Prescribed Listening is a podcast from The University of Toledo Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio. Medical providers from UTMC provide insight into their medical specialties.
Does Cholesterol Really Count/How to Lower Blood Pressure?
Two of the top Googled Health Questions from the last few years are: "does cholesterol really count " and "how to lower blood pressure?"
Our host Chrissy Billau asks Primary Care Physician, Dr. Kevin Phelps, what can you do to change your blood pressure and cholesterol numbers, what are the risks if your numbers are high, and how lifestyle medicine can change your life.
You can schedule an appointment with Dr. Kevin Phelps at 419.383.5555.
How to Relieve Constipation/ Should I go Gluten-Free?
Two of the top Googled Health Questions from the last few years are "how to relieve constipation" and "should I go gluten-free?"
How do you find relief, and should more people be avoiding gluten for their gut health? Our host Chrissy Billau talks to Dr. Benjamin Hart who works in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at UTMC what you can do if you or your kids are constipated, who needs to be on a gluten-free diet, how gluten reacts in your body, and when you need to see a doctor about constipation.
You can schedule an appointment with Dr. Benjamin Hart at 419.383.6105.
Why Can't I Sleep?
One of the top Googled health questions from the last two years is, "why can't I sleep?"
Our host Chrissy Billau asks Dr. Andre Aguillon, a specialist in sleep medicine at UTMC, how to get good sleep as an adult and a child, if naps are helpful, how to calm your brain before bed, and recommended school start times for children and how it impacts their sleep.
You can schedule an appointment with Dr. Andre Aguillon at the University of Toledo Medical Center by calling 567-420-1600.
Are Short Workouts Worth it?
One of the top Googled health questions is, "are short workouts worth it?"
Will a 10-minute workout into your busy schedule produce any progress on your fitness journey? Our host Chrissy Billau asks UTMC Physical Therapists Joe Dietrich DPT, ATC, and Tyler Schinharl PT, DPT, where you can start your exercise journey if you aren't sure, recommended workouts, the best time of day to work out, how to avoid injuring yourself during a workout and how to come back from an injury.
You can schedule an appointment with Joe Dietrich and Tyler Schinharl at the UTMC Regency Clinic at (419) 383-5040.
What Causes Kidney Stones?
One of the top Googled health questions from the last few years is, "what causes kidney stones?"
Our host, Chrissy Billau, talks to Dr. Ahmed El-Zawahry from The University of Toledo Medical Center's Urology Department about what to watch for with kidney stones, how much water you should be drinking, UTIs, and the color and smell of your urine.
You can schedule an appointment with Dr. Ahmed El-Zawahry at the University of Toledo Medical Center by calling the Department of Urology at 419.383.3578.
Can you be Fat and Healthy/ How Many Calories Should I Eat?
Two of the top Googled health questions from the last few years are: "can you be fat and healthy," and "how many calories should I be eating?"
Can you be what some might consider "fat" and healthy at the same time? Our host Chrissy Billau asks Registered Dietician Julie Smith, who works with UTMC Bariatric Surgery, what the risks of being too skinny or obese, signs of an eating disorder, fad diets, and how parents can manage feeding a picky eater.
Learn more about Bariatric Surgery and our Registered Dieticians at http://utmc.utoledo.edu/