health matters

Plugged Ears? The Reason Could Be A Lot of Things
We have 3 levels to our ears; Inner, middle and external. Dr. Ted Truitt from St. Cloud ENT appeared on WJON's Health Matters program this week. An example of exterior ear issues include a build up of wax and swimmer's ear. Truitt says Q-tips are not recommended and can do more harm tha…
Does Cracking Your Knuckles Lead to Arthritis?
This week on WJON's Health Matters program I talked with Dr. Joel Baumgartner from Rejuv Medical. I asked him if cracking your knuckles can lead to arthritis. He says no although cracking your knuckles can be hard to listen to. Dr. Baumgartner says when someone is cracking their knuckles the…
Ever Wondered Why Beans Give you Gas?
This week on WJON's Health Matters program I talked with Registered Dietician Kari Collett from A-to-Zinc Nutrition. She explained that beans are a great source of fiber but when people eat beans your intestines and colon have an excess of fiber that tends to produce gas within the intestines …