21 episodes

One of the nation’s most popular TV doctors, Alex George, looks at inspiring ways you can enhance your life. He is joined by health experts and celebrities who share their stories, both professional and personal, to bring you a unique set of tools to improve your own health and quality of life. From what to eat, to how to exercise, mindfulness and happiness, Dr Alex is on a mission to make health, wellbeing and medicine more accessible to millennials and beyond.

If you want to get in touch with a question or tell us how you’ve put some of the podcast’s tips into practice, just say hello on Instagram or email askdralexgeorge@gmail.com – you can remain anonymous if you wish. Please note we can’t get back to everyone, so we advise anyone to consult their GP.

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One of the nation’s most popular TV doctors, Alex George, looks at inspiring ways you can enhance your life. He is joined by health experts and celebrities who share their stories, both professional and personal, to bring you a unique set of tools to improve your own health and quality of life. From what to eat, to how to exercise, mindfulness and happiness, Dr Alex is on a mission to make health, wellbeing and medicine more accessible to millennials and beyond.

If you want to get in touch with a question or tell us how you’ve put some of the podcast’s tips into practice, just say hello on Instagram or email askdralexgeorge@gmail.com – you can remain anonymous if you wish. Please note we can’t get back to everyone, so we advise anyone to consult their GP.

    Finding Purpose Through Sport with Jack Fincham

    Finding Purpose Through Sport with Jack Fincham

    TV reality star and winner of Love Island 2018, Jack Fincham, joins Dr Alex to explain how his passion for boxing has improved his mental health and helped to kick start a whole new career.
    Jack reflects on how sparring in the ring has given him back his confidence and made him feel positive about life. He chats with Alex about how you, too, could use sport to regain focus and find purpose.
    If you would like to get in touch to share your own experiences or ask a question, look for Dr Alex on Instagram or email askdralexgeorge@gmail.com
    Thank you to Co-op Health for sponsoring this series of The Waiting Room. Don’t forget to download the Co-op Health app today.
     

    • 25 min
    Simple Lifestyle Hacks for Health and Happiness with Dr Rangan Chatterjee

    Simple Lifestyle Hacks for Health and Happiness with Dr Rangan Chatterjee

    Dr Alex is back for a third series of The Waiting Room, with expert guests and celebrities, to help you find inspiring ways to improve your health and wellbeing.
    He’s joined by GP, author and fellow podcaster, Dr Rangan Chatterjee, who has his own unique 360 degree approach to health.
    January is traditionally a time when we set ourselves fresh goals but how do we make sure we stick to our plans?
    Dr Rangan shows how easy it can be to feel good and become healthier with easy steps that take just 5 minutes a day. By committing to them and making them part of our existing routine, we will start to see a real difference in how we feel.
    If you want to get in touch with a question or tell us how you’ve put some of today’s tips into practice, just say hello on Instagram, or email askdralexgeorge@gmail.com
    Thank you to Co-op Health for sponsoring this series of The Waiting Room. Don’t forget to download the Co-op Health app today.
     

    • 35 min
    Men’s Health, Gold Stars & Smelly Feet (feat. Iain Stirling)

    Men’s Health, Gold Stars & Smelly Feet (feat. Iain Stirling)

    The Voice of Love Island, comedian Iain Stirling, is the special guest for this final episode of the series. He joins Doctors Alex and Ella for a frank discussion on men’s health, talking about how to check yourself for lumps and bumps and not being embarrassed to seek medical help.
    Iain also shares his thoughts on millennials, golds stars and lie ins.
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    Thanks to the Workhouse in Cambridgeshire for sponsoring this series of The Waiting Room. If you’re looking for a luxury weekend retreat and a chance to focus on you, go to www.theworkhouse.com to find out more.
     

    • 42 min
    ADHD, Fighting Trolls & Hair Dye (feat. Amelia Bath)

    ADHD, Fighting Trolls & Hair Dye (feat. Amelia Bath)

    Dr Alex is here to answer your questions, along with his best mate from medical school, Dr Ella Daniels. They’re joined by Alex’s girlfriend, professional dancer, Amelia Bath, back by popular demand to help our medics tackle some of the health dilemmas bothering you this week.
    Does beer make you fat? Can hair dye damage your scalp? Why do you burp? Answers to all these and more.
    Thanks to the Workhouse, the luxury retreat dedicated to you, for sponsoring this series of The Waiting Room. Make time for you and visit theworkhouse.com
     

    • 29 min
    Wellness, Fitness Goals & Healthy Workouts (feat. Luke Diggs & Amelia Bath)

    Wellness, Fitness Goals & Healthy Workouts (feat. Luke Diggs & Amelia Bath)

    This week, Doctors Alex and Ella meet health, fitness and nutrition expert Luke Diggs, personal coach and mentor from the Workhouse in Cambridgeshire.
    Alex reminisces about his time at the luxury retreat along with his girlfriend, professional dancer, Amelia Bath. They talk about the YOU-ness training programme, where fitness sessions are tailored to the individual, and how this can help to boost mental health, too.
    Plus, we find out the best place to put your mobile phone at night and whether eating mouldy bread is a good idea.
    It’s your last chance to enter the competition to WIN a luxury weekend retreat, thanks to show sponsors, the Workhouse. Get your entry in before Wednesday 28 August at 11.59pm.
    For all the details and full terms and conditions, please visit www.theworkhouse.com/thewaitingroom

    • 39 min
    Fibromyalgia, Cervical Screening & Leaky Bladders (feat. Dr Anita Mitra)

    Fibromyalgia, Cervical Screening & Leaky Bladders (feat. Dr Anita Mitra)

    Special guest, the Gynae Geek, Dr Anita Mitra joins Alex and Ella with some straight talking, no nonsense advice on women’s health. An NHS gynaecologist, author and expert in vaginal health, she’s on a mission to give reliable information and get people talking without embarrassment.
    Anita helps answer a listener’s question on cervical screening and explains why you should be cautious when it comes to intimate washes.
    We’ll also discover what topics you’ve been asking the internet this week.
    If there’s a health topic you want to ask Dr Alex about, you can get in touch by sending an email or voice memo to askdralexgeorge@gmail.com
    Don’t forget, there’s a chance for you to WIN a luxury weekend retreat with Dr Alex, thanks to show sponsors, the Workhouse.
    Get your entry in before Wednesday 28 August at 11.59pm.
    For all the details and full terms and conditions, please visit www.theworkhouse.com/thewaitingroom

    • 37 min

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