Ten expert tips to keep your heart healthy

Heart disease is the single biggest cause of death in the world, according to the WHO. It is also one of the most preventable diseases. Whatever your age, taking steps to live healthily – moving more, eating well and taking care of your mind and body – can reduce your chances of heart attack and […]

Your nutritional needs through the ages

By Christina Merryfield, Dietitian Nutrition during pregnancy Eat a healthy, balanced and varied diet It is important to eat a healthy, balanced and varied diet during pregnancy as this influences our health and the health of our baby. There are also some vitamins and minerals that are especially important for the development of the baby. […]

Four top tips to help manage your diabetes

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As part of Dietitians Week, we look at some tips on Nutrition and Diabetes management with Cecilia Jaarsma, Specialist Dietitian. Healthy eating for Diabetes is no different to a healthy eating diet for everyone else. It is making sure you are eating a balanced diet, by including the right amount of carbohydrates, fat, protein along […]

Six top tips to keep your liver healthy

  By Rebecca McBride, Specialist Dietitian The liver is a vital organ: if it were to stop functioning for one single day, we would be unable to survive. The liver is a vital organ: if it were to stop functioning for one single day, we would be unable to survive. Learn some fascinating facts about […]

Her healthy heart

The differences between heart disease in women and men

Cardiologist Dr Rakesh Sharma talks about the differences in men’s and women’s hearts and how you make sure you stay heart healthy. Heart disease affects women World Heart Day takes places this September, reminding us all that we need to take care of our tickers! However, despite the fact that heart disease kills approximately one in […]

Is snoring bad for you ?

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Snoring is common: according to The British Snoring and Sleep Apnoea Association, there are around 15 million snorers in the UK. Snoring can be a relatively harmless feature of sleep and doesn’t need to be something sinister, however frustrating it may be to live with. If you snore, you may find it can affect your […]

Celebrations for 600th robotic knee replacement

Little did 75-year-old Jeff Tetlow know that his robotic-assisted knee replacement would be a cause for celebration. Jeff was the 600th patient to be treated on Stryker’s MAKO robotic arm at the Fortius Joint Replacement Centre at Cromwell Hospital. He said: “I discovered that my surgeon and his team were having a bit of a […]

How to improve your pelvic floor

The pelvic floor muscles provide support around your bladder, bottom and vagina. One of their key functions is to support bladder and bowel control and sexual function. Pelvic floor muscles support a healthy continence, giving you control over when you go to the bathroom. By keeping and maintaining strength in your pelvic floor you help […]

Six steps to a healthier heart

Author – Rebecca McBride, Specialist Dietician Previous Next 3 things to include in your diet and 3 things to reduce for a healthy heart As part of celebrating dietitians week 2021, our dietitians have shared some top tips on how to reduce your risk of heart disease and lower your cholesterol: Three things to increase: […]