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.
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
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
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?
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 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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