Dr Hilary discusses Avril Lavigne's Lyme Disease

It was the worst time of my life. I'm really grateful to know I will make a 100% recovery.

– Avril Lavigne

Dr Hilary Jones discusses the latest health headlines - including Avril Lavigne's Lyme Disease diagnosis.

The 30-year-old singer revealed this week that she suffered nearly two months of night sweats and flu-like symptoms after contracting the inflammatory disease caused by tick bites.

Our resident doctor also spoke about the link between smoking and being overweight with going grey in your Twenties.

Plus he applauds reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova for speaking out about periods.

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Could giggling be in your genes?

Dr Hilary Jones is here for his weekly round-up of health headlines.

The NHS is making the headlines by announcing that three regions, involving hospitals, GP’s, community care and social services are going to be overhauled with something called a success regime.

It’s heart rhythm week and the heart charity Arrhythmia Alliance have launched a campaign called Detect, Protect and Correct. In the UK 250 people die a day from cardiac arrest. Dr Hilary has the latest gadget where you can check your heart rate from your phone and shows you how to correctly check your pulse, for free!

Keep moving for arthritis awareness week

Dr Hilary Jones joins us to discuss this week's health news including the minor ailments scheme on the NHS which is aimed at parents on a low income and allows them to receive free treatment for children, including syrups and paracetamol.

Plus it's arthritis awareness week - thousands of people have juvenile arthritis in the UK and we take a look at some of the best gadgets out there to help you - the theme of the week is to keep moving after all!

Adam Rickitt opens up about mental health

I’m an everyday guy and yet it happened to me and it can literally happen to anyone.

– Adam on his battle with mental illness

It's Mental Health Awareness Week and new research shows that one in four of us will experience problems at some point this year. After overcoming his own battle with mental health issues, former Corrie star Adam Rickitt has been to meet other young sufferers to talk about their experiences.


NHS info on mental health

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