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Body Talk 17/12/14

Body Talk 17/12/14

Mel Watson December 17, 2014 0

Tonight my guest was Dr Mathias Toth, Consultant in General and Geriatric Medicine at Spire Hartswood Hospital, talking about osteoporosis. This is a medical condition in which the bones become brittle and fragile, mostly

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Body Talk 3/12/14

Body Talk 3/12/14

Mel Watson December 3, 2014 0

Olive oil can prevent heart failure by making a damaged heart function more efficiently. Oleate, which is a common fat in the oil, helps the heart to contract and pump blood. Fats from dairy,

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Body Talk 26/11/14

Body Talk 26/11/14

Mel Watson November 26, 2014 0

Tonight my guest was Dr Ben Huntley, Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia at Spire Hartswood Hospital. We spoke about the complex subject of pain. Because perception and tolerance of pain vary widely from

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Body Talk 19/11/14

Body Talk 19/11/14

Mel Watson November 19, 2014 0

What can we do to protect our skin in the winter months? All of this dry cold weather can be really damaging so a good idea is to turn to some home made remedies

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Body Talk 12/1/14

Body Talk 12/1/14

Mel Watson November 12, 2014 0

Tonight my guests were Sharon Williams and Caroline Tichborne from Action For Family Carers.  Carer Support Groups and drop-ins are run by a Carer Support and Development Worker and these groups provide emotional support,

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Body Talk 5/11/14

Body Talk 5/11/14

Mel Watson November 5, 2014 0

Find out your brain age by taking a new test that’s just been published by Public Health England. We try to take care of our health in various different ways, but how often do

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Body Talk

Body Talk

Mel Watson October 29, 2014 0

This week I was joined by Mr Russell Pearson, Consultant Opthalmologist at Spire Hartswood Hospital. He was discussing vision correction surgery. Lens-based vision correction surgery is essentially the same as cataract removal and involves

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Body Talk 22/10/14

Body Talk 22/10/14

Mel Watson October 22, 2014 0

Did you know that arguing with your partner can make you put on weight? It’s been proved according to latest research, living in a hostile environment affects the way your body digests and either

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Body Talk 1/10/14

Body Talk 1/10/14

Mel Watson October 1, 2014 0

Click below to listen to the show again: There’s a brand new watch on the market, but not one that you might want to rush out and buy. It’s the Death Watch!!! Yes that’s

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Body Talk 24/9/14

Body Talk 24/9/14

Mel Watson September 29, 2014 0

I recently came across a group locally that I thought may be of help to quite a few people in the community ; Action for Family Carers. They aim to provide support to families

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Body Talk 3/9/14

Body Talk 3/9/14

Mel Watson September 3, 2014 0

Spinach could be the new superfood when it comes to dieting. There’s a special extract that can be used to curb the hunger pangs. Try it and see. Maybe Popeye was right. With it’s

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Body Talk 27/8/14

Body Talk 27/8/14

Mel Watson August 27, 2014 0

Tinnitus is on the increase according to new research. It’s a common problem among musicians as it can be triggered by repeated exposure to loud noise. The sensitive hairs lining the inner ear are

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Body Talk 20/8/14

Body Talk 20/8/14

Mel Watson August 21, 2014 0

My guest this evening was Jenny Rooks, Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, from Crushes Clinic in Pilgrims Hatch. Jenny has recently become Course Director for CBT Training at London Southbank University, which runs the courses for

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Body Talk 13/8/14

Body Talk 13/8/14

Mel Watson August 13, 2014 0

The latest diet craze is vinegar!!! Yes it’s true. cider vinegar has traditionally been used as a remedy for all sorts of ills, but now it’s being used to aid weight loss. Whatever next!!!

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Body Talk 6/8/14

Body Talk 6/8/14

Mel Watson August 6, 2014 0

My guest today was Mr Sabu Jacob, Consultant General Surgeon at Spire Hartswood Hospital. Mr Jacob qualified in 1986 and has many years experience working in King Georges Hospital, Queens Hospital and within his

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Body Talk 30/7/14

Body Talk 30/7/14

Mel Watson July 30, 2014 0

Tonight my guest was Natasha Brailey, Hypnotherapist. Hypnotherapy has been proven to be successful in so many areas ; smoking, weight, loss, confidence, phobias to name but a few. It works by tapping into

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Body Talk 23/7/14

Body Talk 23/7/14

Mel Watson July 23, 2014 0

Tonight my guest was Dr Parag Jasani, consultant haematologist at Spire Hartswood Hospital. He was talking tonight about blood clots. Essentially DVT and a blood clot are the same thing, but DVT is in

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Body Talk – 16/7/14

Body Talk – 16/7/14

Mel Watson July 17, 2014 0

My guest tonight was Judy Lewis, personal Trainer. Judy came on the show about 6 months ago, not just talking about her successes with personal training and fitness, but also to introduce her marvellous

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Body Talk 9/7/14

Body Talk 9/7/14

Mel Watson July 9, 2014 0

Do you keep forgetting where you’ve put things? Do you  walk into a room and forget why you’re there? It happens more frequently as we get older. One theory is that our minds are

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Body Talk 25/6/14

Body Talk 25/6/14

Mel Watson June 25, 2014 0

Tonight my guest was Noorie Jiwa-Madison from Derma Aesthetics; talking about the Venus Freeze Treatment. Venus Freeze Concept is the first and only pain free aesthetic solution for Facial and B ody contouring. Venus

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Body Talk 11/6/14

Body Talk 11/6/14

Mel Watson June 11, 2014 0

My guest this evening was Heather Prince, Life Coach. Heather is no ordinary Life Coach though, she is tackling one of the most daunting and scariest issues that we have to face as parents;

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Body Talk 3/6/14

Body Talk 3/6/14

Mel Watson June 5, 2014 0

At last it’s been proven by research. There is such a thing as comfort eating!! I think we all knew that anyway, but research has now proven that stress actually produces a chemical reaction

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Body Talk 28/5/14

Body Talk 28/5/14

Mel Watson May 28, 2014 1

My guest tonight was Ches Moulton. Ches is an inspirational speaker, therapist and coach. He specialises in working with people who suffer from stress and dysfunctional relationships. Ches is redefining people’s experience of what

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Body Talk 21/5/14

Body Talk 21/5/14

Mel Watson May 21, 2014 0

My  guest on the show this evening was Sue Cooke from Brainbuzzz. Neuro developmental issues are a sensory problem, a problem of interaction with the world, not a low IQ. Neuro developmental delay is

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Body Talk 13/5/14

Body Talk 13/5/14

Mel Watson May 14, 2014 0

We’re constantly advised that giving up smoking is better for our health. Which indeed it is, but what are the alternatives? The latest self help tool on the market is the e-cigarette. They might

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Body Talk 7/5/14

Body Talk 7/5/14

Mel Watson May 8, 2014 0

My guest on the show this evening was Ms Desiree Kolomainen, Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist at Spire Hartswood Hospital. She specialises in cancers of the female reproductive organs, including ovarian cancer, uterine cancer and cervical

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Body Talk 16/4/14

Body Talk 16/4/14

Mel Watson April 18, 2014 0

According to new research 85% of UK  citizens have more positive than negative daily experiences. people in the UK are are some of the most satisfied in the industrialised world!! This particular report also

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Body Talk 9/4/14

Body Talk 9/4/14

Mel Watson April 10, 2014 0

My guest this evening was Dale Rutherford from Beyond Physical. She is a therapist for BEST, which is the Bio-energetic Synchronisation Technique. This is a system of healthcare that is focused on balancing the

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Body Talk 5/3/14

Body Talk 5/3/14

Mel Watson March 11, 2014 0

The best thing you can do to increase your chances of living longer is to stay socially active. It may increase your chances of a longer life by up to 50%, compared with someone

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Body Talk 19/2/14

Body Talk 19/2/14

Mel Watson February 21, 2014 0

Goji berries really are good for you. In the region of northern China where they are grown and eaten on a daily basis, there are 16 times as many centenarians as in the rest

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Body Talk 29/1/14

Body Talk 29/1/14

Mel Watson February 2, 2014 0

What’s good for you and what’s not? There’s so much advice offered from so may different sources it’s difficult to know where to start. Tonight I shared a few tips on where to start

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Body Talk 22/1/14

Body Talk 22/1/14

Mel Watson January 24, 2014 0

There’s been a lot in the news lately about sugar. Rather than avoiding fat in our diet we should be looking at the sugar content. In a simple breakfast cereal there can be as

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Body Talk 15/1/14

Body Talk 15/1/14

Mel Watson January 16, 2014 0

Joining me this evening on body Talk was Mr Kesava Mannur, Consultant Bariatric Surgeon at Spire Hartswood Hospital. Mr Mannur specialises in weight loss surgery including gastric band, gastric bypass and gastric sleeve.  Mr

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Body Talk 8/1/14

Body Talk 8/1/14

Mel Watson January 15, 2014 0

It’s that time of year again for the New Year resolutions, and how quickly they fade, but if you only stick to one just try to get a bit more exercise into your life.

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Body Talk 19/12/13

Body Talk 19/12/13

Mel Watson December 19, 2013 0

My guest this evening was Jonathan Shaw, a specialist  in chronic pain. He was explaining  how we often treat the symptoms of pain and not the cause. Jonathan likes to unearth the cause of

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Body Talk 11/12/13

Body Talk 11/12/13

Mel Watson December 15, 2013 0

We sleep for approximately one third of our lives; at least we should do. Now surveys show that we now have an epidemic of poor sleep. At least one third of the population suffers

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Body Talk 4/12/13

Body Talk 4/12/13

Mel Watson December 5, 2013 0

What’s your real age? You might have reached a certain number of years but your body might be aging faster. Depending on diet and lifestyle your body could be anywhere up to 10 years

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Body Talk 27/11/13

Body Talk 27/11/13

Mel Watson December 2, 2013 0

Did you know that male vegetarians live longer than females? It’s a fact according to a recent survey in California. They are also less likely to suffer from any form of  life threatening disease

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Body Talk 20/11/13

Body Talk 20/11/13

Mel Watson November 21, 2013 0

My guest this evening was Sarah Vine from Inspirit Coaching, and she was talking about Earth Angels. She has been called the “healer that heals the healers”, because she assists earth angels worldwide who

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Body Talk – 13/11/13

Body Talk – 13/11/13

Mel Watson November 20, 2013 0

Joining me this evening was Mr Iain Lennox, consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Spire Hartswood Hospital. Mr Lennox specialises in surgery on the shoulder, hip, knee, ankle and foot, particularly arthroscopic surgery. ‘Key-hole’ hip surgery

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Body Talk 6/11/13

Body Talk 6/11/13

Mel Watson November 20, 2013 0

Herbs and spices are common items in most of our kitchen cupboards, but what do we do with them? After we’ve used a dash of something spicy in a curry or the odd exotic

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Body Talk 30/10/13

Body Talk 30/10/13

Mel Watson November 20, 2013 0

Talking on the fascinating subject of crystal healing this evening was Natasha Brailey. Crystals have a long tradition of being used for crystal healing. Each variety of crystal has a unique internal structure, which

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Body Talk 23/10/13

Body Talk 23/10/13

Mel Watson November 20, 2013 0

I was very privileged this week to have as my guest Dr. Nida Chenagtsang. He very rarely visits this country, but he was visiting this week for a series of workshops and talks in

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Body Talk 16/10/13

Body Talk 16/10/13

Mel Watson October 17, 2013 0

My guest this evening was Sue Cook  from Brainbuzzz. When Sue’s son was 6 years old he was diagnosed with dyslexia, and was told that there was nothing that could be done. Sue didn’t

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Body Talk 2/10/13

Body Talk 2/10/13

Mel Watson October 3, 2013 0

My guest this eveing was Mr Miles Banwell, Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at Spire Hartswood hospital in Brentwood. Mr Banwell qualified in 1994 and works within the NHS as well as practising privately

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Body Talk 25/9/13

Body Talk 25/9/13

Mel Watson September 29, 2013 0

My guest this evening was Evelyn Quek, a practitioner of ancient Tibetan Medicine. She is a student of Dr. Nida Chenagtsang, a well known ancient Tibetan Medicine teacher and head of the International Academy

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Body Talk 18/9/13

Body Talk 18/9/13

Mel Watson September 18, 2013 0

My guests this evening were Acer and Andrew Morgan, from Forever Living Products, which promotes the benefits of using Aloe Vera. Acer first became interested in Aloe Vera when she was suffering from chronic

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Body Talk 11/9/13

Body Talk 11/9/13

Mel Watson September 14, 2013 0

My guest this week was Dale Rutherford, BEST therapist. BEST stands for Bio Energetic Synchronisation Technique. It is a system of healthcare that balances the mind, body, memory and soul energy fields. When these

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Body Talk 4/9/13

Body Talk 4/9/13

Mel Watson September 10, 2013 0

My guest on the show this week was Dr Parag Jasani, consultant haematologist at Spire Hartswood Hospital in Brentwood. Dr Jasani qualified in 2001 and offers his services within the NHS and private sector,

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Body Talk 28/8/13

Body Talk 28/8/13

Mel Watson August 29, 2013 0

My guest this evening was Jenny Rooks, Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, or CBT for short. CBT is a relatively new approach to counselling or psychotherapy. Instead of raking over old issues, it tends to focus

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Body Talk 21/8/13

Body Talk 21/8/13

Mel Watson August 22, 2013 0

Apparently the average amount of sleep that we get has dropped to about six and a half hours. Which for most of us is far less than we need. Things that keep us awake

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Body Talk 14/8/13

Body Talk 14/8/13

Mel Watson August 17, 2013 0

It’s time to boost your confidence, but what can you do? Sit up straight. Upright posture can help boost your mood. Spray a fresh scent. It enlivens the brain and feels uplifting. Wear something

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Body Talk 31/7/13

Body Talk 31/7/13

Mel Watson July 31, 2013 0

Have you considered the effect of music on your mood and even on your health? Sometimes a piece of music can bring memories flooding back. It may be a fond memory of a romantic

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Body Talk 24/7/13

Body Talk 24/7/13

Mel Watson July 25, 2013 0

What’s the best exercise? It’s apparently a myth that strenuous exercise helps you lose weight. After about an hour of intensive working out you probably burn off around 200 calories; about one slice of

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Body Talk 17/7/13

Body Talk 17/7/13

Mel Watson July 17, 2013 0

With all of this wonderful sunshine it’s very tempting to be out in it a much as possible. Try using some natural alternatives to your usual sunscreen. Red raspberry seed oil contains high levels

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Body Talk 10/7/13

Body Talk 10/7/13

Mel Watson July 12, 2013 0

I was joined this evening by Mr Alagappan Sivaraman. He is a former consultant orthopaedic surgeon at St Bart’s and The London NHS Trust, now a full time  private consultant orthopaedic spinal surgeon at

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Body Talk 3/7/13

Body Talk 3/7/13

Mel Watson July 9, 2013 0

My guest this week was Cliff  O’Gorman, Honorary Spokesman for the charity Children With Cancer UK. Cancer is the biggest child killer disease in the UK. Over 3,500 youngsters, including infants and babies, are

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Body Talk 27/6/13

Body Talk 27/6/13

Mel Watson June 27, 2013 0

Apparently it’s not good to count the calories!! Researchers from the North Carolina School of Medicine have discovered that although very young children seem to be affected by the amount of calories they eat,

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Body Talk 19/6/13

Body Talk 19/6/13

Mel Watson June 19, 2013 0

Tonight my guest was Helen Tebbutt, consultant gynaecologist at Spire Hartswood Hospital, Brentwood. Helen is a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and has been medically qualified for over 30 years. Gynaecological problems

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Body Talk 15/5/13

Body Talk 15/5/13

Mel Watson May 16, 2013 0

Are you getting enough nutrients? Malnutrition is normally something we’d associate with a third world country but it’s reckoned that around 2 million Brits are malnourished, and another 3 million are borderline. Very few

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Body Talk  17/4/13

Body Talk 17/4/13

Mel Watson May 9, 2013 0

This week I was joined by Dr Charlot Grech, Consultant Dermatologistat Spire Hartswood Hospital. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Member of the British Association of Dermatology and Royal

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Body Talk 10/4/13

Body Talk 10/4/13

Mel Watson April 13, 2013 0

Did you know how much of your personality is revealed by your face? It is also good for helping you to draw on your strengths and minimise you weaknesses. Big bushy eyebrows or a

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Body Talk 13/3/13

Body Talk 13/3/13

Mel Watson April 7, 2013 0

This week I was joined by Mr Niaz Islam, Consultant Opthalmologist at Spire Hartswood Hospital. He is a member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons and the Royal College of Opthalmologists.

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Body Talk 12/2/13

Body Talk 12/2/13

Mel Watson February 16, 2013 0

Have you ever tried acupuncture? Acupuncturists have first- degree level qualifications and adhere to strict codes of practise. According to research, it can be helpful for a number of different conditions sch as acne,

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Body Talk 6/2/13

Body Talk 6/2/13

Mel Watson February 16, 2013 0

This week I was joined by Mr Jonathan Benjamin, Consultant Neurosurgeon at Spire Hartswood Hospital. He is a member of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons. Tonight we were discussing arm pain. Most people

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Cosmetic surgery and the TOWIE effect

Cosmetic surgery and the TOWIE effect

Jules Bottazzi January 10, 2013 0

This week on Bodytalk, in association with Spire Hartswood hospital, Jules Bottazzi chatted to Mr Manu Sood, consultant plastic surgeon at Spire Hartswood Hospital, about cosmetic surgery and, in particular, breast augmentation and uplift

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Body Talk 12/6/12

Body Talk 12/6/12

Mel Watson December 17, 2012 0

Coming up to Christmas we need to stay as healthy as possible and try to avoid those christmas hangovers. Eating asparagus is supposed to help. A study found that extracts from the shoots and

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Body Talk 28/11/12

Body Talk 28/11/12

Mel Watson December 17, 2012 0

Tonight’s guest was oculoplastic surgeon Sabrina Shah-Desai from Spire Hartswood Hospital. Sabrina was talking about the specialist work she does for patients with a condition called dry eye.This is when the eye doesn’t produce

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Podiatry and Physical Fitness

Podiatry and Physical Fitness

Ches Moulton November 25, 2012 0

I was joined in the studio by Shulagh Jacobs, a veteran physical training professional who has developed  a successful program dedicated to weight loss and fitness training. She spoke about her program and other

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Body Talk 6/11/12

Body Talk 6/11/12

Mel Watson November 8, 2012 0

Why do we get cravings? What’s your body trying to tell you? If you’re craving salt you could be zinc deficient. If you haven’t got enough zinc you can’t taste your food properly and

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Body Talk 31/10/12

Body Talk 31/10/12

Mel Watson November 8, 2012 0

Tonight’s guest was Mr AK Salih, consultant breast surgeon at Spire Hartswood Hospital. Although his first love is the care and treatment of women with breast disease or concerns, he is also a consultant

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Body Talk  24/10/12

Body Talk 24/10/12

Mel Watson November 8, 2012 0

My guest this evening was Lois Shilton, Yoga Teacher. There are many different types of yoga and Lois teaches Iyengar yoga. This is a system of exercise using classical yoga postures  working on both

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Body Talk 17/10/12

Body Talk 17/10/12

Mel Watson October 22, 2012 0

Tonight my guest was the inspirational Sheila Steptoe, Motivational speaker and Author. Sheila works in ways to improve the lives of her clients and to help remove blocks that are holding them back.She works

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Body Talk 3/10/12 – interview with Mike Conyers

Body Talk 3/10/12 – interview with Mike Conyers

Mel Watson October 22, 2012 0

Click here to listen again to the interview: Tonight my guest was Mike Conyers, Physiotherapist, talking to us about back problems. The average age of people with back problems is getting younger. Probably due

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Body Talk 10/10/12

Body Talk 10/10/12

Mel Watson October 22, 2012 0

This evening we welcomed back Mr Ali Al-Sabti, one of the consultant orthopaedic surgeons at Spire Hartswood Hospital. Ali specialises in shoulder problems. Apparently it’s the most mobile joint in the body, and one

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Body Talk 26/9/12

Body Talk 26/9/12

Mel Watson October 2, 2012 0

The fascinating topic of past life regression was the subject of this week’s show. My guest was Anjalee Carey. Have you had deja vu? Do you feel you or a loved one has been

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Body Talk 19/9/12 – interview with Louise Larner

Body Talk 19/9/12 – interview with Louise Larner

Mel Watson September 21, 2012 0

Louise Larner talks to Mel Watson about climbing to Base Camp of Everest

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Body Talk 12/9/12

Body Talk 12/9/12

Mel Watson September 21, 2012 0

Tonight my guest was the very colourful Wilma Seston, talking about Chakras and their meanings. Each colour of the rainbow relates to a different chakra or energy centre in the body. If one of

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Body Talk 5/9/12

Body Talk 5/9/12

Mel Watson September 12, 2012 0

What a great time we had tonight with my special guest Clare Gale, Naturopath. One of Clare’s specialist areas is food intolerance testing. Unsuitable foods can be the cause of  physical discomforts such as

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Body Talk 29/8/12

Body Talk 29/8/12

Mel Watson August 30, 2012 0

Tonight my guest was Chrissie Astell, Spiritual educator. Chrissie runs celebrated angel workshops and spiritual development courses. She is the author of Advice from Angels, Discovering Angels, Gifts From Angels and The Angel Insight

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Body Talk 22/8/12

Body Talk 22/8/12

Mel Watson August 30, 2012 0

Joining me on the show this evening were Deputy matron and Breast Care Nurse Specialist alex edghill and one of Spire Hartswood’s patients Graham Willingale. Alex and Graham were talking about Spire hartswood Hospital’s

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Body Talk 15/8/12

Body Talk 15/8/12

Mel Watson August 30, 2012 0

It was great to have Keith Sparling, Osteopath on the show this evening. I had the opportunity to ask him about the difference betwen an osteopath and a chiropractor. As I now understand it,

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Body Talk 8/8/12

Body Talk 8/8/12

Mel Watson August 30, 2012 0

Hints and tips on a few quick fixes to keep you going when there’s no time to rest. For puffy late night party eyes, try placing a slice of avocado over each eye for

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Body talk 1/8/12

Body talk 1/8/12

Mel Watson August 30, 2012 0

Hi. Great to be back with you again on Body Talk. Sharing with you all of the latest news and views on health issues. A great start talking about how mangoes can help with

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Lung cancer & respiratory disease: what you need to know

Lung cancer & respiratory disease: what you need to know

Jules Bottazzi July 17, 2012 0

This week on Body Talk, in association with Spire Hartswood hospital, Jules Bottazzi talked to consultant chest physician Dr Dipak Mukherjee about respiratory disease. Dr Mukherjee treats chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD), tuberculosis, pleural

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New advances in eye treatment

New advances in eye treatment

Jules Bottazzi June 12, 2012 0

This week on Body Talk, in association with Spire Hartswood Hospital, Jules Bottazzi chatted to Mr Jag Chawla, consultant ophthalmologist and oculo-plastic surgeon at Spire Hartswood Hospital. Jag talked about cataracts and how we’ll

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Interview with Malcolm Bigg of Diabetes UK

Interview with Malcolm Bigg of Diabetes UK

Jules Bottazzi May 30, 2012 1

This week on Bodytalk, in association with Spire Hartswood Hospital, Jules Bottazzi chatted to Malcolm Bigg, Chair of the Diabetes UK Voluntary Group in Brentwood. There are 3,000 people living with diabetes in Brentwood

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Knees and knee replacement surgery

Knees and knee replacement surgery

Jules Bottazzi May 15, 2012 2

This week on Bodytalk, Jules Bottazzi was joined by Mr Iain Lennox, consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Spire Hartswood Hospital. Mr Lennox specialises in ankle replacement surgery, sports injuries, cruciate ligament reconstruction, the treatment of

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Fundraising for health

Fundraising for health

Jules Bottazzi April 24, 2012 0

Tonight on Body Talk, in association with Spire Hartswood Hospital, Jules Bottazzi chatted to 12-year-old Stanley Jopson from Pilgrim’s Hatch. Stanley was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes a year ago and on Wednesday, he’s

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Trigeminal neuralgia and other facial pain

Trigeminal neuralgia and other facial pain

Jules Bottazzi April 17, 2012 0

Tonight on Bodytalk, in association with Spire Hartswood Hospital, Jules Bottazzi chatted to consultant neurosurgeon Jonathan Pollock about facial pain and particularly trigeminal neuralgia – a surprisingly common condition, with 15,000 people diagnosed in

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Dementia: the “quiet crisis”

Dementia: the “quiet crisis”

Jules Bottazzi April 9, 2012 0

This week on Body Talk, in association with Spire Hartswood Hospital, Jules Bottazzi talked to Jo Coughlan, manager of Anisha Grange care home in Billericay about what David Cameron recently described as the “quiet

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Fabrice Muamba and the cardiologist

Fabrice Muamba and the cardiologist

Jules Bottazzi March 20, 2012 0

This week on Bodytalk, Jules Bottazzi talked about the shocking story of Bolton Wanderers’ Fabrice Muamba’s heart attack while playing at White Hart Lane on Saturday afternoon. It’s been widely reported in the press

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Health news this week

Health news this week

Jules Bottazzi March 6, 2012 0

Tonight on Bodytalk, in association with Spire Hartswood Hospital, Jules Bottazzi rounded up all the news from the world of health this week, including: …The nappy cream that TOWIE stars swear by – for

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Jules Bottazzi February 8, 2012 0

This week on Bodytalk, in association with Spire Hartswood Hospital, Jules Bottazzi was joined by consultant cardiologist Dr Javed Akhtar to talk about fainting, blood pressure and the heart. Dr Akhtar set out the

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And now for something completely different

And now for something completely different

Jules Bottazzi January 31, 2012 0

This week on Bodytalk, in association with Spire Hartswood Hospital, Jules Bottazzi looked at easy ways to start your fitness kick (get off the bus one stop early; walk up the escalators; get up

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Blue January

Blue January

Jules Bottazzi January 25, 2012 0

This week on Bodytalk, in association with Spire Hartswood Hospital, the subject was the January blues – why we get them and what we can do about it! Jules Bottazzi was joined by psychotherapist

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Focus on: children’s eye problems

Focus on: children’s eye problems

Jules Bottazzi January 13, 2012 0

This week on Bodytalk, in association with Spire Hartswood Hospital, Jules Bottazzi chatted to consultant ophthalmologist Mr Dawidek about children’s eye problems. Mr Dawidek explained the causes and symptoms of lazy eye, sticky eye,

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A festive Bodytalk

A festive Bodytalk

Jules Bottazzi December 20, 2011 0

This week on Bodytalk, in association with Spire Hartswood Hospital, Jules Bottazzi presented a Christmas-themed edition rounding up all the health tips for the Christmas season – from taking milk thistle for hangovers (who

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Obesity and the British woman

Obesity and the British woman

Jules Bottazzi December 14, 2011 0

This week on Bodytalk, in association with Spire Hartswood Hospital, Jules Bottazzi focused on the recent report that highlighted UK women are the most obese in Europe. A shocking 23.9% of us are clinically

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Reflux surgery – a patient’s story

Reflux surgery – a patient’s story

Jules Bottazzi November 22, 2011 0

Click here to listen to the interview again This week on Bodytalk, Jules Bottazzi was joined by consultant general surgeon Mr Dip Mukherjee and one of his patients Mr Richard Lehman, who shared his

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Round-up from the world of health

Round-up from the world of health

Jules Bottazzi November 15, 2011 0

This week on Bodytalk, in association with Spire Hartswood hospital, Jules Bottazzi rounded up all the top stories from the world of health, including: The 8-month-old baby whose life was saved by pioneering “artificial

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This week’s health news

This week’s health news

Jules Bottazzi November 1, 2011 0

This week on Bodytalk, in association with Spire Hartswood hospital, Jules Bottazzi rounded up all the main stories from the world of health this week – from Michael Jackson’s doctor deciding not to testify

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Jules Bottazzi October 4, 2011 0

Click here to listen to the interview again This week on Bodytalk, Jules Bottazzi chatted to Dr Emma Staples, a consultant clinical oncologist at Spire Hartswood Hospital in Brentwood, who specialises in treating breast

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Giving pain the elbow

Giving pain the elbow

Jules Bottazzi September 6, 2011 0

Click here to listen to the interview again This week on Bodytalk, Jules Bottazzi was joined by Mr Sunil Auplish, consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Spire Hartswood Hospital in Brentwood. Sunil is an upper limb

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This week’s health news round-up

This week’s health news round-up

Jules Bottazzi August 31, 2011 0

This week on Bodytalk, in association with Spire Hartswood Hospital, Jules Bottazzi looked at the big stories in the world of health this week – from the news that chocolate is officially good for

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Thyroid disease – questions and answers

Thyroid disease – questions and answers

Jules Bottazzi August 2, 2011 0

Click here to listen again to the interview This week on Bodytalk, in association with Spire Hartswood Hospital, Jules Bottazzi chatted to two consultants – Dr Eltayeb Marouf, consultant endocrinologist, and Mr Mrinal Saharay,

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Varicose veins on Bodytalk, 5/7/11

Varicose veins on Bodytalk, 5/7/11

Jules Bottazzi July 6, 2011 1

Click here to listen again to the interview This week on Bodytalk, Jules chatted to Mr Taleb Jeddy, one of the consultant general and vascular surgeons at Spire Hartswood Hospital. Taleb works across various

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Bodytalk 28/6/2011

Bodytalk 28/6/2011

Jules Bottazzi June 29, 2011 0

This week on Bodytalk, Jules Bottazzi chatted to Jane Horti about the charity challenge she is about to take on with her family – walking 1,000 miles around the coast of Ireland to raise

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Bodytalk 14th June – ENT

Bodytalk 14th June – ENT

Jules Bottazzi June 15, 2011 0

Click here to listen again to the interview This week on Bodytalk, Jules Bottazzi chatted to Mr Christopher Dunn, a consultant ENT (Ear, Nose & Throat) surgeon at Spire Hartswood Hospital. Christopher talked about

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Diabetes Awareness Week on Bodytalk

Diabetes Awareness Week on Bodytalk

Jules Bottazzi June 7, 2011 0

This week on Bodytalk, Jules Bottazzi was joined by Una and Jo, nurses from  South West Essex Community Services, to talk about Diabetes Awareness Week next week. Una and Jo will be running a

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Bodytalk 10th May – weight loss surgery

Bodytalk 10th May – weight loss surgery

Jules Bottazzi May 10, 2011 0

Click here to listen again to the interview This week on Bodytalk in association with Spire Hartswood Hospital, Jules spoke to Mr Farrukh Khan, a general surgeon at Spire Hartswood Hospital in Brentwood, about

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Bodytalk 19th April

Bodytalk 19th April

Jules Bottazzi April 20, 2011 0

Click here to listen again to the interview This week on Bodytalk, Jules Bottazzi chatted to Mr Karoly David, a consultant neurosurgeon at Spire Hartswood Hospital and one of his patients, Shaun, who shared his experiences

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Bodytalk 5th April 2011

Bodytalk 5th April 2011

Jules Bottazzi April 6, 2011 0

Tonight on Bodytalk I covered all the health news of the day, including the story this week that the government are using the break to canvas opinion on their NHS reforms; Nicola MacLean admitting

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Mr Mrinal Saharay on Body Talk

Mr Mrinal Saharay on Body Talk

Jules Bottazzi March 1, 2011 0

Click here to listen again to the interview This week on Body Talk, in association with Spire Hartswood Hospital, Jules Bottazzi talked to Mr Mrinal Saharay, one of the consultant general surgeons at Spire

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Male infertility – Qs and As

Male infertility – Qs and As

Jules Bottazzi February 9, 2011 0

Click here to listen again to the interview On this week’s Body Talk, Jules Bottazzi chatted to Mr Sandy Gujral, one of the consultant urologists at Spire Hartswood Hospital. He is also works at

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Reynaud’s syndrome and scleroderma

Reynaud’s syndrome and scleroderma

Jules Bottazzi January 12, 2011 0

Click here to listen again to the interview Tonight on Body Talk I talked to Professor Chakravarty from Spire Hartswood hospital about Reynaud’s syndrome and the associated condition scleroderma. Professor Chakravarty explained the causes,

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Health news round-up – 4 January

Health news round-up – 4 January

Jules Bottazzi January 4, 2011 0

Tonight on Bodytalk Jules Bottazzi presented a round-up of the week’s health news, including: The latest on seasonal flu and why this week will see the number of cases shoot up as kids go

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Health Round-up – 29 December

Health Round-up – 29 December

Jules Bottazzi December 29, 2010 0

On this week’s show Jules Bottazzi did her round-up of this week’s health news, including: * Shocking statistics on how the average weight of a UK male has shot up in 15 years *

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A chat with Dr Marouf about late-onset diabetes

A chat with Dr Marouf about late-onset diabetes

Jules Bottazzi December 22, 2010 0

Click here to listen again to the interview This week on Bodytalk I interviewed Dr Eltayeb Marouf, consultant endocrinologist and general medical specialist at Spire Hartswood Hospital. Dr Marouf is a regular guest on

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Self-help group for people affected by depression

Self-help group for people affected by depression

Jules Bottazzi November 17, 2010 0

This week on Bodytalk I chatted to Sue, who has just set up a self-help group in Billericay for people affected by depression. The group is called DASH and it meets fortnightly in Billericay

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Ankle injuries and how to avoid them

Ankle injuries and how to avoid them

Jules Bottazzi November 10, 2010 0

Click here to listen again to the interview On Bodytalk this week, Jules Bottazzi chatted to Mr Krishna Vemulapalli, one of the consultant orthopaedic surgeons at Spire Hartswood Hospital. He specialises in foot and

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A talk about cervical cancer with Mr Yatin Thakur

A talk about cervical cancer with Mr Yatin Thakur

Jules Bottazzi October 26, 2010 0

Click here to listen again to the interview On Monday 25th October Jules Bottazzi interviewed Mr Yatin Thakur MD, DNBE, MRCOG, who specialises in gynaecology and obstetrics at Spire Hartswood Hospital, about cervical cancer

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