Health

Have you got a health question for Dr Hilary?

Dr Hilary's Open Surgery

Do you have any health concerns or questions that you'd like to put to Dr Hilary live in next Thursday's Open Surgery?

The festive season is upon us and maybe you're worried about a niggling cold or have a touch of the winter blues that you can't seem to shift.

Whatever your health question, we'd like to hear from you!

Email your questions and contact details, including a phone number and email address, to lorraine@itv.com with Open Surgery in the subject line before 8.30am on Thursday 8 December. Entrants must be 18+

Terms and conditions apply.

A glass of wine a day 'cuts risk of stroke'

Did you know a glass of wine could help cut your risk of common stroke?

New research research suggests that a large glass of wine a day can reduce the levels of protein that forms blood clots and protect you against the most common type of stroke.

Watch Dr Hilary discuss the findings in the video above.

Giovanna opens up about breastfeeding struggles

As long as you're happy and your baby's happy, that's all that matters

– Giovanna talsk about overcoming her breastfeeding struggles

In week two of Truly Madly Mummy, we're tackling the most provocative of issues - breastfeeding , a subject which always generates debate and headlines.

A poll we commissioned revealed that almost 45% of mums did not breastfeed their most recent child, and more than a third believe there isn't enough support among mothers themselves.

The pros and cons of being an older mother

Older motherhood is becoming something of a trend among celebrities, not just the general public

– Dr Hilary on the increasing number of women becoming older mothers

After Janet Jackson confirmed she is expecting her first child, age 50, and 44-year-old Geri Horner announced her second pregnancy, Dr Hilary joined Lorraine on the sofa to talk about the advantages and disadvantages of being an older mother.

He also discussed the importance and health benefits of exercise during pregnancy.