Category: General Health

4 Steps to Help Prevent Heart Attacks in Women

What’s the #1 killer of women? Not cancer. Not COVID-19. It’s heart disease. Heart disease and its complications account for about 20% of all female deaths in the United States. To get people thinking and talking about this, the American Heart Association has named February 5 National Wear Red for Women’s Heart Health Day. But […]

Thyroid Disease Can Affect Your Feet

Dr. Kenneth R. Wilhelm of Clifton Foot & Ankle Center would like our patients in Fairfax County and northern Virginia to know that January is Thyroid Awareness Month. The thyroid gland is in your neck, but it can have a great deal to do with your feet. The thyroid gland and the pituitary gland (located […]

The Benefits of Mind-Body Exercises

Imagine having the tools to get through each day with less pain, increased strength and flexibility, decreased anxiety, and a general sense of well-being. Well, studies show those tools exist in the form of exercise – in particular, mind-body exercises like yoga and tai-chi. Mind-body exercises combine slow and controlled body movements with mental focus […]

5 Thanksgiving Tips for the Diabetic

Navigating the Thanksgiving table has always been a challenge for people with diabetes. Many will find it more challenging this year because of the pandemic. They’re more stressed – and fighting the urge to stress-eat! They haven’t been exercising as much because the gym is closed or too crowded for comfort. Maybe they’ve put on […]

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