Health Matters

BMI Healthcare's guide to health and wellness. Practical, intelligent advice for better living, to help you look after yourself in mind and body.

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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Living with chronic pain isn't easy. However, the effects of living in pain are often overlooked and underestimated. We discuss the link between the two.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome can sometimes be tricky to diagnose. We discuss 6 different conditions that can sometimes be mistaken for IBS.

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With hay fever season in full swing, we're shedding light on the most common myths surrounding this common seasonal allergy.

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Are you wondering what's wrong with your knee? Find out about 7 common conditions that could be the cause of your knee pain.

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Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mr Gurdeep Biring, offers his insights on the labral tear; from available treatments to what to expect with recovery.Read more

Take control of your health by being aware of the signs and symptoms of bowel cancer and how to reduce your risk of developing the disease.Read more

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mr James Lewis, shares his expert advice on the most common symptoms and types of knee arthritis.Read more

Find out how the team at BMI Hendon Hospital got athlete Zane Robertson back on his feet in time for the Commonwealth Games 2018.

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Four of our leading women's health consultants answer questions about endometriosis, such as its symptoms or treatments available.

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Want to know how to stay safe on the slopes? Our specialists answer questions on the most common skiing injuries and give advice on how to avoid them.

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Our skin needs protection during all the seasons, not just in summer. Dr Daniel Glass, Consultant Dermatologist, offers 5 tips on how to stay safe in the sun.

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Consultant Cardiologist Steven Shaw talks about what heart failure is, what the common symptoms are and how to manage the condition.

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Players from Luton Town FC try whole body cryotherapy at BMI Hendon Hospital. We explore the benefits of this increasingly popular treatment.

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Consultant Cardiologst Ali Khavandi explains the differences between types of fat and the impact they can have on our health.

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We speak to Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Amit Kumar, to find out the facts about soft tissue cancer - also known as sarcoma.

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Sustaining a torn calf muscle can really stop you in your tracks. Senior Physiotherapist Katie Baines answers some of the most common questions.

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Need inspiration for a new health goal? Find out how our Consultants are motivating themselves to make lifestyle changes that last.

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Psoriasis is so much more than just a skin condition. Find out what psoriasis is, what causes it and the different ways it can be treated.

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To help you understand if your body is ready for another pregnancy, Dr Ian Currie shares his expert advice on preparing for your next pregnancy.

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It's safe to say that most of us have probably experienced anxiety before. But what actually is anxiety? And how can we cope with it?

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Coined ‘The Home of Champions', Iten is famous for producing some of the world's top marathon runners. But what makes this town so special?

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Essential for healthy bones, teeth and muscles, find out how to avoid the risk of a vitamin D deficiency during the autumn and winter months.

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