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Top tips to improve your respiratory health after Covid-19

The lungs are one of the major affected areas in a patient suffering from Covid-19. Depending on the severity of the virus in an individual, patients may continue to suffer from sub-optimal respiratory function for a long time post-recovery. Luckily, our Consultants are on hand to guide you through the best ways to assist your respiratory wellness.
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Covid-19 and your heart health

Our OneWelbeck Heart Health consultants have collated the most essential advice and tips for managing the Covid-19 virus.
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Keeping Your Heart Healthy with Dr Boon Lim

Dr Boon Lim, Consultant Cardiologist at OneWelbeck Heart Health, has released a book as part of the Penguin Life Experts series. In this concise guide, Dr Lim shares his advice for achieving optimum heart health, from hypertension, cholesterol and inherited cardiac conditions, to chest pain, fainting and stress. Read an exclusive extract from the book below, and scroll to the bottom to purchase.
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Long Covid and your Heart Health

Long Covid can affect the heart in a variety of ways. In this article Dr Boon Lim discusses the link between Long Covid and Heart Health, and provides some helpful tips for recovery.
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Can You Develop Angina in Your 20s?

Although Angina is commonly seen in middle-aged to older male patients, it can be a condition anyone, regardless of age or sex, can get. Remember that Angina is not a disease, but simply chest pain in its manner which could be a symptom of an underlying heart issue. Let’s take a look at the possibility of younger people getting angina, why it could happen, and what someone with angina can do.
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Managing Your Heart Health

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Running the marathon is good for your heart health

New research led by Barts NHS Trust and University College London found that running a marathon for the first time could have several health benefits including reducing blood pressure and arterial stiffness.
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Older patients with heart attacks should have the same treatment as younger ones

In the field of cardiology, we have developed some amazing treatments: this includes both procedures and medications that can improve patients’ wellbeing and prolong their lives. However, as we get older, the risks posed by treatments and adverse side effects to drugs increases. With our elderly patients, it becomes much more difficult to balance the benefits offered by certain treatments with the risks that they present.
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What you need to know about heart valve replacements

The average heart beats 2.5 billion times in a lifetime, and in most people, the valves will continue to function properly throughout your lifespan. However, when they misbehave, they can become narrower which restricts blood flow, or they can leak, which causes backflow of the blood. There are 4 valves in the heart: Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid and Pulmonary. In adults, the pulmonary valve is the least likely to malfunction. Heart valve replacement is a serious surgery, however with new innovations and less invasive techniques, there are more options available that allow a quicker recovery time post-operation. Dr Iqbal Malik, Consultant Cardiologist at OneWelbeck Heart Health, explains the choices.
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Fatty Liver – what is it and how does it affect you?

Fatty liver is a relatively common condition that we see at OneWelbeck Digestive Health. In this article, Professor Hemant Kocher, Consultant General and HPB (hepato-pancreatic-biliary) Surgeon at OneWelbeck, takes a closer look at fatty liver, what causes it, and the different courses of treatment available.
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