Heart

    Sam Allardyce: ‘My heart op shock’ – Sam Allardyce: ‘My heart...

    Football manager Sam Allardyce talks about his heart operation and how regular visits to his GP may have saved his life.What kind of operation...

    Travelling with a heart condition – Travelling with a heart condition

    Most people with a heart condition are able to travel, as long as they feel well and their condition is stable and well controlled. If...

    How to look after your heart – How to look after...

    Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the UK's biggest killer, causing around 73,000 deaths every year. That's an average of 200 people every day, or...

    Top 10 healthy heart tips – Top 10 healthy heart tips

    A healthy lifestyle will make your heart healthier. Here are 10 things you can do to look after your heart. Give up smoking If you're a smoker,...

    Christmas on your own – Christmas on your own

    Ideas for getting into the festive spirit and keeping healthy if you're on your own over Christmas.If you're on your own over the Christmas...

    Benefits of love and sex – Benefits of love and sex

    Besides a heart full of love and a big smile, romance can bring some positive health benefits. Some scientific studies suggest that a loving...
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    The 10,000 steps challenge – The 10,000 steps challenge

    // Read transcript for video - Can you walk 10,000 steps a day? Walking more, whether it's for work or leisure, is an easy...

    Diabetes and your heart – Diabetes and your heart

    People with diabetes are at greater risk of developing coronary heart disease (CHD) than the general population. People with diabetes have about twice the risk...

    Kawasaki disease – Complications of Kawasaki disease

    With prompt treatment, most children with Kawasaki disease make a full recovery. However, sometimes complications can develop. The complications associated with Kawasaki disease are mainly...

    Kawasaki disease – Treating Kawasaki disease

    Kawasaki disease is usually treated in hospital as it can cause serious complications. Treatment should begin as soon as possible. It may take longer for your...