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Steps to Take When You Think You Are Having a Stroke

A stroke is a medical emergency so it is important to be aware of the signs and to call an ambulance immediately if you think that you (or someone else) might be having a stroke. The faster that you get treatment for a stroke, the better the chances of limiting the effects and saving your … Read More

How Can a Person Know if Their Arteries Are Clogged?

Blocked arteries can cause serious problems if they prevent blood from reaching vital parts of the body such as the heart or brain. However, the symptoms of blocked arteries aren’t always obvious until they cause a life-threatening issue such as a heart attack or stroke. Sometimes the only way to know if your arteries are … Read More

Who Should Undergo Sports Screening?

Sports screening can be a good idea for athletes of all ages and skill levels, from young amateurs to experienced professionals. Even if you feel fit and healthy, there could be underlying issues that could be affecting your performance or putting you at risk. The Purpose of Sports Screening Sports screening is preventative so it … Read More

What supplements to take to increase immunity during COVID-19?

Good nutrition is essential for a healthy immune system so it’s vital to eat well when viruses are circulating. Eating a balanced diet will help to keep you and your immune system healthy: Include a range of different fruits and vegetables in your diet to get plenty of vitamins and minerals Try to eat fruits … Read More

How to Start Exercising Safely?

Exercise is one of the best things you can do to look after your heart, but it is important to make sure that you are exercising safely. Many people have been inspired to start exercising during the COVID-19 lockdown but rushing into it could put your health at risk, especially if you have a heart … Read More

Looking After Your Heart During Covid-19

Advice for patients with underlying heart conditions COVID-19 is a new strain of coronavirus first discovered in the city of Wuhan, China in 2019. Examples of previous strains of coronavirus well known to the public are SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) and MERS (Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome).

Pregnancy: Looking After Yourself During Isolation and the Coronavirus Outbreak

Most women experience a simple and healthy pregnancy with no complications, however it is important to take care of both you and your baby during this time.

What Happens When You Have a Blocked Artery in Your Arm

Blocked arteries can cause serious problems when they prevent blood from reaching different parts of your body, but the effects will depend on which area is affected. A blocked artery in your arm can cause pain and other symptoms that may affect your daily life.

Can Stroke Affect Your Balance?

Stroke can have a dramatic impact on many aspects of your health and mobility. One aspect that can be particularly significant is your balance, as any issues in this area can put you at risk of falling and injuring yourself while you are recovering from a stroke. It’s important to be aware of any impact … Read More