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Heart attack recovery

Most people make a good recovery after a heart attack. Cardiac rehabilitation services give support and advice to help you return to an active life and help prevent future heart problems.

Heart & Stroke

Male menopause

Many men report symptoms in their 40s and 50s that may caused by ageing or declining testoterone. Find out about the symptoms and how to help.

Seniors' Health

Motion sickness

Many people eventually grow out of motion sickness (travel sickness), but for those who don’t there are treatments available and things you can do to help prevent it and ease the symptoms.

Travel Health

Heart anatomy

View a picture of the anatomy of the heart, which is made up of 4 compartments: 2 atria and 2 ventricles.

Heart & Stroke

Heat stroke and heat exhaustion

When your body can't keep itself cool you can develop heat illnesses, ranging from heat cramps to heat exhaustion and, most serious of all, heat stroke. Some people are more prone to heat illnesses than others.

Exercise & Fitness

Video: Boredom

Although more obvious in children, we all experience boredom at some time. Adults usually ignore it and move on, but prolonged boredom should not be ignored. Find out how to make boredom work for you.

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Cycling to health

Cycling regularly improves both endurance and aerobic capacity. It also reduces your risk of cardiovascular disease and improves your overall health.

Exercise & Fitness

Asthma and dust mites

House dust mites are a common asthma trigger. Find out how dust mite allergy is diagnosed and pick up some tips to help avoid dust mites.

Asthma

Allergy-proof your home

Whether it's house dust mites, mould, pets or pollen that you are allergic to, there are steps you can take to allergy-proof your house.

Allergy

Asthma: can swimming help?

Swimming has been recommended in the past for people with asthma but there is no evidence that swimming improves asthma symptoms. In elite swimmers, repeated exposure to chlorine may contribute to the development of asthma.

Asthma