Dr. Oz On Winter Risks To Health -- And How To Guard Against Them

01/14/2013 10:54 am 10:54:39 | Updated Mar 10, 2015

2012-10-11-omaglogo.jpg By Dr. Mehmet Oz

The flu isn't the only winter health concern Dr. Oz is warning you against. From heart attacks to stiff joints, here's how to avoid common seasonal hazards and stay healthy this winter.

Every January I'm surprised by how many people make long-range resolutions but overlook what they could do to protect their health right now. I'm not just talking about warding off the flu -- with the bitter cold comes a blizzard of ailments that can affect everything from your skin to your heart. The good news: These conditions are all preventable if you take simple precautions to safeguard your body. As you write your health goals for the year, put my solutions for these common winter hazards at the top of your list.

Dr. Oz: 5 Health Risks To Guard Against This Winter

Click through the slideshow below to read about other health quirks that arise in the wintertime.

Winter Health Quirks
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