Health & Wellbeing

Get inspired for a healthier you. Find the latest in healthy living and fitness tips, as well as our medical and treatment updates.

Dr Sue Peacock at BMI The Saxon Clinic has some top tips to get you over the finishing line....

Viv discusses how she remained active during her treatment, which in turn helped her to stay positive...

Bowel cancer survivor, Viv discusses her diet and nutrition during marathon training, pre and post run...

Sleep apnoea can have a huge impact on your day-to-day life. We explain the symptoms and what you can do to help...

There are many myths surrounding irritable bowel disease. Here, we explain the facts about the condition...

Foot surgeon Mr Htwe Zaw and Robert Waite, physiotherapy manager advise on how runners can protect their joints...

Running enthusiast, Vivianne Pow is about to take on The London Marathon. Find out about her training regime...

As a runner, it’s important to know when you need medical attention to prevent an injury getting worse...

Knee pain can have many different causes. Here, we explain the most frequent types and how to treat them...

Have you ever wondered what causes jet lag or why it can be worse on some flights than others?...

Drinking enough water is vital for good kidney health – but why? Find out what the kidneys exactly do...

A recent study has found that life expectancy may soon exceed 90 years. Find out more about the findings...

If you experience arthritis of the knee, read on to find out more about knee surgery...

There are so many benefits to having a healthy mouth. Take care of your oral health by following these steps...

Research shows NHS waiting times and strict eligibility criteria are hindering access to treatment...

Do you suffer with varicose veins? Find out more about the new EVLT laser treatment available...

Reach your peak later in life by making a few healthy changes. Find out what our consultants recommend.

Scars aren't removable, but there are ways to treat them. Find out what causes scarring and the available treatments...

The story of the spinal implant treatment that delivered incredible results for a man recovering from a serious accident...

Heart health could be linked to stress levels - here’s how to get stress under control and boost your overall health...

An innovative new treatment for acid reflux is freeing patients from the debilitating symptoms of heartburn...

Do you love it or hate it? Read the lowdown on the training tool that every runner has an opinion about...

Traditional observations involve bringing the embryos out of an incubator. Find out how time-lapse imaging differs...

Chemotherapy affects everyone differently, so we’ve pulled together this rough guide to how food plays a part in your recovery...

An endoscopy is a common medical procedure used to examine your body from the inside...

Living with painful joints can be difficult and limiting – so do something about it...

Here are some simple ways of building physical activity into your weekly schedule...

Make this year the best yet by taking control of your health and wellbeing...

The initiative has been praised for its health benefits, but is abstaining from alcohol for a month actually good for you?

Could you turn to hypnotherapy as a complementary therapy to help manage pain?

Dr John O'Donohue, Consultant Gastroenterologist explains some of the causes of gastritis...

There are many incorrect perceptions of rosacea and very limited awareness of the skin condition...

Consultant orthopaedic surgeon Jonathan Bird discusses the link between osteoarthritis and running...

We explain the symptoms of dementia, as well as how it’s identified and treated, and what a diagnosis may mean for you...

Are you a binge drinker? Get the facts on binge drinking and the potential health risks...

Read about living with bowel cancer, and some of the changes you may need to make in your everyday life...

HIV is a serious but manageable virus – if you get tested early, get a diagnosis and start treatment...

Find out how you can get rapid access to medical care without a busy wait...

Winter brings with it many joys, but it can be a challenging time to watch your weight...

Christmas doesn’t have to be a time of overindulgence – here are fun but healthy ways to look after yourself...

From home remedies to prescription medicine, we look at what works and what doesn’t...

If you feel like you’re frequently battling tonsillitis, it might be worth having them removed...

Beating your food cravings could help you lose weight and steer clear of serious illnesses...

A diabetes diagnosis can be a foodie’s worst nightmare, but that doesn’t have to be the case...

Pancreatic cancer has developed a reputation for being very difficult to treat, particularly because...

By referring patients to BMI Healthcare and other private institutions, GPs can relieve pressures on the NHS...

It’s a long time since smoking was proven to be very, very bad for us. So why do so many of us still do it?