Amy Marturana Winderl, SELF Magazine

Amy Marturana Winderl

SELF Magazine

Central New York, NY, United States

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Recent:
  • SELF Magazine
  • HealthCentral
Past:
  • Glamour

Recent articles by Amy:

How Often Do You Really Need to Wash Your Comforter?

Probably more than you’d like to, especially if you have a pet. → Read More

Your Shower Curtain Is Probably Nastier Than You Realize—Here’s How to Clean It

A germ expert and a cleaning expert explain why and how to clean a shower curtain and liner, including fabric and plastic options, so your tub stays mold-free. → Read More

Here’s How Often You Really Need to Clean Your Bathroom

Microbiology experts explain how often you need to clean your bathroom to keep it sanitary—and a cleaning pro offers tips for making the job a little easier. → Read More

Can Stress Cause Crohn’s Flares?

Your brain and gut are more connected than you think. Learn how to shut down a negative stress response to help the digestive symptoms of Crohn's disease. → Read More

33 Best Gifts for Pregnant Women in 2022: Mom-to-Be and Postpartum Presents from Amazon, Baloo, Target

These are the best gifts for pregnant women and people, including skincare sets, pregnancy pillows, diaper bags, stretch mark lotions, bath salts and diffusers. → Read More

10 Possible Side Effects of Stopping Birth Control, According to Ob-Gyns

What happens when you go off birth control? Learn about the side effects of stopping birth control, like changes to your period, sex drive, pregnancy risk, and more. → Read More

Allergic Asthma: 5 Common Myths, Debunked

Allergic asthma is a type of asthma that is triggered by allergies, and includes symptoms such as wheezing and shortness of breath. Learn more about allergic asthma. → Read More

The 10 Minute Abs Workout You Can Do If You Absolutely Hate Planks

This 10-minute abs workout will strengthen all your abdominal muscles and other core muscles, but there are zero planks (or planklike exercises) involved. → Read More

13 Good Back Workouts to Add to Your Fitness Routine

Stronger shoulders and better posture coming right up. → Read More

8 Excellent Posture Exercises to Add to Your Routine So You Sit and Stand Taller

These posture exercises help you sit and stand a little taller. They'll also help you build a strong upper back and core at the same time. → Read More

Abs Workout in 10 Minutes: 5 Moves to a Stronger Core

Get in a full abs workout in 10 minutes with this speedy core-focused workout routine that features just three equipment-free exercises. → Read More

5 Ankle-Strengthening Exercises You Should Try—and Why They’re Important

These oft-neglected joints deserve some attention. → Read More

11 Workout Tips to Make Your Exercises More Effective From Expert Trainers

Work smarter, not harder—these doable workout tips will take the workouts you’re already doing and make them even better. → Read More

3 Types of Crohn’s Disease Tests Used for Diagnosis

There isn’t just one Crohn’s disease test. Experts explain the numerous lab and imaging tests used to diagnose Crohn’s disease, from stool samples to endoscopy. → Read More

How Often Should You Change Your Pillowcase? Germ and Allergy Experts Weigh In.

We asked the experts what's lurking on your pillows and how often you should change your pillowcase for healthy, quality sleep. → Read More

32 Best Tech Gifts for Everyone on Your List

Each one helps make life just a little bit easier. → Read More

5 Skin-Care Tips to Try During a Hidradenitis Suppurativa Flare-Up

When you have hidradenitis suppurativa, flare-ups can make everyday things like shaving painful. Learn how you can gently care for your skin with these tips. → Read More

13 People on the Best Lessons They've Learned in Therapy

When a bit of advice changes your life, you just have to share it. → Read More

5 Things to Try If Sharing a Bed With Your Partner Is Completely Ruining Your Sleep

It's okay if sharing a bed with your partner is ruining your sleep. Seriously, you're not alone! Here experts offer up strategies that may help. → Read More

Is It Actually Gross to Wear ‘Outside Clothes’ on Your Inside Furniture?

It might feel gross, but is it actually risky? We asked experts whether it's unhygienic to wear "outside clothes" inside your home. → Read More