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Healthy Bodies

As everyone knows, maintaining a healthy lifestyle includes exercise. But exercising regularly can be challenging for a variety of reasons. Find tips and suggestions for helping you achieve your health goals while staying active and energized.

 

Understanding High Blood Pressure

Understanding High Blood Pressure

We’re all familiar with getting our blood pressure checked during a visit to the doctor – the inflatable cuff that slides around our upper arm and gives it a “squeeze.” Unless we’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressur...
2/02/2018 | Understanding High Blood Pressure

RED-S Syndrome: What Athletes Need to Know

RED-S Syndrome: What Athletes Need to Know

It’s not uncommon for athletes to watch what they eat, but consuming too few calories for their activity level can trigger a serious condition called Relative Energy Deficiency in Sports (RED-S) syndrome, or what’s more commonly known as ...
1/26/2018 | RED-S Syndrome: What Athletes Need to Know

Is it Influenza or an Influenza-Like Illness?

Is it Influenza or an Influenza-Like Illness?

Sore throat, fever, cough – must be the flu, right? Maybe and maybe not. It could be an influenza-like illness. The differences can be confusing - and lead to some misconceptions - but they are important. UW Health family medicine physicia...
1/25/2018 | Is it Influenza or an Influenza-Like Illness?

Where Have Your Resolutions Gone?

Where Have Your Resolutions Gone?

January 17 is Ditch Your New Year's Resolutions Day, at least according to the internet. Fitness chains around the country are beginning to see a drop-off in member check-ins. UW Health Fitness Center manager Jackie Kuta-Bangsberg has noticed it...
1/17/2018 | Where Have Your Resolutions Gone?

How Much Vitamin D Do You Really Need?

How Much Vitamin D Do You Really Need?

How much vitamin D do you need to ensure strong, healthy bones? Unfortunately, there isn’t an easy answer. “It’s incredibly controversial,” says Neil Binkley, MD, a UW Health geriatrician and internationally recognized re...
11/15/2017 | How Much Vitamin D Do You Really Need?

 

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