The British Pain Society reveals that 28 million adults in the UK live with chronic pain. We speak with Dr Sarah Aturia about chronic pain and roundup five things you need to know about managing pelvic pain.
Nearly 50% of our respondents from our Joint Pain Matters report say joint pain has affected their romantic relationships. We explore the causes and provide tips to help keep the spark alive between you and your partner.
Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled sacs that can develop on your ovaries. Up to 10% of women in the UK will undergo surgery to treat an ovarian cyst. Here are the top five things you need to know about ovarian cysts.
We share vital information about an often poorly understood symptom of endometriosis – endo belly. Endo belly refers to the painful pelvic bloating that women with endometriosis can experience.
It’s estimated that 250,000 people in the UK suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) or myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Could you be one of them?
Insomnia is a common sleep disorder that can have a serious effect on your quality of life. We consider common causes as well as available treatments.
We take a look at two common back problems, sciatica and brachialgia, exploring causes, symptoms and available treatments.
Do you need to get a flu jab? Who is most at risk from the flu virus? We answer common questions about the flu vaccine and who should get one.
We take a look at all things vasectomy, including how it works, plus male vasectomy and vasectomy reversal success rates.
Cryotherapy uses sub-zero temperatures to treat everything from warts to cancer – but what’s actually involved? We take a look at how it works.
Feeling fatigued and don't know why? We consider the common medical, psychological and lifestyle factors that lead to chronic tiredness.
How do you know if you have arthritis of the thumb and what treatments are available? We speak to a consultant orthopaedic surgeon.
Vestibular rehabilitation is a specialised therapy designed to help people suffering symptoms such as dizziness and lack of balance.
Consultant haemato-oncologist Dr Premini Mahendra answers your questions on blood cancer, covering types, symptoms and treatments.
Consultant gastroenterologist Dr Simon Campbell highlights the benefits and the importance of screening and surveillance for bowel cancer.
Mindfulness meditation is a simple practice than can help with feelings of stress and anxiety. We explain the benefits and how to get started.
Anosmia is the complete loss of smell, which has become notable recently as a common symptom of COVID-19. Our expert takes a closer look.
Playing golf has amazing potential health benefits. We take a look at the top 10 reasons to pick up a club, from burning calories to boosting heart health.
Lack of sleep can significantly impact your mental wellbeing. Our sleep specialist examines the connection between the two.
Psoriasis is a common skin condition, affecting around 2% of people in the UK. We consider the common causes and best treatments for psoriasis.
Did you know that people who cycle regularly are significantly less likely to develop cancer and heart disease? We explore the science behind the figures.
What does radical endometriosis surgery entail, and when is it the right course of action? We speak to a specialist surgeon as well as one of his patients.
Want to improve your diet without spending a fortune? We share 20 tips to help you eat more healthily and save money doing it.
A consultant surgeon answers common questions about foot and ankle pain, covering common causes, how to manage your pain and when to seek treatment.
We surveyed more than 2,000 people living with the condition and the results are in. This is what it's really like to live with endometriosis.
Not quite ready to head back to the gym? We share seven types of exercise you can do from the comfort of your living room. From yoga to HIIT, barre to cardio.
It took years for Hannah Calvert to be diagnosed with endometriosis, but she has since had life-changing surgery and gone on to have her first child.
Mr Amit Kumar, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at The Alexandra Hospital, answers commonly asked questions about lipomas.
We consider the importance self-compassion, its positive effects on self-esteem, and 10 practices that can help you to be kinder to yourself.
Depending on the cause and severity of your shoulder pain, there are a variety of options to manage and treat the issue with your joint.
Find out everything you need to know about hip pain, from how to treat it yourself at home to when it’s time to seek professional help.
Find out everything you need to know about knee pain, from how to treat it yourself at home to when it’s time to seek professional help.
If you’re worried that you or a loved one may have diabetes, this checklist highlights the seven main signs and symptoms to look out for.
If you’re looking to maintain a healthy lifestyle, small changes are the best way to get started. We share seven easy ways to keep you in good health.
If you're looking to improve your health without drastic changes, have you considered walking to get fit? Our guide will help you get started.
We take a look at male pattern baldness including early signs and the underlying causes as well as available treatment options.
Eating a healthy, balanced diet is easier than you might think. Make these 7 easy changes and you’ll be well on your way to good nutrition.
Can smartphones and social media encourage symptoms of anxiety and depression? We offer advice on how to step away from your screen.
Regular cycling offers a variety of benefits to your health, both mental and physical. Discover the 10 most important health benefits of getting on your bike.
Nose and throat allergies are common conditions all year round, but especially in the spring. Our consultant explains why.
Many of us are be feeling lonelier than usual right now. If you find yourself struggling, we're sharing tips to help you get through it.
We consider the ways you can stay active without leaving the house, helping you protect your physical and mental wellbeing while socially distancing.
Does ‘staying positive’ prove harder than it sounds? We share advice on coping with negative thoughts and cultivating good ones.
If you are struggling and need emotional support during lockdown, here are 10 free mental health services you can access without leaving home.
In times of uncertainty, feelings of stress and anxiety are completely normal. We share advice on managing stress in difficult times.
We share simple tips and tricks to help make sure you look after your mental wellbeing while you are working from home.
Having a healthy immune system is essential for your body to fight off infection. We take a look at 7 ways you can bolster your body’s defences.
20 of our top tips to keep you sane and productive if you’re working from home, from the pitfalls to avoid to the benefits to embrace.
A healthy mouth can keep you happier and prevent uncomfortable conditions. Here are eight tips to encourage good oral hygiene.
Stopping smoking is hard, but it can be done. If you're looking for that last push, read our top five reasons to quit smoking. Remember, help is available.
Consultant Health Psychologist Dr Sue Peacock explains how sleep – or lack of sleep – can affect our mental health and wellbeing.
There are lots of things you can do to prevent heart disease. We highlight five simple lifestyle changes that will help you look after your heart.
This buzzword shows no signs of going away, but what does self-care really mean and why does it matter? We take a closer look.
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Mr Christopher C.T Lee shares his advice on what to eat – and what not to eat – when you’re pregnant.
Sleep is vital to both our physical and mental wellbeing. Find out if you’re getting enough and, if not, what you can do to sleep more and sleep better.
While there is no real ‘gut health diet’, we’ve put together 15 of the best diet and lifestyle tips to help you improve or restore gut health naturally.
More people in the UK are going vegan than ever before. Is it just a fad, or are there real health benefits to be had? We take a closer look.
Our consultant gastroenterologist answers questions about Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, two forms of inflammatory bowel disease.
We answer common questions about this respiratory disease and consider the lifestyle changes that can help to manage symptoms.
Ahead of World AIDS Day, we're shedding light on the real facts about HIV and AIDS and dispelling some commonly held false beliefs.
Tips from an experienced psychologist on managing fear of the dentist’s chair, from pinpointing the causes to specialised hypnosis.
Do you suffer from knee pain? Swollen joints? Stiffness in your hip? We discuss if complementary therapies can actually help with joint pain.
Are you eating enough fibre? We take a look at the recommended intake and offer tips on adding fibrous foods to your diet.
Carrying excess fat around the waist is associated with various health risks. But why is belly fat so dangerous? And what are the different ways to lose it?
We consider the stigma around men and mental health and the importance of changing perspectives, and also share advice on how and when to seek help.
We share the key facts about blood pressure, including what the numbers mean and what you should do if yours is high or low.
Are you a binge drinker? Get the facts on binge drinking and the potential health risks, along with tips on monitoring your alcohol intake.
We speak to a consultant gynaecologist about self-care and staying healthy for women who are experiencing the menopause.
Urinary tract infections are common among children. This handy guide for parents covers causes, symptoms, treatments and preventative measures.
We share advice on cholesterol and what it means to your health, with tips on lifestyle changes that can help to lower your levels.
Do you really know what your gut microbiome is? We consider the science and the ways you can boost the health of your own gut.