Sweating is a normal bodily function, but for some people it becomes excessive, uncomfortable, and even embarrassing. Hyperhidrosis can occur in different areas and is defined as sweating that goes beyond what you’d normally expect given your physical condition or environment.

Updated: Thursday 27 June 2024

Published: Thursday 27 June 2024

When your circadian rhythm fails to synchronise with the local time zone, you can be left feeling exhausted and disorientated. If you’re a frequent flyer, you’ve likely felt jetlagged at one point or another.

Updated: Wednesday 29 May 2024

Published: Tuesday 1 August 2023

Going on holiday changes our day-to-day routine and can impact diet, skin health, and the amount of physical activity we're getting.

Updated: Wednesday 29 May 2024

Published: Thursday 2 May 2019

If you are elderly or have a weakened immune system, you might be wondering whether the flu jab is something you need to get. With flu season approaching, we sat down with Nuffield Health National Lead for GP Services Dr Unnati Desai to help dispel some common myths about getting vaccinated.

Updated: Tuesday 28 May 2024

Published: Thursday 21 September 2023

Understanding how to properly check your testicles for lumps is something every man should know how to do. Getting to know their unique size and shape makes spotting abnormalities like lumps and areas of swelling easier.

Updated: Wednesday 15 May 2024

Published: Wednesday 15 May 2024

Depending on your needs and history with contraception, starting or changing your method can be a daunting experience. Thankfully, there are plenty of options available today to make safe sex easy.

Updated: Friday 3 May 2024

Published: Friday 3 May 2024

During the menopause, many women experience hot flashes. These can vary in intensity and cause confusion, disorientation, and anxiety if you aren’t used to them. Dr Unnati Desai shares some insight into what hot flashes are and how you can manage them.

Updated: Friday 3 May 2024

Published: Wednesday 18 October 2023

In a land as often dreary as the UK, is skin cancer really a problem? Nuffield Health GP and mole expert Unnati Desai discusses the facts around skin cancer and provides a simple guide to checking your moles.

Updated: Friday 3 May 2024

Published: Monday 23 May 2016

If you’re wondering what a healthy cholesterol reading looks like, you’re not alone. Continue with Dr Unnati Desai to find out what your levels mean and what changes you can make to avoid a potentially problematic cholesterol reading.

Updated: Thursday 2 May 2024

Published: Tuesday 22 November 2016

It can be a challenge to take care of our skin, especially if you have an underlying condition like eczema or regularly experience dry and flaky skin. During the colder months, a lack of sunlight and harsh and wintery conditions can leave skin looking and feeling parched, flaky and dull.

Updated: Wednesday 1 May 2024

Published: Friday 8 November 2019

Testicular cancer can be difficult for men to talk about. Unfortunately, silence on the subject can lead to a lack of understanding and difficulty identifying problematic lumps. Keep reading for expert information and advice on what to look out for and when to get yourself checked out by a professional.

Updated: Thursday 4 April 2024

Published: Thursday 4 April 2024

Diet plays a vital role in lowering our cholesterol. In this article, Dr Unnati Desai explores 9 ways you can adjust your food intake to help get your reading down.

Updated: Wednesday 6 March 2024

Published: Wednesday 30 March 2016

Acne is a skin condition that can affect anyone, from teenagers to adults. It can cause itching, scarring, and affect our health and confidence. What causes acne varies from person to person, with hormonal changes and stress being two common triggers. Thankfully, there are a few simple lifestyle changes that can help.

Updated: Tuesday 7 November 2023

Published: Friday 19 June 2015

The enjoyment of spring and summer can often be hampered by the onset of hayfever symptoms. Dr Unnati Desai, national GP lead at Nuffield Health, shares her expertise on everything you need to know, from the most common symptoms to the best ways to alleviate them.

Updated: Friday 13 October 2023

Published: Wednesday 22 March 2023

Dr Unnati Desai, National GP lead at Nuffield Health, shares her expertise on the science behind beauty sleep and provides tips to optimise skincare regimes overnight.

Updated: Wednesday 22 March 2023

Published: Monday 12 September 2016

The years leading up to the menopause can be a difficult time due to the hormonal changes that occur, but help is available. Dr Unnati Desai, National Lead for GP Services at Nuffield Health explains the main symptoms that could mean you’re experiencing perimenopause, and how to get support.

Updated: Thursday 9 March 2023

Published: Friday 29 April 2016

The effects of the pandemic have been significant, and we’ve seen the impact of long COVID on physical and mental health. GP and Dermatology Lead Dr Unnati Desai explains the symptoms of long COVID, and how you can both self-manage and get rehabilitation for these.

Updated: Friday 27 January 2023

Published: Monday 27 September 2021

Nuffield Health's GP National Lead, Dr Unnati Desai shares her expertise on some of the more common conditions, myths and issues that often arise during the winter, and how to recognise, understand and treat them

Updated: Friday 13 January 2023

Published: Friday 2 December 2022

A change in season can have a big impact on our skin. As the temperature drops and the weather worsens a range of skin conditions can appear or be exacerbated. Understanding the effects of those changes and how you can combat them can help to ensure that your skin remains healthy all year round.

Updated: Tuesday 13 December 2022

Published: Friday 25 November 2022

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer, affecting almost 55,000 UK women each year. But not everything you hear about breast cancer is true.

Updated: Friday 30 September 2022

Published: Friday 4 September 2015