1 votes

#9 - Heart

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 7/30/2019

Heart disease is the number one killer world-wide. The team expose the hidden danger lurking in processed foods, demonstrate life-saving CPR, and reveal a surprising rehabilitation program for heart attack survivors. (Final)

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Alcohol Risks
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1 votes

#10 - Alcohol Risks

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/16/2018

Genes
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8.50
4 votes

#11 - Genes

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/4/2017

Dr Shalin has the confronting experience of having his genomes sequenced. What will the test reveal about the future of his health?

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Pain
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8.33
3 votes

#12 - Pain

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/13/2017

This week we discover why pain is one of the most common reasons we visit the doctor and see how recent research is shaking up our understanding of how it works.

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Diet
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4 votes

#13 - Diet

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/23/2017

Like many Aussies Dr Shalin believes he is lactose intolerant. He wants to know if there any health risks to giving up dairy. While, Dr Sandro heads to the country to find out how our diet could be used to treat depression.

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Gut
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8.00
3 votes

#14 - Gut

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/11/2017

The doctors investigate the role our digestive system plays in our health, Dr Sandro reveals what the contents of our gut looks like and which body functions are supported by the 40 trillion-or-so microbes that live there.

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Alcohol
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8.00
3 votes

#15 - Alcohol

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/20/2017

This episode looks at alcohol. Australians have always used alcohol to celebrate just about everything but our doctors are investigating the enormous impact drinking is having on our health.

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Sleep
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7.67
3 votes

#16 - Sleep

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/30/2017

Discover why sleep is imperative for healing, staving off disease and brain function. Dr Shalin heads to the sleep clinic and finds out why we snore, if it's bad for our health, and most importantly, is there a cure?

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Exercise
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7.67
3 votes

#17 - Exercise

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/27/2017

With more than two thirds of Aussies not doing the recommended amount of exercise, sitting has become the new smoking. Sandro checks out the 7-minute work out & Renee looks at the link between exercise & mental wellbeing.

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Senses
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7.67
3 votes

#18 - Senses

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/25/2017

The Doctors explore our senses - Dr Shalin finds out why hearing deteriorates with age; Dr Sandro busts some myths about improving your eyesight; and Dr Renee explores the link between smell & memory.

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Cold and Flu
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7.50
4 votes

#19 - Cold and Flu

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/18/2017

In this episode, we're helping you to fight off colds & flu. Dr Sandro reveals which home remedies work & which ones don't. Dr Shalin finds out what the difference is between colds & flu and what we can do to prevent them.

Allergies
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7.33
3 votes

#20 - Allergies

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/6/2017

This week we look at allergies, Dr Sandro discovers what life is like for kids living with severe food allergies and checks out a world-first Australian trial to cure peanut allergy.

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Obesity
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4 votes

#21 - Obesity

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/16/2017

Dr Renee wants to know why the majority of people that diet and lose weight put it back on. While Dr Sandro opens our eyes to the hidden environmental triggers that encourage us to eat too much.

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Sex
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7.00
3 votes

#22 - Sex

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 8/1/2017

Doctor Shalin uncovers the extent of male infertility in Australia, Doctor Sandro reveals the raw truth about sexual disease in our communities and Doctor Renee explores the various contraceptives available to women. (Final)

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Sugar
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#23 - Sugar

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/2/2018

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Ageing Well
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#24 - Ageing Well

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/9/2018

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