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The ”in good shape” studio discussion: each week we invite an expert to the studio to talk about issues concerning health and well-being. Topics include alternative or conventional medicine, exercise, nutrition and wellness. That and more on ”in good shape” every week on DW-TV.



STIs - talking to our expert

In Good Shape speaks with Dr. Viviane Bremer about sexually transmitted diseases at the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin. She is an expert on HIV and other STIs, and she explains how to best protect yourself from becoming infected and how the diseases can be treated.



Eating disorders - what the experts say

Martina Hartmann works at Berlin's Dick & Dünn advisory center for people with eating disorders. Dr. Christian Thiele is a specialist in psychosomatic medicine and psychotherapy, and he's medical director of the Theodor-Wenzel-Werk clinic in Berlin.



An interview with a pain specialist

Dr. Christine Hampel tells us about the most effective treatments for chronic pain. She's head of the pain clinic at a Berlin hospital.



Treating eye problems

When our eyesight starts to fail, eye disease could be the cause. We talk to Prof. Antonia Joussen of Berlin’s Charité Hospital about the progression of various diseases and the treatments that are available.


 2019-01-03  8m

Exercise and motivation - the expert's opinion

Why we all need to stop making excuses and start exercising: In Good Shape Fit talks fitness and motivation with sports psychologist Prof. Ralf Brand from the University of Potsdam.


 2018-12-27  8m

Dental phobia - The expert's view

In Good Shape talks to dentist Stephan Ziegler about oral hygiene, the causes of dental phobia and how it can be managed.


 2018-12-20  8m

Where is hygiene particularly important?

We talk to Dr. Tobias Kramer from the Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine in Berlin about washing your hands properly; and about the hotbed of bacteria in every home - the kitchen.


 2018-12-06  8m

Drugs - Our studio guest interview

In Good Shape talks to emergency room doctor and drug researcher, Dr. Andrea Zeuch. She explains the effects of various drugs, as well as the dangers, and discusses the best methods for reducing your risk of addiction


 2018-11-22  10m

Parkinson’s disease - our interview

Neurologist Patricia Krause and tai chi instructor Mirko Lorenz explain why movement and exercise helps Parkinson’s patients. What types of movement are best?


 2018-11-15  6m

Smartphone addiction - we talk to an expert

Computer and media scientist Alexander Markowetz has been examining the issue of excessive smartphone use. He explains how smartphone addiction starts, what long-term effects it can have and what can be done to counteract them.


 2018-11-08  8m