In Good Shape talks with Dr. Tom Bschor from Berlin's Schlosspark Clinic about obsessive-compulsive disorder. The psychiatric expert treats patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder. He explains what triggers the condition and the best available...
Presbyopia is the normal loss of near focusing ability that occurs with age. You may become aware of presbyopia when you start holding books and newspapers at arm's length to be able to read them. A basic eye exam can confirm presbyopia. Watch thi...
Getting busy on Grindr? You might want to think about the little pill that could protect you from HIV infection. The HIV prevention pill isn't just for women. Guys, find out what you need to know.
Watch Dr KP Reddy, Ophthalmologist, Maxi Vision Eye Hospital, Hyderabad tells us all about the various symptoms of dry eye and how one can treat the Meibomian Gland Dysfunction, which is one of the leading causes of dry eye.
Amblyopia, popularly known as lazy eye, happens when the vision of one of your child's eyes doesn't develop like it should. It is a developmental problem in the nerve connecting the eye and brain. Amblyopia commonly starts when one eye has much be...
Meibomian glands are oil glands along the edge of the eyelids where the eyelashes are found. These glands make oil that is an important part of the eye's tears. Dr D Ramamurthy, Chairman of The Eye Foundation from Coimbatore, tells us how dry eyes...
A dermatologist and an optician explain how to protect our skin and our eyes from the blazing sun.
The world of healthy eating is a complex one to navigate. There are confusing labels, deceptive ads, and of course, your own food cravings! You need to be able to make a judgement call on whether a food really is healthy or not.
The most common cause of a cough is a respiratory tract infection, which is usually caused by a virus and may last from a few days to a week. Infections caused by the flu may take a little longer to clear up and may sometimes require antibiotics. ...
Are you looking for ways to boost your haemoglobin levels? Nutritionist Monisha Ashokan shares tips on what all you can consume to increase your iron levels and also the right way to do so.
When 26-year-old Katharina was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer, it turned her life upside down. But she did her best to stay positive.
Dry eyes is a common condition that occurs when your tears aren't able to provide adequate lubrication for your eyes. Tears can be inadequate for many reasons. Dr Arulmozhi Varman, Ophthalmologist from Uma Eye Clinic in Chennai, tells us ways to d...
A muscle strain, muscle pull, or even a muscle tear implies damage to a muscle. Learn more about what causes sprains and strains as well as how by following these simple tips by Dr Gita Prakash, you can prevent them.
The right foods before and after a workout can boost the results. Our Nutritionist from Nourish Me, shares some healthy food options you can choose from post your workout.
The month of July is observed as Dry Eye Awareness month. It's a major health concern in today's fast pace world & occurs when the eye does not produce tears properly or when the tears are not of the correct consistency & evaporate too quickly. Dr...
Professor Kristina Norman works at the German Institute of Human Nutrition and at the Charite University Hospital in Berlin, where she heads the department of nutrition and gerontology.
Makhanas, also called foxnuts, make for one of the tastiest snacks. Popularly used as fasting food, their health benefits outweigh those of dry fruits. Monisha Ashokan tells us all about them.
True to their colour, these purple to red coloured fruits are truly superfoods. They are powerful agents of good health and weight loss. Pooja Malhotra, Delhi based nutritionist, tells us all about them.
Gram flour, or sattu is undoubtedly the most underestimated Indian superfood. it has some very important nutritional properties leading to several health benefits. Monsiha Ashokan tells us all about this underrated superfood and the many ways you ...
Staying hydrated is important to keep going in this sweltering heat and maintaining good health. Here's a list of some healthy drinks one must have in the summers by our nutritionist Pooja Malhotra.
July month is observed as Dry Eye Awareness month. It's a major health concern in today's fast pace world & occurs when the eye does not produce tears properly or when the tears are not of the correct consistency & evaporate too quickly. This Dry ...
Activist and artist Isabel Idun talks about periods. Idun co-founded a collective in Berlin called "Crafts and Cramps". Using art and political action, the group hopes to break taboos about menstruation. Isabel Idun studied cultural management, ma...
No one wants dry, flaky skin, which is why these natural remedies for dry skin should be at the top of your 'beauty reads' list – and the bonus is that you probably have most of the products in your pantry already!
To help manage your blood sugar levels, try the following diet tips by our expert nutritionist Pooja Malhotra.
July month is observed as Dry Eye Awareness month. It's a major health concern in today's fast pace world and occurs when the eye does not produce tears properly or when the tears are not of the correct consistency and evaporate too quickly. In ma...
Menstruation is an essential part of women's monthly hormone cycle. A woman loses around 70 mm of blood during each period. The whole cycle lasts around 28 days.
Artist Sadat Nduhira helps women to sew their own sanitary pads. Feminine hygiene products are expensive, while rags or leaves are not reliable. The project enables girls to continue attending school when they have their period.
Menstruation is a crucial biological process. Despite this, strange myths about periods still prevail around the world - in some cases being used to oppress women. In many cultures, women are considered unclean during menstruation.
Professor Heiko Krude heads Berlin's Charite Hospital Center for Rare Diseases. He speaks with In Good Shape's Dr. Carsten Lekutat about the difficulties patients with rare diseases face, as well as new diagnostic techniques.
Is there a collective fear of taking time off to rest and recover? Health24 took to the streets to find out.
Dr Grewal, CEO, Grewal Eye Institute in Chandigarh, tells us all about dry eye, its causes and types.
Losing weight and body fat is a process that requires lots of hard work and commitment. But to make it happen the healthiest, fastest way possible you also need a little inside info from the people who've been there, done that...
Dr. Michael Schenk treats patients suffering from pain. He discusses the most effective treatment options.
Looking to improve your skin tone and bring that glow back? Look no further than the Carbon Spectra treatment. Dr Jaishree Sharad, Celebrity Cosmetic Dermatologist, tells us all about it.
Men are dying six years earlier than women. To end off Men's Health Awareness Month, we decided to put Mzansi men to the (health) test.
Summer is here and as you get ready to have all the fun in the sun, do not forget how those extra hours in the sun can impact your skin. Here are some summer skin care tips you must follow this season by Celebrity Cosmetic Dermatologist, Dr Jaishr...
International Yoga Day is on June 21 and was first celebrated in 2015. The goal of the annual event is to make yoga more widely known worldwide. The ancient Indian practice has proven health benefits for body and mind.
Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) may be one of the most common eye problems one has heard of and is often the underlying cause of dry eyes. Dr Rushad Shroff, Medical Director and Consultant, Shroff Eye Centre, tells us how we can treat MGD.
We all pay attention to expiry dates on food, but how often do you consider the freshness of the beauty products you use? The dangers of using expired face creams go further than simply being less effective and can be more serious than you realise.
Dr. Carsten Lekutat answers viewers' questions on medical problems. This time, it's all about the hormone melatonin which regulates our sleep.
Farhad Djabbari has been practicing yoga for a long time and has introduced many students to the benefits of the ancient practice. In Good Shape host Carsten Lekutat got the instructor to show him some poses.
Dry eyes is a common condition that occurs when your tears are unable to provide adequate lubrication for the eyes. What is the cause and how can you treat them? Watch Dr Nitin Deshpande, Director at the Shree Ramakrishna Netralaya, tell us all ab...
Angela Bachfeld offers courses in becoming happy. Carsten Lekutat went to find out what it is all about.
There are some easy changes you can make to tone and trim your tummy. Eat healthily most of the time, implement these changes and you should start to see results!
Blood is our body's delivery service. It flows continuously through our veins and provides nutrients to our cells. In Good Shape reveals the most important facts about the 'liquid organ'.
The Fertility Center Berlin helps woman to fulfill their dream of having a child. Carsten Lekutat talks to reproductive health expert Heribert Kentenich.
Flu season is here, and we put South Africans to the test with their understanding of the flu shot.
In Good Shapes talks to Dr. Rudolf Tauber at Labor Berlin about blood tests and what physicians can learn from them. Dr. Claudia Vollbrecht from the Charite Hospital in Berlin explains the advantages of a liquid biopsy in analyzing tumor cells.