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.

Blood pressure numbers explained

Not sure what to make of your blood pressure? Here’s how the numbers work.

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.

5 exercise tips to help control cholesterol levels

If you’ve been told your cholesterol levels are high, there are exercise habits you can adopt to help combat the problem.

How does my heart rate show if I'm stressed?

Your heart holds the secret to your stress levels. Nuffield Health's Head of Clinical Wellbeing explains why, and how you can use heart rate variability to combat the effects of stress.


Mon 13 Feb

Gloucester Fitness & Wellbeing Gym

Sports cardiology is an advancing field that encompasses the care of athletes and active individuals with known or previously undiagnosed cardiovascular conditions.
Mon 13 Feb

Gloucester Fitness & Wellbeing Gym

How to detect and reduce one's risk of developing cardiovascular disease.