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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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
How does your diet link to cancer?
When it comes to dietary advice, knowing who to trust is important as an internet search about diet and cancer can leave you feeling confused and possibly even scared. For this year’s Breast Cancer awareness month, Jo Cunningham, an oncology and gut-specialist dietitian from The Gut Health Clinic, takes a closer look at the links between diet and cancer, bringing you evidence-based advice as well as answering some common questions.Learn More
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.Learn More
Is Arthritis Only Present In Older People Or Can Younger Patients Develop It?
Arthritis is a long-term condition that causes inflammation and pain in the joints. It typically affects older people, but it can impact people of all ages, including children — though this is less common. It can be concerning if you believe you’re experiencing signs of arthritis at an early age, but there are treatments out there. This article is going to delve deeper into the causes of arthritis, what the early stages of arthritis can look like, and how common arthritis in young adults really is.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
Are you suffering from Weak Ankles?
Do you often complain of weak and sore ankles, or you get the feeling your ankle is ready to give way? Mr Pal Ramesh, a Consultant Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon at OneWelbeck offers his expertise and advice on what can be done.Learn More
4 reasons you are struggling to sleep
For many of us, making a few small changes to our daily routines and sleeping environment can improve our quality of sleep. But for others who suffer from sleeping disorders, medical intervention might be needed. Professor Michael Polkey at OneWelbeck Lung Health explains some of the main reasons you might be getting a bad night’s sleep and when you should see a sleep specialist so you can get a good night’s rest.Learn More