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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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 7m. Bisher sind 240 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast

What helps against heartburn?

We speak to Dr. Bertram Wiedenmann about the symptoms of acid reflux, such as heartburn, and when it's serious enough to see a doctor or if surgery is necessary. -


 2016-01-14  8m

Detecting and treating asthma

We talk to Dr. Ulrich Wahn about the causes of and therapies for chronic inflammatory disease of the airways, and how lifestyle changes can help sufferers prevent asthma attacks.


 2016-01-07  8m

Beware of Sugar: Professor Dr. Dr. Hans-Georg Joost warns against too many sweets

The head of the German Institute of Human Nutrition explains how dangerous sugar is to your health. German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke (DIFE) Arthur-Scheunert-Allee 114-116 14558 Nuthetal Germany


 2015-12-31  7m

Helping childless couples conceive

Dr. Heribert Kentenich talks about the causes of male and female infertility, and explains how reproductive medicine can help couples conceive. #null#


 2015-12-24  7m

Getting old while staying healthy

The aging process is pre-programmed in the genes. However, our behavior can still make a huge difference. Prof. Dr. Christoph Englert explains what’s new in research on aging. #null#


 2015-12-17  8m

Trauma therapy – what can help?

Disturbing images, noises, emotions and the physical effect of a traumatic experience can leave deep traces on the brain. Dr. Ingo Schäfer explains what exactly happens when someone is severely traumatized. Dr. Ingo Schäfer Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy University of Hamburg Medical Center Martinistr. 52 20246 Hamburg Email:


 2015-12-10  7m

Rare Disorders – Protracted Suffering

Quite often, the rarer the disease, the longer it takes to be diagnosed and correctly treated. Dr. Jürgen Schäfer explains how he tracks down the causes of mysterious symptoms. #null#


 2015-12-03  8m

How risky is anesthesia?

Anesthesia is one of medicine’s most valuable developments. Our studio guest, Dr. Christian Werner from Mainz University Medical Center, explains how anesthetics work and how patients can prepare for anesthesia. #null#


 2015-11-26  7m

The latest developments in cosmetic surgery

A younger-looking face, bigger breasts or fewer wrinkles: the possibilities of cosmetic surgery can seem endless. Dr. Gerhard Sattler discusses the latest developments in cosmetic surgery. #null#


 2015-11-19  7m

Controlling Diabetes

High blood sugar levels need to be treated, and a healthy lifestyle is also important. We’ll be finding out more on the topic from Martin Kuhlmann, our guest on In Good Shape this week.


 2015-11-12  7m