You Are Here: Home » Celebrities » Dr Christian Jessen

Dr Christian Jessen talks being gay and the pitfalls of fame

Never someone to shy away from controversy, Dr Christian recently took part in a television documentary about ‘curing homosexuality.’ At one point he found himself sitting in an empty room, covered in his own vomit as part of an aversion therapy treatment to ‘stop’ him being homosexual. ‘It was like torture,’ he told at home. ‘It was really horrible and very emotional.’ Called Undercover Doctor: Cure Me, I’ ...

Read more

The eight most common cancer risks

Dr Christian Jessen, renowned for his no-nonsense approach to health issues, tackles common cancer myths head on   You’ve heard it all before – the most sensible way to help cut your risk of the big C is by quitting smoking, exercising regularly, eating healthily and protecting yourself from the damaging effects of the sun. But there are some unexpected risk factors for the disease you may not know abo ...

Read more

Give your loved one the gift of new teeth!

The Christmas season is over, but with it came parties and get-togethers with friends and family members. Although these joyous occasions were filled with opportunities to bond with beloved people; however, for those who have missing teeth, these occasions are a major source of embarrassment – especially when loose dentures are part of the entire scenario. Dental implants can give missing teeth sufferers th ...

Read more

Infertility: the facts, causes and treatments

One in six couples experiences difficulty conceiving, but advances in medical techniques mean that many of the causes can be rectified Failing to get pregnant after two years of regular unprotected sex is classed as infertility, according to the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE). However, it’s advisable to visit your doctor after one year of trying, as 85% of couples conceive naturally withi ...

Read more

Why a morning workout is the best way to start the day

'If you are not a morning person, the thought of dragging yourself out of bed even earlier in the morning to do a workout may sound like a horrific idea,' says health and fitness industry expert David Cox. 'Plenty of people find it hard enough to get into work on time without going for a run or a gym session before they head to their place of work. The thing is, there are plenty of benefits of getting up an ...

Read more

Seven top tips to keep that beach body

You might have worked hard to shift those few stubborn pounds ahead of your annual pilgrimage to the sun. But the hotel’s breakfast buffet, days lazing by the pool or on the beach followed by cocktails and barbeques in the evening may have added up to you coming home with more excess body baggage than you bargained for. Here's how to keep your beach body when you get home… 'Going on holiday doesn’t have to ...

Read more

Skincare secrets revealed

Not sure if face oils are right for you? Worried about scars or age spots? find the solution to your skincare worries… Q. My skin is oily. Does that mean I shouldn’t use a facial oil? Emma, 30, Nottingham A. Oils can actually help to control sebum production, so there’s no need to steer clear. ‘Because they are lightweight, purifying and deeply moisturising, they’re great for everyone,’ explains Nichola Jos ...

Read more

6 risks to warn him about

Men are experts at burying their heads in the sand when their health fails – so swot up on what he needs to know… 1. Bowel cancer Man up on the stats Also known as colorectal cancer, this is the third most common cancer in men – 6% will get bowel cancer, compared with 5% of women. If it’s caught in the early stages, the survival rate after five years is 70-80%. If diagnosis is late, however, the survival ra ...

Read more

Child obesity epidemic

The number of children in the UK who are overweight and obese is on the increase. Dr Christian Jessen warns it’s time to act fast. ‘Unfortunately there is a generation of kids who will die before their parents – in the US there are so many overweight kids and it’s now happening here,’ says Dr Christian. ‘These children will develop all the conditions associated with being obese at a young age and will run i ...

Read more

“I hope I never drink again”

Richard Brown*, 52, a plumber, began drinking as a teenager. By his early 20s his drinking was out of control. At 25, he accepted he was an alcoholic and sought help. Here’s his story. My very first memories of when I started to drink alcohol go back to when, on special family occasions, I was offered a glass of wine with a meal. It wasn’t alcoholic drinking at this time, but I always enjoyed it and it defi ...

Read more
Scroll to top