Hypertension is a major risk factor in the development of many heart and circulatory disease. In Good Shape went to visit a cardiologist to talk about why the condition is affecting more and more people in the modern world, and what can be done to tackle it. Also: when wisdom teeth have to be pulled, and new help for people with Tourette syndrome.
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Alcohol - a substance to be savored or the world’s most widespread poison? This week, In Good Shape talks about dependency with an expert on alcohol addiction and therapies used to treat it. Also on the show: treating bladder infections without antibiotics, the dangers of altitude sickness and a new treatment for lesions in the small intestine.