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General health and seasonal – Nov 24, 2021 
How to manage gout symptoms when we’re i...
As our celebrations and reasons to indulge pick up this time... Read more
General health and seasonal – Nov 21, 2021 
Is it a cold or Covid-19?
Colds, flu and Covid-19 all have similar symptoms – here’s h... Read more
General health and seasonal – Nov 17, 2021 
What vitamins should I take?
Most of us can get all the vitamins and minerals we need fro... Read more
General health and seasonal – Nov 10, 2021 
Looking after your liver over the festiv...
As festivities start to kick in, it’s normal to indulge a li... Read more
General health and seasonal – Nov 8, 2021 
Why am I always tired?
Tiredness and fatigue are very common, but when are tirednes... Read more
General health and seasonal – Nov 4, 2021 
Is cold water swimming good for your hea...
More of us than ever are braving the chill of ice baths or t... Read more
General health and seasonal – Nov 3, 2021 
10 things your poo can tell you about yo...
From constipation to blood or mucus in poo, your bowel habit... Read more
General health and seasonal – Nov 1, 2021 
8 causes that could explain your loss of...
Dr Rhianna McClymont, Lead GP at Livi, shares her advice on ... Read more
How to prepare for a post-lockdown spike in colds and flu
General health and seasonal – Oct 29, 2021 
Colds and flu – How to prepare for a pos...
How will Covid-19 affect the cold and flu season? And why ar... Read more
General health and seasonal – Oct 14, 2021 
Treating concussion – what to do if some...
If you’ve bumped your head or taken a bad knock, it’s hope... Read more
General health and seasonal – Sep 26, 2021 
How to spot the signs of a heart attack
What are the key heart attack symptoms and what should you d... Read more
General health and seasonal – Sep 26, 2021 
Urinary incontinence – A guide to coping...
Many of us have laughed hard and accidentally peed a little.... Read more
General health and seasonal – Sep 22, 2021 
How to help someone with an eating disor...
How can you offer support if someone close to you is living ... Read more
General health and seasonal – Sep 3, 2021 
What’s causing your gas and flatulence?
Trapped wind and flatulence happen to everyone, but can be a... Read more
General health and seasonal – Sep 1, 2021 
What causes excessive sweating? Doctor’s...
It can be tricky to speak to your GP about medical concerns ... Read more
General health and seasonal – Sep 1, 2021 
How to talk to young people about sex an...
When and how should we talk to children and teenagers about ... Read more
General health and seasonal – Aug 30, 2021 
Tick bites – what you need to know
As autumn approaches, so does tick season. Although they're ... Read more
Blood donations: everything you need to know when you give blood
General health and seasonal – Aug 25, 2021 
Everything you need to know about giving...
Every day, hospitals rely on a generous number of blood dona... Read more
If you’ve had unprotected sex, taking action now can protect your health today and in the future.
General health and seasonal – Aug 24, 2021 
I had unprotected sex – what should I do...
If you’ve had unprotected sex, taking action now can protect... Read more
General health and seasonal – Aug 22, 2021 
What your knee pain might be telling you
Our knees are under a lot of strain every day from carrying ... Read more
General health and seasonal – Aug 18, 2021 
7 doctor’s tips for managing eczema flar...
From emollients to light therapy, Dr Rhianna McClymont, Lead... Read more
General health and seasonal – Aug 3, 2021 
Everything you need to know about the th...
Want to understand more about your thyroid health? Livi medi... Read more
General health and seasonal – Jul 25, 2021 
A doctor’s tips to help beat bloating
Feeling bloated is something we often get after indulging. B... Read more
General health and seasonal – Jul 20, 2021 
Your summer first aid kit essentials
As the holiday season kicks off across the UK, we’ve put tog... Read more
General health and seasonal – Jul 6, 2021 
Exercising in the heat – a doctor’s guid...
Dr Samuel Menon, Lead GP at Livi, shares his tips on how to ... Read more
General health and seasonal – Jun 29, 2021 
Learn how to do CPR – a step-by-step gui...
Sometimes the unexpected happens. And you need to act quickl... Read more
Person treating dry skin with moisturiser
General health and seasonal – Jun 28, 2021 
What causes dry skin? And how to treat ...
Most of us have dry skin from time to time, and it’s usually... Read more
General health and seasonal – Jun 25, 2021 
How to enjoy the sun safely – and what t...
Many of us are keen to make the most of being out in the sun... Read more
General health and seasonal – Jun 22, 2021 
What causes fainting and what helps? Gui...
Vasovagal syncope is a common condition that causes us to fa... Read more
General health and seasonal – Jun 15, 2021 
A therapist’s advice for coping with gri...
Losing a loved one is one of the hardest emotional experienc... Read more
General health and seasonal – Jun 9, 2021 
What you need to know about hunger hormo...
Dr Céline Guyomar, a Livi medical doctor, explains everythin... Read more
General health and seasonal – May 26, 2021 
5 things you need to know about sustaina...
How much weight is it healthy to lose and what’s the most su... Read more
General health and seasonal – May 25, 2021 
Spotting the signs of a stroke – a docto...
Knowing the signs of a stroke can save someone’s life. Dr Rh... Read more
General health and seasonal – May 23, 2021 
Summer bites and stings – a doctor’s gui...
Summer means embracing the great outdoors, but it also comes... Read more
General health and seasonal – May 13, 2021 
Are my blood pressure levels healthy? A ...
Keeping your blood pressure levels in check could save your ... Read more
General health and seasonal – May 4, 2021 
Why is my heart racing when I’m resting?...
Dr Rhianna McClymont, Lead GP at Livi, explains what causes ... Read more
General health and seasonal – Apr 28, 2021 
Hay fever signs and treatment: your self...
Hay fever is a very common condition, affecting at least a q... Read more
General health and seasonal – Apr 27, 2021 
Did you know that CBT can help these 5 p...
Whether you worry about social interaction or have a crippli... Read more
General health and seasonal – Apr 19, 2021 
A therapist’s guide to coping better wit...
From less time socialising to feelings of unpredictability, ... Read more
General health and seasonal – Apr 17, 2021 11:00 PM
How does stress affect the body?
Stress can give us a short-term boost to help us tackle thre... Read more
General health and seasonal – Mar 29, 2021 
Urinary frequency: what a constant need ...
A nearly constant need to pee – known as ‘urinary frequency’... Read more
General health and seasonal – Mar 16, 2021 
What can help my lower back pain? A doct...
Over 80% of people will experience back pain at some point i... Read more
General health and seasonal – Mar 12, 2021 
A doctor’s guide to iron deficiency
Iron deficiency is very common, but many people have symptom... Read more
General health and seasonal – Mar 3, 2021 
How to cope with anger – in yourself and...
Angry feelings are natural, but learning to manage them can ... Read more
General health and seasonal – Feb 23, 2021 
6 health benefits of sex
Whether you’re having sex for intimacy and pleasure or just ... Read more
General health and seasonal – Feb 9, 2021 
No libido? 8 causes of a loss of sex dri...
It’s common to lose your sex drive at some points in your li... Read more
General health and seasonal – Feb 4, 2021 
7 winter skin questions answered
If you get itchy skin, red patches or eczema flare-ups in th... Read more
General health and seasonal – Feb 1, 2021 
7 common children’s winter illnesses and...
During winter, it’s normal to be more anxious about your chi... Read more
General health and seasonal – Jan 20, 2021 
Need help for anxiety? Here are your que...
As the pandemic continues, so does its impact on our mental ... Read more
General health and seasonal – Jan 19, 2021 
7 ways to help arthritis pain in winter
If your arthritis joint pain feels worse in the colder month... Read more
General health and seasonal – Jan 19, 2021 
5 things doctors want patients to know
Most GPs would agree that prevention is better than cure. Do... Read more
General health and seasonal – Jan 5, 2021 
Help for depression — 7 daily tools to i...
If the pandemic or winter’s dark days have affected your moo... Read more
General health and seasonal – Dec 29, 2020 
Is your waist size putting your health a...
Excess fat around your middle can raise your risk of type 2 ... Read more
General health and seasonal – Dec 29, 2020 
5 motivation secrets to use all year (ba...
If pandemic stress has left you feeling unmotivated, you may... Read more
General health and seasonal – Dec 14, 2020 
Heartburn and indigestion — your questio...
It’s the season for eating, and that can come with feelings ... Read more
General health and seasonal – Dec 11, 2020 
How do antibiotics work and when do you ...
Do antibiotics make a cold go away faster? Can we build resi... Read more
General health and seasonal – Dec 10, 2020 
5 ways to cope with loneliness this wint...
It’s normal to be feeling lonely as the dark days of winter ... Read more
General health and seasonal – Nov 3, 2020 
5 simple tips for a healthy BMI
As we become more aware of the risks of obesity, it’s import... Read more
General health and seasonal – Nov 3, 2020 
What is self-compassion — and why does i...
Learning to show yourself kindness and compassion can benefi... Read more
General health and seasonal – Oct 20, 2020 
What is cytokine storm?
People with Covid-19 can experience an extreme immune system... Read more
General health and seasonal – Oct 5, 2020 
6 causes of panic attacks — and expert t...
If you suffer from panic attacks, read our expert advice to ... Read more
General health and seasonal – Oct 4, 2020 
5 reasons to keep exercising outside
Exercising outside was the norm for many of us during the su... Read more
General health and seasonal – Sep 28, 2020 
7 early signs of burnout and how to avoi...
Most of us have days when we feel depleted, stressed and lac... Read more
General health and seasonal – Sep 21, 2020 
Ultimate guide to the 6 most common skin...
There’s no need to suffer in silence with a skin condition. ... Read more
General health and seasonal – Sep 21, 2020 
How to form healthy habits that stick
Making consistent changes can take time. Here are 4 doctor-a... Read more
General health and seasonal – Sep 3, 2020 
The power of walking for your health
You don’t need to work out intensely to make little improvem... Read more
General health and seasonal – Aug 13, 2020 
6 common STIs and their treatments
Looking after your sexual health is always important – espec... Read more
General health and seasonal – Aug 6, 2020 
How instant access to a GP can make your...
If you’re travelling abroad from England this summer, or jus... Read more
General health and seasonal – Jul 14, 2020 
Acne types and their treatments - help t...
Whether acne emerges in puberty or adulthood, it comes with ... Read more
General health and seasonal – Jul 13, 2020 
Giving up smoking – what help is availab...
If you have tried giving up smoking before without success, ... Read more
General health and seasonal – Jul 2, 2020 
5 weight loss myths exploded
Some commonly-held beliefs about weight loss are simply not ... Read more
General health and seasonal – Jul 2, 2020 
What is being overweight or obese, and w...
What is being overweight or obese? We can help you understan... Read more
General health and seasonal – Jul 2, 2020 
15 summer first aid kit essentials
Whether you’re holidaying somewhere local or have decided to... Read more
General health and seasonal – Jun 30, 2020 
5 ways to increase your energy levels
A few simple lifestyle measures can help get your body’s com... Read more
General health and seasonal – Jun 29, 2020 
What’s causing your tiredness?
It’s not always easy to tell the difference between feeling ... Read more
General health and seasonal – Jun 29, 2020 
How to prevent and treat summer rashes
Hot weather, swimming, plants and even animals can cause ski... Read more
General health and seasonal – Jun 17, 2020 
How to increase your emotional wellbeing...
From making memories to bonding with friends and family, the... Read more
General health and seasonal – Jun 16, 2020 
5 health benefits of being in nature
Time spent in nature has a number of benefits to emotional a... Read more
General health and seasonal – Jun 14, 2020 
8 Ways How to Make Healthier Food Choice...
If you’re craving salty, fatty or sweet foods, our guide to ... Read more
General health and seasonal – Jun 8, 2020 
6 Health Benefits of Drinking Less
Think you might be drinking too much? Here’s how to know. Pl... Read more
General health and seasonal – May 31, 2020 
6 ways to cope with change and increase ...
Change can be unsettling, especially when it’s accompanied b... Read more
General health and seasonal – May 20, 2020 
What causes hay fever and allergies – i...
With everyone spending less time out and about, hay fever su... Read more
General health and seasonal – May 4, 2020 
How to fit exercise into your daily life
You don’t need the gym to stay active. Short bouts of intens... Read more
General health and seasonal – May 4, 2020 11:00 PM
3 ways stress can disturb your sleep
If the past few months have brought you bouts of insomnia or... Read more
General health and seasonal – Apr 28, 2020 
This is how your gut bacteria affects yo...
Did you know that up to 80% of your immune system is found i... Read more
General health and seasonal – Apr 22, 2020 
Supporting others during difficult times
As humans, our natural instinct is to connect, especially du... Read more
General health and seasonal – Apr 22, 2020 
Is having sex safe during social isolati...
With over a billion couples in lockdown across the globe, we... Read more
General health and seasonal – Apr 20, 2020 
How to be healthy when you work from hom...
Turn your home into a working sanctuary and keep yourself we... Read more
General health and seasonal – Apr 20, 2020 
Why mindfulness matters
Discover how the simple techniques of mindfulness can help ... Read more
COVID-19 spreads primarily through close contact with someone who is infected, but it can also spread if you touch contaminated objects and surfaces. So good hygiene is critical to protect yourself and others from the virus.
General health and seasonal – Mar 18, 2020 
5 ways that good hygiene can reduce the ...
COVID-19 spreads primarily through close contact with someon... Read more
General health and seasonal – Mar 3, 2020 
Eat yourself happy
How what you eat could affect your entire mood.Read more
General health and seasonal – Mar 3, 2020 
The hidden dangers of salt
Excess salt can often be found in surprising places. Find ou... Read more
General health and seasonal – Feb 4, 2020 
How to sleep better
The health benefits of sleep are extensive. So how can you b... Read more
General health and seasonal – Feb 4, 2020 
NHS recommended apps to help improve you...
With the rise in ‘sleep tech’, we take a look at three apps ... Read more
General health and seasonal – Jan 20, 2020 
How do fit notes work?
Fit notes, sick notes, doctor’s notes… what they are and whe... Read more
General health and seasonal – Dec 28, 2019 
How to succeed at New Year’s resolutions
Finding the right resolution for you – and the right mindset... Read more
General health and seasonal – Dec 1, 2019 
The vitamins that doctors recommend taki...
Sometimes, the only way to make sure you have enough of cert... Read more
General health and seasonal – Nov 5, 2019 
Beat flu faster
What really helps with flu recovery.Read more
General health and seasonal – Oct 22, 2019 
When Winter gets you down
Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder.Read more