Updated: Friday 22 October 2021

If you’re not sleeping enough, the effects could be more significant that bags under your eyes, and there could also be dramatic but hidden effects on how you think and feel. Head of Preventative Medicine, Dr Ben Kelly, explains sleep can be closely linked to your physical and mental health.

Updated: Friday 15 October 2021

Conversations about menopause should be a normal part of working life. Gosia Bowling, National Lead for Emotional Wellbeing, discusses some common concerns for menopausal women in the workplace and how these can be addressed – to help change the taboo around 'the change'.

Updated: Friday 15 October 2021

Celebrities like Davina McCall and Mariella Frostrup have recently raised the profile of all things ‘menopause’. It’s no longer a word you need to whisper under your breath to your girlfriends. It’s okay to admit you’re ‘going through it.’ It’s even something you can talk to your manager about if you’re having issues at work. Jo Dafforn, Clinical Lead for Pelvic Health Physiotherapy explains the lesser-known pelvic symptoms of menopause and how to ease them.

Updated: Friday 24 September 2021

If you’ve recently had a baby, on the outside it may seem like you’ve recovered, but has your pelvis recovered internally? Jo Dafforn, Clinical Lead Pelvic Health Physiotherapy discusses 4 symptoms you may experience as a new mum, and how our Pelvic Health Physiotherapists can help.

Updated: Friday 24 September 2021

Most women will have a gap in their tummy muscles in their third trimester. This usually resolves within 3–6 months after giving birth but some mums are left with a gap – giving the classic “mummy pooch”. Minal Gadhia, Specialist Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, explains what causes a diastasis recti and gives her top tips on how to fix it.

Updated: Thursday 16 September 2021

Small changes to your lifestyle could make you happier, and see you living a longer, healthier life. There's no magic cure, but Head of Clinical Research Dr Ben Kelly has 5 top tips to help you keep your mind and body firing on all cylinders well into retirement.

Updated: Friday 3 September 2021

Pelvic floor muscles play a part in a range of women’s health issues, from urinary continence to sensitivity during sex. Hayley Saunders, Physiotherapist at Nuffield Health, explains why and how to look after your pelvic floor muscles.

Updated: Thursday 22 July 2021

There are many reasons why you might be experiencing intimacy issues, not all of them are things you can control on your own. Here's six things that could be getting in the way of your sex life.

Updated: Thursday 22 July 2021

Making an effort to relax might sound counterintuitive, but it's vital to your emotional and physical wellbeing. Brendan Street, Professional Head of Emotional Wellbeing, suggests a few techniques to help you unwind before you unravel.

Updated: Tuesday 15 June 2021

Smear tests are a key part of looking after your health, but women can be anxious about the results. Nuffield Health's Medical Executive Director, Dr Davina Deniszczyz, explains the different types of smear results and what they mean for you.

Updated: Wednesday 7 April 2021

Not sure what to expect after pelvic organ prolapse surgery? Jo Lang, National Lead for Pelvic Health Physiotherapy at Nuffield Health, explains what happens after surgery and shares her tips for a healthy recovery.

Updated: Wednesday 7 April 2021

For the majority of people summer is a time to enjoy the outdoors and let your hair down, however, for women who struggle to control their bladder, the thought of summer can bring on a lot of anxiety. Suzie Venn and Angela Birnie share their top tips to help women who are experiencing this.

Updated: Tuesday 30 March 2021

Many women put up with these symptoms for years, not realising the damage they are doing to their health and fertility. Here's your need-to-know guide on the signs of endometriosis.

Updated: Wednesday 24 February 2021

Getting a good night's sleep isn't just about having energy for the day ahead, it has real effects on your health. Physiologist Jade Wells explains.

Updated: Wednesday 24 February 2021

Sleeping well is essential for your health and wellbeing, but many of us struggle to get quality sleep. Physiologist Jade Wells provides her tips for having a good night of restorative sleep.

Updated: Wednesday 3 February 2021

Large and heavy breasts can be a big problem for some women. Here are six signs you should do something about them.

Updated: Monday 18 January 2021

When looking after others, it’s important to look after yourself too. After all, you can’t pour from an empty cup. Here's our guide to ensuring you fit in some 'me-time'.

Updated: Thursday 12 November 2020

Back pain will affect a third of us this year. Nuffield Health Physiotherapy Lead, John Taylor, busts four popular myths about cause and treatment.

Updated: Tuesday 27 October 2020

Having a mammogram doesn't have to be a daunting experience. Nuffield Health's Professional Head of Mammography and Laser Safety, Sue Oliver, walks us through the exam.

Updated: Wednesday 7 October 2020

The years leading up to the menopause aren’t as straightforward as many women imagine. In fact, some find themselves experiencing a hormonal turbulence reminiscent of their teenage years. This is the perimenopause.