Welcome to Health Matters

BMI Healthcare's exclusive online magazine. Here you'll find everything from healthy living news and research, to interviews with fitness experts and celebrities.

This Mexican-style recipe is low in calories yet bursting with flavour and nutrients, plus vegan to boot. An easy dish to add to your meal planning roster. Read more

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Col Paul Parker shares his advice on this common cause of heel pain, discussing causes, symptoms and how to treat it.Read more

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. Read more

Top tips on managing arthritis pain at home, with a video Q&A featuring Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Mr Faisal Hussain.Read more

Are you considering a hysterectomy? Find out about the procedure and side effects and what to expect from your recovery. Read more

Are you suffering from back pain and wondering why? Our video guide to common causes and treatments could give you the advice you need.Read more

A video guide to the symptoms of endometriosis and other conditions it can be mistaken for, with Consultant Gynaecologist Zoe Woodward. Read more

Discover the lifestyle changes that can help to avoid erectile dysfunction as well as common underlying medical causes that could be to blame. Read more

It’s a common belief that changes in the weather can lead to arthritis flare-ups, but is there any truth behind it? We take a closer look.Read more

Don’t put off your cervical screening. Having regular smear tests can reduce your risk of developing cervical cancer, potentially saving your life.Read more

Can smartphones and social media encourage symptoms of anxiety and depression? We offer advice on how to step away from your screen. Read more

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. Read more

We answer common questions about robotic-arm assisted knee replacement surgery and consider the advantages it could offer you.Read more

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. Read more

If you need a new hip, robotic-arm assisted surgery might just be the choice for you. We consider the key benefits compared with traditional methods.Read more

Are you in pain from bunions and considering surgery? Consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon Mr Adam Ajis shares his advice.Read more

Every session on a sunbed increases your risk of skin cancer by more than you might think. Dr Andrew G Affleck demystifies sun safety. Read more

Mr Andy Hacker, Consultant Hand and Wrist Surgeon, discusses common tennis related injuries, including symptoms, treatments and avoiding re-injury. Read more

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.

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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?

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Discover what to expect in the months following an ACL reconstruction surgery with this step-by-step timeline about returning to sport.Read more

Here’s what to expect in the weeks following your operation, with advice from our Consultant General Surgeon Mr Simon Radley.Read more

BMI Healthcare’s Clinical Lead Physiologist, Colin Thomas, offers his advice on the best foods to fuel you before the big race.Read more

Find out about the different types of hernias and how to treat them, with advice from our Consultant Colorectal and Laparoscopic Surgeon.Read more

Are you wondering what to expect after a vasectomy reversal procedure? Our Consultant Urological Surgeon discusses what you need to know about recovery.Read more

Are you wondering what's wrong with your hip? Mr Bhupinder Mann offers his advice on different hip conditions and their associated symptoms.Read more

Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Mr Nicholas Wilson, shares his advice on the steps you can take to prepare for your varicose vein procedure.Read more

Recognising the symptoms of prostate cancer is vitally important. Consultant Urological Surgeon Mr Jeetesh Bhardwa shares his advice.Read more

Consultant Maxillofacial and Facial Plastic Surgeon, Afshin Yousefpour on what you need to know before committing to surgery.Read more

Consultant Urological Surgeon, Rono Mukherjee, talks about how increasing your water intake can prevent kidney stones and urinary tract infections. Read more

Consultant Gynaecologist, David Griffiths, talks about endometriosis and fatigue, and offers advice to help manage the condition. Read more

Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon, Stuart Robertson, discusses risk factors for breast cancer, and lifestyle changes you can make to reduce your risk.Read more

Our Consultant Anaesthetist and Specialist in Pain Management offers his tips for sleeping better with chronic pain and advises what to avoid.

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Whether you bat, bowl or field, there's a risk of getting injured when playing cricket. Find out about common injuries and how to treat them.

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For some men, a vasectomy has a lot of benefits. Our Consultant Urological Surgeon answers common questions about the procedure.

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Our Consultant Dietitian shares a joint-healthy recipe and offers advice on how arthritis symptoms can be managed through diet.

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Our Consultant Haemato-Oncologist, Dr Premini Mahendra, explains the different types of blood cancer and their symptoms.

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From what happens during an endoscopy to how long it takes to recover, we answer key questions about the procedure.

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To help you prepare for cataract surgery, we've put together a handy checklist of 9 things to remember before your operation

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Certain lifestyle changes can help with joint pain. We share 5 ways to help manage the condition, with advice from Paul Gill our Orthopaedic Consultant.

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Consultant Cardiologist, Dr Ali Khavandi from The Cardiologist's Kitchen, shares his recipe so you can enjoy a heart-healthy barbecue this summer.

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Middle-distance runner, Eilish McColgan, shares her tips on avoiding injuries, preparing for an event and training when you're ill.

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