Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a disorder characterized by extreme fatigue or exhaustion. This fatigue does not go away with sleep and cannot always be explained by an underlying medical condition, though chronic fatigue has been linked to and metabolic syndrome.
Masters of Science in Nursing 2015
Weber State University
A.A.S.N. Registered Nurse 1999
Ryan was born and raised in Ogden, Utah. He has worked in the healthcare field for over 20 years with many of those as a Registered Nurse, prior to becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner at Ogden Clinic. Ryan received his undergraduate education locally at Weber State University, and then went on to Walden University for his nursing degree.
In his free time, Ryan enjoys spending time with his wife, their three children, and their two American bulldogs. He loves participating in sports of any kind and spending time outdoors with his family.
According to the CDC, about 630,000 Americans die from heart disease every year, making it the number one killer of both women and men in the United States. With that in mind, we sat down with Ryan Westbroek, FNP-C, to talk about the best ways to prevent heart disease.https://www.ogdenclinicblog.com/5-ways-to-prevent-heart-disease/
Winter is coming, and with it the cold weather that will compromise our immune systems and potentially cause us to become ill. Most of us expect to get sick at least once throughout the winter months, but is that a foregone conclusion? We sat down with Ryan Westbroek, FNP-C, to find out what we can do to stay illness-free throughout the coldest months of the year.https://www.ogdenclinicblog.com/how-to-stay-healthy-during-fall-and-winter/
All men experience different levels of fatigue at different points in their lives. But at what point does fatigue level become abnormal? What can be done to treat it? We discuss that and more in a Q&A with Ryan Westbroek, FNP-C.https://www.ogdenclinicblog.com/how-tired-is-too-tired/
What Ryan Westbroek loves most about his job is helping people live the healthiest lives possible. He loves seeing his patients’ quality of life improve under his care. As part of a holistic approach, Ryan Westbroek takes into account many health factors like life stressors and current medication(s) while addressing patient needs.