Health

Is a bed of nails the key to helping you sleep better?

A recent survey reports that 1 in 2 of us in the UK are not getting a good night’s sleep with some people only getting as little as five hours a night. Dr Hilary shares his top tips to get the nation sleeping again including how sleeping on a bed of nails could help you doze off.

Cindy Smulders on her daughter's FND diagnosis

Olympic hopeful Georgia Carmichael, was left paralysed from the waist down and unable to speak after a bump on the head caused a seizure. Originally told by doctors that she was experiencing symptoms of concussion, the teenager was later diagnosed with Functional Neurological Disorder (FND). Now in recovery, Georgia is using physical therapy to regain control of her limbs and speech.

Dr. Hilary on the latest HRT research

A recent study from the University of Helsinki has suggested that taking HRT for more than ten years could increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease. With over 1m women in the UK taking HRT is this something that we should worry about?

Dr. Hilary Jones breaks down the story, explaining that the numbers stated are insignificant, with the benefits of HRT still far outweighing the risks. Dr. Hilary says that he will continue to prescribe HRT, confirming that we 'shouldn't worry'.

Calum Best reveals why he didn't think he'd make it to 30 and shares a powerful message about mental health

To mark Children's Mental Health Week, Calum Best visited a secondary school to address a group of teenagers about the importance of looking after their mental health and wellbeing and seeking help when needed. Calum is a Mental Health Campaigner for the NSPCC and Childline and speaks of his own experience of dealing with the loss of his father, George Best, and how his life would be very different had he not sought help. Calum also joins Lorraine in studio to discuss the impact his visit to the school had on shaping teenagers attitude towards mental health.

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