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Severe Weather Alert Update: 2:00 pm, Dec. 10, 2018

All Wake Forest Baptist Health clinics and Urgent Care locations in Winston-Salem and Hickory will open at 10 am on Tuesday, Dec., 11.
Locations in Asheboro, Lexington, Wilkes, High Point, Greensboro, Mt. Airy and Elkin will open at 12 pm on Tuesday, Dec. 11, except for the following locations which will open at 10 am: 
Urgent Care - Palladium in High Point
Hematology Oncology - Elkin

If you have questions, please contact your clinic directly. Find your clinic online. 

Information for employees: Staff and faculty members are encouraged to review the Severe Weather Policy and the Severe Weather Guidelines for information related to attendance and notification procedures. [Employee Access Only]

    How Much Exercising Is Too Much?

    How Much Exercising Is Too Much?

    My 15-year-old daughter has been exercising multiple times a day and it's beginning to take over her life. Can this be bad for her?
    - Alysanne

    Excessive exercising can indeed be detrimental to your daughter's health. Over-exercising, often associated with eating disorders, can lead to tendon, ligament, bone, cartilage, joint, and muscle damage — and even disruption of the menstrual cycle. Feeling a compulsive need to exercise and having intense feelings of guilt or anxiety over a missed workout are common signs in a teen who over-exercises.

    If you think your daughter may be exercising excessively, talk to your doctor for advice. He or she can better evaluate the situation and help you and your daughter find the best way to deal with the situation.

    Reviewed by: Steven Dowshen, MD
    Date reviewed: July 2013