Sleep is not an ‘option’, it’s something our bodies require to function at our best. Head of Preventative Medicine, Dr Ben Kelly, explains the benefits of quality sleep, what happens if you don’t get enough of it, and how you can improve your sleep.

Updated: Friday 22 September 2023

Published: Monday 5 June 2017

Exercise is a great way to help lower your blood pressure levels. Ben Kelly, Director of Research and Outcomes, explains five of the best exercises.

Updated: Friday 22 September 2023

Published: Wednesday 30 March 2016

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’ve partnered with Nuffield Health GP Dr Unnati Desai to help dispel some common myths about the flu jab.

Updated: Thursday 21 September 2023

Published: Thursday 21 September 2023

Whether you work in an office or from home, it doesn’t take long for poor posture and an unergonomic workspace to damage to your back. At work, one of the best things you can do for your long-term health and productivity is to get up and take regular breaks away from your workstation.

Updated: Wednesday 6 September 2023

Published: Wednesday 23 September 2015

Chronic pain can make it feel like life may never be “good” or “normal” again. Whether it’s joint pain, arthritis or the long-term discomfort associated with a diagnosed health condition, chronic pain is ever present for millions of people.

Updated: Thursday 17 August 2023

Published: Tuesday 2 October 2018

Everyone has different pain tolerance levels, but if you're experiencing mild musculoskeletal pain, try practicing these natural techniques to improve how your body copes, without using painkillers.

Updated: Thursday 10 August 2023

Published: Tuesday 2 October 2018

Exercise is crucial to building stronger joints, even if you already experience pain. Try these clinically approved exercises for people with joint pain.

Updated: Tuesday 8 August 2023

Published: Wednesday 17 October 2018

The menstrual cycle encompasses far more than just a period. Whether you’re interested in learning more about your own cycle, or your child has recently gotten their first period, you’re in the right place. Dispelling common myths about menstruation and the female cycle helps us all understand the ‘time of the month’ as part of a bigger picture. Senior physiotherapist Hazel Eatwell provides a detailed insight into the menstrual cycle.

Updated: Tuesday 8 August 2023

Published: Thursday 27 July 2023

Tracking your menstrual cycle and the duration of your periods can give you a valuable insight into your body's natural rhythm and empower you to take control of your reproductive health. Exploring the benefits of period cycle tracking helps you better understand the timing of ovulation and menstruation, giving you a biological backing for ovulation timing, fluctuating mood, sex drive and the timing of your period.

Updated: Monday 24 July 2023

Published: Monday 24 July 2023

It is estimated that one in six adults will be affected by urinary incontinence, a pelvic condition that leads to the unintentional loss of urine specifically for those who struggle to control their bladder. Suzie Venn and Angela Birnie share their top tips to help women who are experiencing this.

Updated: Tuesday 9 May 2023

Published: Thursday 30 May 2019

Need motivation to get off the couch? Nuffield Health’s Head of Fitness, Chris Foster, gives six no nonsense reasons why you should get active, now.

Updated: Friday 28 April 2023

Published: Monday 7 September 2015

Niki May Young takes us through her 360+ Health Assessment experience, and the surprising discoveries that were made.

Updated: Friday 28 April 2023

Published: Friday 19 June 2015

The temperature is dropping and the days are getting shorter. As we head into winter we’re all at a greater risk of catching colds or the flu, but there’s lots you can do to boost your immune system to help avoid the misery.

Updated: Friday 28 April 2023

Published: Tuesday 19 November 2019

Illness and injury not only keep you from doing the things you love, but can also get in the way of your work. Here's how to access fast, effective care and get back to work sooner.

Updated: Wednesday 12 April 2023

Published: Wednesday 6 April 2016

This National Heart Health Month, Nuffield Health Physiotherapy Manager and Cardiac Rehabilitation Lead, Helen Alexander, shares five lifestyle changes you can make to help improve your heart health.

Updated: Thursday 6 April 2023

Published: Thursday 2 February 2023

Going to the gym shouldn't just be about working out, it can also be a place to meet new people, relax or have fun. Here, we run through our top things you can do to make the best of your gym membership.

Updated: Thursday 6 April 2023

Published: Wednesday 30 December 2016

High blood pressure and cholesterol levels are a clear and present danger to your heart health. But there’s a super food that can turn the tide.

Updated: Tuesday 28 March 2023

Published: Wednesday 30 November 2016

Food is an energy source. Used well, it will maintain a steady energy level throughout the day, used badly and your energy levels will peak and trough, along with your ability to function properly. Our expert tips will help you get the most out of your diet to feel great every day.

Updated: Tuesday 28 March 2023

Published: Tuesday 24 May 2016

Knowing what to eat is one thing, getting it into your diet is another.

Updated: Tuesday 28 March 2023

Published: Tuesday 31 January 2017

If you struggle with high blood pressure, it might feel like the things you shouldn’t eat outnumber the ones you should. These quick tips will help you to make good choices when hunger strikes.

Updated: Tuesday 28 March 2023

Published: Wednesday 1 February 2017