Living Well Blog

Brett A. Wohler, MD
September 6, 2018
Have you heard about at-home kits that screen your genes for disease risk? All you do is send off a saliva sample to a company to find out whether you’re genetically predisposed to get certain… See more
Brett A. Wohler, MD
July 17, 2018
As a family physician in Alexandria, Virginia, I’m routinely asked by patients, “What should I eat to lower my cholesterol?” It’s an important question. Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance in… See more
Brett A. Wohler, MD
June 22, 2018
The supplement aisle in grocery stores is tempting, isn’t it? The labels on the backs of the bottles would have you believe that for just a few dollars, you could take a pill that improves a huge… See more
Brett A. Wohler, MD
June 8, 2018
Summer is right around the corner, and for a lot of us that means a vacation is in store. Will you head to the beach? Travel abroad? Pop a tent at a nearby campsite?  You’re probably not… See more
Brett A. Wohler, MD
May 7, 2018
Like most family physicians, I talk about sleep a lot with my patients. They tell me they can’t fall asleep or stay asleep or that they don’t feel refreshed when they wake up from sleep. Usually,… See more
Brett A. Wohler, MD
April 25, 2018
No matter what my schedule brings, I always make some time to exercise. It’s been a priority of mine for a long time. (I’ve competed in marathons, triathlons, even a few Ironman competitions.)… See more