Wellness Wednesday

Symptoms of normal pressure hydrocephalus may not be readily detected as they come on slowly over time.
Symptoms of cervical myelopathy may appear in different ways. Some may feel pain in the neck, others have pain or numbness elsewhere in the body at/below the compressed area of the spinal cord, or some may experience both.
Urologists play an integral role in health care, providing complete urological care for men and women, as well as reproductive care for men. In addition, urologists also diagnose and treat 25 percent of all cancer cases.
Diagnosing and treating craniofacial abnormalities can be a challenging time for parents. Renée Reynolds, MD discusses this group of disorders and what leads to successful treatment outcomes.
Staying warm and safe in the winter season is paramount for every one, but especially for children. Dennis Kuo, MD, MHS has winter safety tips to keep the family safe. 
Menopause is a natural transition. While it may not be the same for everyone, Vanessa Barnabei, MD, PhD provides an overview of the timing in which menopause may begin, as well as some of the signs.
A variety of factors can cause spinal deformities at all ages. And surgery isn't necessarily required for treatment.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is made up of several different diseases that cause damage to the lungs, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Sanjay Sethi, MD discusses signs, symptoms and treatment.
Knee and hip problems can be a natural part of aging. There are several options to ease pain and discomfort, ranging from non-invasive treatments to surgical interventions. 
There are two types of diabetes that affect children: Type 1 and Type 2. Watching for signs and symptoms is important for early detection and intervention. 
Participating in high-intensity activities with asthma is possible. Aasha Harish, MD provides tips to ease symptoms.
Fall and winter activities can sometimes lead to injuries. Whether it's your favorite activity or you're trying it for the first time, here are tips to prevent common seasonal injuries.
Breast cancer usually does not cause pain. As such, it's especially important to be aware of the signs and symptoms of breast cancer. Early diagnosis of breast cancer has a better prognosis and may make the treatment easier.
Athletic trainers are an integral part of sports teams at all levels, aiding in training, injury prevention and rehabilitation.
When cold and flu season strike, taking steps to prevent catching both are key. Diana Wilkins, MD provides easy tips you can take to protect yourself from colds or the flu.
Many people mistake experiencing pain while walking as a normal part of aging, but it's not. Leg pain when walking could be an indication of Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD). Gregory Cherr, MD explains the symptoms of PAD and when you should take leg discomfort seriously.
UBMD Physicians' Group is made up of 18 medical practices connected together — for you. 
Allergy triggers can differ from season-to-season. Heather Lehman, MD provides information on how to get through fall and winter with less allergy irritation, and what to do if allergies strike.
Gynecological cancers can affect women of all ages. Joseph DeNagy, DO shares important information on these cancers and the benefits of yearly visits to your gynecologist.
Eye diseases are common for both children and adults, but many go undiagnosed because they show no symptoms in the early stages.
The new school year is fast approaching. And for parents who already know there isn't enough time in the day, it can be an especially hectic time. But don't worry, here at UBMD we're your one source - even for this time of year. Dennis Kuo, MD, MHS has just the tips to start the school year off right.
Getting ready for the first day of school includes more than new outfits and supplies. 
Whether from enjoying a seasonal activity or walking around the block, concussions can happen with any type of fall or head injury - no matter how small.
Between the ages of 13 and 15, it's recommended that teens have their first visit to the gynecologist.
Surgical interventions can be an effective way to manage certain movement disorders, such as Parkinson's disease, essential tremor and dystonia.
With more periods of extended heat, allergy season is lasting longer with more symptomatic days.
UBMD Emergency Medicine physicians are dedicated to caring for the people of WNY when needed the most.
Through our partnerships at many hospitals in the region, UBMD physicians provide care at some of the regions' most vital programs.
Have you ever wondered if what you were seeing was normal? Sandra Sieminski, MD describes what cataracts, macular degeneration and glaucoma are, with effects throughout the video that show what the symptoms look like.
There are different types of dementia, each needing its own treatment plan based on the individual.
This time of year brings a lot of opportunity to be outside and enjoy the activities we love, but that can sometimes also come with injuries.
Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias affect over 50 million people worldwide. Early intervention is crucial. The sooner it's diagnosed, the better the disease's progression can be slowed, allowing for more time with an increased quality of life.

Strokes can happen to any one at any age. Know the signs.

Starting in your 20s, lung function begins to decrease. But there are ways to slow the loss and keep your lungs healthy.

Chronic pain affects people of all ages and all backgrounds. Alison Vargovich, PhD discusses how the Division of Behavioral Medicine at UBMD Internal Medicine treats patients with chronic pain.

Peripheral neuropathy is most commonly associated with burning, stabbing or other discomfort in the feet and hands. Gil I. Wolfe, MD discusses the symptoms to watch out for, as well as some causes and treatments.
Sleep safety for the little ones in our lives is so important. Erin Conway, MD shares the ABC's of sleep safety and important recommendations you need to know, including the dangers of inclined sleepers.

Movement disorders are neurological conditions that cause irregular, increased movements, which may be voluntary or involuntary. 

While providing primary and specialty care, UBMD physicians are training the healthcare team of the future for Western New York and beyond.
Springtime allergies are just getting started and adults and children alike can be affected.
While the pelvic floor might not be commonly talked about, when concerns and symptoms arise, they can have a major impact on your quality of life.
The largest medical group in WNY, UBMD Physicians' Group is 500+ physicians strong, all working towards advancing the health of our community.
Multiple Sclerosis is a complex disease that disrupts the connections between the brain, spinal cord and body.
Conditions of the liver, pancreas and related systems can be hard to identify.

Christina Sanders, DO of UBMD Surgery details how UBMD works with you and supports you before and after weight loss surgery. 

Diana Wilkins, MD provides information on how vaccines work with our bodies and the importance of on-time vaccinations.