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

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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.

How Beth is using boxing to manage cystic fibrosis

The 16-year-old isn’t taking the life-limiting condition lying down. She’s fighting her CF with a fitness programme designed to improve her quality of life.

Blood pressure numbers explained

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

Experience CT scan in 360 virtual reality

Not sure what to expect during a CT scan? This 360 video gives you a sneak peek inside the scanner so you can feel a little more at ease.

How does MRI work?

MRI scanners look deep inside your body to produce detailed images. This simple animation explains the physics behind this medical marvel.