Health Matters

Nationwide clapping is heartfelt and very lovely, but as we all know, the best thing we can do to support the NHS and other key workers right now is to stay at home. Whilst many of us are extremely lucky to be able to stay at home with our families, this drastic change in routine and lack of face to face social interaction could take a toll on our mental health – especially considering the uncertainty of our futures and the constant bombardment on TV and social media by coronavirus-related news.

Exhausted all the time? Keeping your partner awake with your snoring? It might be that your breathing is temporarily stopping whilst you snooze. Whilst this sounds alarming, there are expert tests and treatments available for the problem. Our London-based consultant cardiologist and sleep apnoea expert, Dr Boon Lim explains what sleep apnoea is and how to diagnose it quickly and easily with this simple test.

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