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Dr Jan Sambrook

Dr Jan Sambrook, MRCGP

General Practitioner, Medical Author


Dr Jan Sambrook qualified from the University of Sheffield in 1992.

She trained as a GP in Barnsley, and has worked for most of her career as a GP around Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. She has an interest in maternal and child health, breastfeeding and nutrition.

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People who are carrying around extra weight increase their risks of many conditions, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, osteoarthritis and cancer. But how do you lower your BMI and lose weight healthily?

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We all like to snuggle down under a warm duvet on a cold night, but did you know that having your bedroom too warm might be stopping you from getting to sleep?

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Muscular relaxation exercises and deep breathing are two ways to help people to relax and combat symptoms of anxiety. They may also help to ease symptoms of depression. They can be used together with mindfulness techniques which have been shown to help with anxiety and depression.

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Oesophageal reflux - also called gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) - is a common cause of symptoms of upper tummy (abdominal) pain and chest pain. It is caused by acid from the stomach leaking up into the gullet (oesophagus). Some foods are more likely to trigger reflux symptoms and it may help to look at how you eat as well as what you eat.

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