Varicose veins most often occur in the legs. Not just a cosmetic issue, left untreated they can pose a serious health risk. We speak to vascular specialist Dr Ingo Flessenkämper about how best to treat them. Also on the show: why women are choosing to freeze their egg cells, the truth about getting a good night's sleep and facts about saliva.
Exercise can slow the aging process, not only physically but also mentally.
According to a British study, a mere five minutes of exercise in a green space can measurably boost well-being, self-esteem and mental health.
Studies show that work-related stress can be bad for your heart. You can't avoid it, but you can do something to compensate for it in your leisure time.
These days people don't move much when they travel. Hours of sitting in cars, buses or airplanes can lead to a leaden feeling in your legs, caused by the blood flow slowing down considerably.
A fish bone stuck in your throat can be pretty frightening. We've got tips on how to dislodge one.
In Good Shape is the weekly health show on DW, covering all aspects of health care: what’s new in medical treatment, alternative medicine, wellness and fitness – as well as nutrition and beauty. In our studio interview we discuss topics in-depth with specialists, and offer you opportunities to pose your own questions.