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‘Ask the Doctor’ with Dr Christian Jessen – February 2016

WELCOME Most people hate getting sick. Sure, there are some benefits (back-to-back box set, anyone?) but for the most part, being under the weather is a complete pain in the proverbial. But there are ways to help stave off illness before it takes hold. Taking care of your health and fitness levels all year round can boost your immune system, which means you’ll get ill less, and recover more quickly if you do ...

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Catch up with Dr Christian

We get up close and personal with our favourite doc, to find out more about what makes him tick... Google says so… Admit it. You’ve searched your symptoms on the internet. Just about everyone does and, thankfully, Dr Christian is not opposed to that. ‘Google diagnosing isn’t really dangerous in itself, it’s how you process the information you discover and where you get that information from. That’s what may ...

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10 medical myths busted

Do you still buy into old wives' tales and myths about your health? We investigate the truth behind the advice... prepare to be surprised!    1. Cracking your knuckles will give you arthritis Osteoarthritis is the degeneration of cartilage in your joints, allowing bones to rub together painfully. It’s caused by age and general wear and tear. Repetitive motions and being overweight can also increase you ...

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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’ ...

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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 ...

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