Posts byMadeleine Bailey

9 surprising ways to look after your heart today

From flossing your teeth to throwing shapes on the dance floor, health journalist Madeleine Bailey discovers how you can keep your heart healthy in ways you’ve probably never thought of We all know exercise and a healthy diet can help keep your heart healthy, while being overweight, smoking and consuming too much alcohol, sugar or…

5 common health questions asked by men

With Movember this month and International Men’s Day on 19 November, men’s health is very much in the spotlight. Vitality’s Head of Clinical Services, GP Dr Dawn Richards, answers five of men’s most-asked health questions 1. I sometimes have trouble urinating. Should I be worried? One of the most common causes of having trouble urinating…

Are you getting enough vitamin D?

If you’re tired, achey all the time and generally feeling unwell, you could be in need of more vitamin D. Vitality’s Head of Clinical Services, GP Dr Dawn Richards, gives us the lowdown on the latest vitamin D advice and whether you need more. Government guidelines advise us all to consider taking a vitamin D…