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-injury-needle phobia: The fight against fainting

Does the sight of blood make the room spin? Here's how to fight back against blood-injury-needle phobia and pump up your resistance to fainting.

Blood pressure numbers explained

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

6 ways to keep calm during your MRI scan

MRI scans are among the safest medical procedures available yet some patients dread the experience. Here's our top tips for how to stay calm and get your scan.

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.