Dr. Vonda Wright, MD

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  • Director of the Performance and Research Initiative for Masters Athletes (PRIMA)

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  • Dr. Vonda Wright, MD - Pittsburgh, PA - Orthopedic Surgery

    How can a woman lower her risk for heart disease?

    The American Heart Association recently published its recommendations for preventing heart disease in women in the journal Circulation. The following seven recommendations are true lifesavers:
     
    • Avoid smoking: Firsthand, secondhand -- all of it. Your heart and lungs are not the toxic waste dump
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  • Dr. Vonda Wright, MD - Pittsburgh, PA - Orthopedic Surgery

    How should I breathe during exercise?

    You have been doing this since before you can remember, yet many people hold their breath while they are exercising or breathe so inefficiently they add more work to their workout. Simply breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth in a long, controlled flow. When you are exerting energy,...Read More
  • Dr. Vonda Wright, MD - Pittsburgh, PA - Orthopedic Surgery
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    For Healthy Bones, Skip These 3 Bad Habits

    Want to prevent osteoporosis? Watch out for these 3 big enemies of bone health. In this Health Smarts video, women's health expert Vonda Wright, MD, reveals why too much salt, alcohol, and smoking are bad for your bones.
  • Dr. Vonda Wright, MD - Pittsburgh, PA - Orthopedic Surgery
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    Top Nutrients to Nourish Bone Health and Prevent Osteoporosis

    What are the best nutrients for strong bone health? In this Health Smarts video, orthopedic surgeon Vonda Wright, MD, shares nutrition tips to help prevent osteoporosis, starting with calcium, vitamin D, and phosphorus.
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    3 Tips to Start Your Walking Workout

    Walking is a exercise to fight stress and lower your risk of cancer and diabetes. In this Health Smarts video, fitness expert Vonda Wright, MD, shares 3 tips to start your walking program and take steps toward better health.
  • Dr. Vonda Wright, MD - Pittsburgh, PA - Orthopedic Surgery
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    6 Things You Should Know About Your Bones

    Osteoporosis can sneak up on you. In this Health Smarts video, women's health expert Vonda Wright, MD, reveals 6 things to know about bone health and preventing osteoporosis. Learn how family history, body type, diet and other factors affect your bon
  • Dr. Vonda Wright, MD - Pittsburgh, PA - Orthopedic Surgery
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    Stop Hunger Pangs and Control Your Appetite

    Are you always reaching for a midnight snack? In this Health Smarts video, Vonda Wright, MD, reveals simple weight-loss tips to control your appetite, including healthy snacks to help you sleep better.
  • Dr. Vonda Wright, MD - Pittsburgh, PA - Orthopedic Surgery
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    Stand Properly to Prevent Back Pain

    How you stand can prevent -- or worsen -- back pain. In this Health Smarts video, orthopedic surgeon Vonda Wright, MD, discusses the ergonomics of standing properly to prevent back pain.
  • Dr. Vonda Wright, MD - Pittsburgh, PA - Orthopedic Surgery
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    The Best Sleeping Positions to Prevent Back Pain

    How you sleep can prevent -- or worsen -- back pain. In this Health Smarts video, orthopedic surgeon Vonda Wright, MD, discusses how to arrange pillows for the best sleep positions to prevent back pain and snooze pain-free.
  • Dr. Vonda Wright, MD - Pittsburgh, PA - Orthopedic Surgery
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    The Best Way to Sit to Prevent Back Pain

    How you sit can prevent -- or worsen -- back pain. In this Health Smarts video, orthopedic surgeon Vonda Wright, MD, discusses the ergonomics of sitting properly to prevent back pain.
  • Dr. Vonda Wright, MD - Pittsburgh, PA - Orthopedic Surgery
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    The Benefits of Working Out

    Exercise comes with many perks. In this Health Smarts video, fitness expert Vonda Wright, MD, shares the benefits of exercise, including appetite control and preventing cancer, heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, and more.
  • Dr. Vonda Wright, MD - Pittsburgh, PA - Orthopedic Surgery
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    4 Natural Energy Boosters

    Tired all the time? In the Health Smarts video, Vonda Wright, MD, discusses 4 easy ways to boost energy and fight fatigue, from walking and deep breathing to nutrition.
  • Dr. Vonda Wright, MD - Pittsburgh, PA - Orthopedic Surgery
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    Do You Know Your Bone Density?

    Want to know your osteoporosis risk? Ask your doctor about bone density testing. In this Health Smarts video, women's health expert Vonda Wright, MD, discusses the different methods used to measure bone density so you take steps to prevent osteoporos
  • Dr. Vonda Wright, MD - Pittsburgh, PA - Orthopedic Surgery
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    Lose Belly Fat Fast

    Over 40 and battling belly fat? In this video, women's health expert Vonda Wright, MD, shares 4 weight-loss tips to rev up your metabolism. From sleep to strength training, these strategies will help you lose weight and feel your best.
  • Dr. Vonda Wright, MD - Pittsburgh, PA - Orthopedic Surgery
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    4 Fashion Mistakes That Affect Your Health

    Can sweat pants make you fat? Will your favorite wool sweater trigger allergies? Are high heels to blame for foot pain? In this Health Smarts video, women's health expert Vonda Wright, MD, reveals how wardrobe choices can affect your well-being.