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.

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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