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Do you love your feet? Dr. Reilly discusses how the feet are the foundation of the body and why their health and wellbeing is so important. From nail fungus to heel pain to Morton’s neuroma and bunions, Dr. Reilly discusses how to prevent and treat all of the above.
Do you know your risk for heart disease? It’s the #1 leading cause of death among women (and men). Dr. Tsai is an internal medicine physician who specializes in cardiovascular disease prevention. Here she talks about women’s unique symptoms and nontraditional risk factors and what we can control in terms of preventing cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Tsai also answers questions about hypertension, heart palpitations, exercise, and weight as they relate to heart disease.
Are your bones brittle? It is possible to build bone strength and avoid fractures as we age. Dr. Wu discusses how we can optimize our bone health, giving practical tips for how to incorporate bone-healthy changes into your lifestyle including which type of calcium and vitamin D to take.
Dr. Wu also talks about medications to help slow bone loss and how to prevent breast cancer from spreading to bones.
Is your brain working at its best? Dr. Huberman talks about how to keep your entire nervous system—including the brain, eyes, spinal cord, and neurons—healthy and functioning optimally. He gives specific daily behavioral tools so you can raise the overall health of your nervous system.
Dr. Huberman also answers questions about what we can do to improve learning and focus, lessen procrastination, and detect Alzheimer’s early.
Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is the most common irregular heart rhythm, with about 1 in 4 Americans expected to develop the condition in their lifetime. It can cause heart palpitations and fatigue, and increase your risk of stroke, heart failure, and death.
February is Black History Month and National Heart Month. The connection between the two cannot be ignored. This is because Black Americans disproportionately experience heart disease risk factors like high blood pressure, diabetes, and obesity.
California’s massive wildfires bring a host of health concerns. In a Q&A, Kari Nadeau and Mary Prunicki of the Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research at Stanford discuss the threats posed by air pollution from the fires.
In this video, Stanford Medicine's Eric A. Weiss, M.D., professor of surgery (emergency medicine), discusses this year's powerful flu strain, the symptoms of influenza, and what you can do to prevent an infection.
HIFU stands for “high-intensity focused ultrasound.” It is a minimally-invasive procedure which uses sound waves, instead of surgery or radiation, to image and destroy prostate cancers. HIFU uses precise and focused ultrasound energy to target the diseased cells of the prostate. The ultrasonic sound waves heat and eliminate the cancer cells, keeping the healthy tissues of the prostate intact.
Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is an abnormal heart rhythm that can cause heart palpitations and fatigue. At Stanford, our electrophysiologists are internationally renowned for caring for people with this common arrhythmia.
Watch our panel of Stanford Medicine doctors discuss AFib symptoms, treatments, and prevention techniques.
Celiac disease is a complex autoimmune inflammatory disorder of your intestine. It is trigged by the protein gluten, which is found in wheat, barely, or rye. Celiac disease can injure the lining of your small intestine over time, where you absorb a lot of important nutrients. Stanford Health Care offers a team of specialized experts to help control celiac disease. Learn more at https://stanfordhealthcare.org/medical-clinics/celiac-disease-program.html.