Common issues with the heart can often be overcome with procedures like bypass surgery or the implantation of a pacemaker

See our Nuffield Health experts' articles regarding the health of your heart and lungs.  

Simple test for a healthy heart

Struggling to find the motivation to get or stay fit? Fitness says more about your future health than you may think. All you have to do is listen to your heart.

With a little exercise, this simple heart test could warn you of your chances of developing disease and help you to improve your heart health. Jay Brewer, Professional Head of Clinical Wellbeing, presents this light-hearted video detailing how to the do the test yourself.

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Mike’s angiogram: A journey inside the heart

Mike is no stranger to angiograms. He's back for a second one, after the symptoms of his angina mysteriously returned following six months of relief. Dr Suneel Talwar, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital, takes a look inside.

What to pack for hospital

If you're visiting hospital, there's a few basics you'll need to take with you. Our video guide shows you what to pack whether you're only coming in for the day, overnight, or staying a little longer.

Radiation exposure from medical scans

Worried about radiation in medical scans? You should see how much astronauts put up with! This animation shows just how little radiation is needed to help experts diagnose and treat medical conditions.

How Alex fought anxiety to return to diving

Alex worried that he’d never be able to dive again after a blockage in his heart was discovered. But he wasn’t willing to give up without a fight.

A simple trick to lower your blood pressure

Everyone knows exercise will help lower your blood pressure, but this little trick can help accelerate the drop. Best of all, it takes next to no effort. Head of Preventative Medicine, Dr Ben Kelly explains.