Pulmonary specialist Dr. Thomas Hering talks about treatments to relieve COPD and triggers to be avoided. Avoiding smoking, smog and open fires in the home do a lot to keep your lungs healthy.
The best therapy for lung diseases like COPD is to stop smoking. We want you, our viewers, to tell us: Do you smoke? Are you content to keep on puffing or have you kicked the habit once and for all? Or have you always been a non-smoker?
The flowing movements used in the Chinese martial art of t'ai chi ch'uan can relieve pain and improve mobility, Tai chi is even said have some advantages over physiotherapy in treating arthritic knees.
Vitamins are essential to our health. People who eat a balanced diet shouldn't need to take supplements. But what happens if we do take too many of them?
Athlete’s foot, which is a fungal infection of the skin, is more likely to arise when skin is irritated or injured.
TV shows can be highly informative – “In Good Shape,” for example. But TV is best watched in moderation - for the sake of your arteries.
Deodorants are supposed to help combat sweating. But do they really tackle the problem completely? Yes and no, say dermatologists.
Plaque is more stubborn than some people might imagine. It is especially prevalent in those places that your brush cannot reach. Just brushing is therefore not sufficient.
In Good Shape is the weekly health show on DW, covering all aspects of health care: what’s new in medical treatment, alternative medicine, wellness and fitness – as well as nutrition and beauty. In our studio interview we discuss topics in-depth with specialists, and offer you opportunities to pose your own questions.