Be Well with TCL

Be Well with TCL: Bellafill  

We’re always looking for the "fountain of youth." And there are a lot of anti-aging treatments out there that look great at first, they can erase those fine lines and wrinkles, but the results don’t always last long. But as TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson shows in this Be Well with TCL, there’s a spot in the Twin Cities offering what they call the longest lasting treatment on the market. 

Freezing Fat with CoolAdvantage  

Here on Twin Cities Live, we love to tell you about the latest and greatest technology when it comes to your health. Clinics here in Minnesota are leading the way with a treatment called CoolSculpting. We've shown you how CoolSculpting works; a treatment that freezes fat and eliminates it from the body.

Be Well with TCL: Rid the Double Chin  

Dealing with a double chin is something that a lot of people deal with.  Getting the right angle in a picture is one way to get rid of it.  Dr. Tareen from Tareen Dermatology says there are a couple of ways to make it disappear forever. 

Be Well with TCL: Little Mother’s Helper  

Having children does not come with instructions.  Once you have that baby and the child rearing begins, you can be left feeling a little helpless.  A Twin Cities midwife saw too many new parents struggling with questions and self-doubt and decided to do something about it.  Rebecca Egbert created a deck of cards called “Little Mother’s Helper.”

Be Well with TCL: Supercharge Your Coffee  

If you're not adding cream to your coffee in the morning, would you consider a pinch of turmeric? What if you could skip the coffee all together and drink something else to give you a boost of energy?

Be Well with TCL: Vitiligo  

There was a lot of buzz around Michael Jackson when he appeared with lighter skin.  A lot of people thought a medical procedure was the cause of his lighter skin, but in fact it as a skin condition called vitiligo.

Be Well with TCL: Brody’s 579 Gluten Free Muffins  

Imagine never being able to eat a cookie, donut or muffin ever again. A small percentage of the population, about 1%, can’t. That’s because they’ve been diagnosed with something called Celiac Disease. And even though it doesn’t affect a large number of people, being restricted at the dinner table or at a restaurant can be challenging. In this Be Well with TCL, Kelli Hanson shows us how one woman hopes to change that, with an idea inspired by a 9-year-old boy.

Be Well with TCL: Stability Ball 101   Back To Top

If you own a stability ball, is it in your closet and deflated? Either it’s because you don’t know what to do with it or you’re afraid of falling off! In Be Well with TCL, we tackle the Stability Ball and the founder of www.yogaandpilatesonlins.com, Annalicia Lynn stopped by to help!

Be Well with TCL: Ask the Dermatologist about Sunspots   Back To Top

If you’ve ever had a sunburn, which most of us have, it is not a fun thing. When you’re younger, the sun can make your skin glow, but as we age, sun damage can creep to the surface leaving behind dark and unsightly brown spots. So in today’s Be Well with TCL, we Asked the Dermatologist, “Can you reverse the damage?” TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson found out the surprising answer.

Fix Stress Incontinence with ThermiVa   Back To Top

Millions of Americans are hiding a big secret. It’s called Incontinence. For those of you who don't know what that is, consider yourself lucky. That's because it affects more than 13 million people in this country and your girlfriends, they aren't talking about it. But as TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson found out, a new device called ThermiVa is helping women feel more secure and a little more sexy.

Trying a Rowing Workout Class   Back To Top

If you want to make it big in the rowing world, like make the Olympic team, you've got to call the small town of Princeton, New Jersey home. The town of just 16,000 people is where Olympic rowers live, work and train. 

It’s Okay to Laugh, Author Nora McInerny Purmort   Back To Top

First comes love, then comes a brain tumor. It's reality for a Minneapolis woman who has become an inspiration for people across the nation -- after sharing  her families journey of real love, a life that isn't lemons turned into lemonade and what's it like to grieve a husband's death.

Be Well with TCL: Dealing with Anxiety   Back To Top

Alisha Perkins, the wife of Minnesota Twins pitcher, Glen Perkins, is the author of a memoir, “Running Home”. It focuses in on her struggles with finding her own identity, along with the self-doubt and anxiety she is conquering which collimated after having kids. Alisha stops by to share how running helped her find her voice.

Be Well with TCL: Doctor and Nurse Weight Loss   Back To Top

Medifast Centers was started in the 1980s by a doctor. The idea behind the program is to teach people the right way to eat healthy and better. It’s that ongoing support that worked for two people in particular. They are both in the medical field. They liked that the science behind the program. 

Be Well with TCL: Allergies 101   Back To Top

Over 67-million people suffer from seasonal allergies and one of the biggest culprits is pollen. According to the website www.pollen.com, Minnesotans better buckle up because we could start seeing some of the highest pollen counts in the country.

Be Well with TCL: Cyclebar   Back To Top

We send TCL reporter Kelli Hanson to all kinds of workout classes. There was the Pole Dancing class, she's done a stroller workout and we even made her suspend from ropes. But she recently took a class she hasn't stopped talking about.

TCL’s Kelli Hanson gets Lasik   Back To Top

In early April, TCL’s Kelli Hanson had Lasik Eye Surgery at Joffe Medicenter. But instead of just telling us how quick and amazing the procedure can be, Kelli took us inside the procedure room to check it out.

Be Well: The Halo Glow   Back To Top

As a kid, out in the sun, the words sun damage never came up. But as we age, the lasting effects of sun damage create brown spots, uneven skin tone and fine lines and wrinkles. And a new treatment called Halo could erase all of it with as little as one treatment. TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson takes us to Urban Retreat Med Spa where a Prior Lake mom says has the treatment given her back that youthful glow.

Be Well: Bodhi Suspension System   Back To Top

There are a lot of new fitness trends available these days. SoulCycle is super popular, you've got Hot Yoga and everyone's doing CrossFit. But you’ve probably never tried this workout. That’s because you can only find it at Paragon Pilates in Edina. We sent TCL’s Kelli Hanson there to check out the new Bodhi Suspension System. There are several suspension workouts out there, but this one is different. Kelli shows us why!

Be Well with TCL: Skin Tightening   Back To Top

If there was a treatment out there to shrink our tummies, get rid of cellulite and make us feel amazing in a bathing suit, a lot of women and men would all get in line.

Be Well with TCL: Acne 101   Back To Top

Be Well with TCL is all about health and wellness and every Monday we tackle a different health issue. We’ve talked about everything from getting rid of age spots, to cellulite, now we’re tackling acne.

Yoga for Detox & Immunity   Back To Top

Yoga isn’t only great to improve your flexibility, it can also do things like lengthen and strengthen our legs and help to detoxify your body. The founder of www.yogaandpilatesonline.com, Annalicia Lynn, stopped by to show how certain poses can do just that.

Be Well with TCL: Dance for Your Health   Back To Top

A 30-minute dance class can burn between 130 and 250 calories, about the same as jogging. In Be Well with TCL, Kelli takes us to Arthur Murray Dance Studio in Edina where she found out; young and old, dancers are getting in shape in losing weight. 

Be Well with TCL: Treating Psoriasis   Back To Top

If your hands have been taking a beating in this dry cold winter air, imagine that feeling being there 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. That’s how 7.5 million people live every day because they’re living with psoriasis. A lot of people may think it’s just a skin condition, but it starts underneath the skin and is a chronic disease of the immune system. This this Be Well with TCL, Kelli takes us to Tareen Dermatology in Roseville where they’re using lights and lasers to help heal your skin.

Concussion Testing   Back To Top

Concussion. It’s becoming the buzzword in sports circles over the last few years. And it’s not all talk. Things have changed. The NFL along has made 40 rule changes and that has decreased concussions by 34% since the 2012 football season.

Be Well: Health Changes in 2016   Back To Top

If last year’s resolution didn’t work, don’t blame yourself, blame the resolution! Statistically, most of us will fall off the resolution wagon before the end of January. But TCL regular and Fitness Expert Nancy Stoneberg says being specific and realistic when seeing that new goal will ensure you don’t give up!

Be Well with TCL: A Don’t Hug Me Christmas Carol   Back To Top

Charles Dicken’s Classic story “A Christmas Carol” is one of the most well know Christmas Stories ever written.  There are versions of it on screen and on stage, but at New Century Theatre in Minneapolis, it’s being told in a whole new way. Not only does this version take place in Minnesota, it’s in a bar. It’s called “A Don’t Hug Me Christmas Carol” and as TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson shows us it’s a heartwarming story of friendship, good health and the best medicine…laughter.

Be Well with TCL: Your Body & Menopause   Back To Top

Menopause is something that every woman has gone or will go through. What happens to your body when it goes through Menopause? Dr. Lisa Ohman Erhard from Wayzata Cosmetic Surgery & Spa stops by to explain more and show us what we can do to help ease the symptoms.

Be Well With TCL: Winter Skin   Back To Top

It’s that time of year where we all want to tackle dry winter skin and Kelli checked out a facial that will keep your skin super hydrated this season. She’s at Rejuvenate Skin & Laser Clinic where she also found a treatment that gets ride of fine lines and wrinkles, but acts faster and lasts longer then Botox!

Be Well with TCL: Skin Cancer Check   Back To Top

It’s the time of year when you aren’t exposing as much of your skin.  You still need to pay attention to the health of your skin and check out those sun spots and moles that could lead to skin cancer.  That is the lesson that Darin Hill found out when he paid a visit to Carillon Clinic.