Dr Juliet McGrattan

Blood Pressure for Runners

I check people’s blood pressure A LOT and my patients often look nervously at me and ask, “Is it alright?” Systolic, diastolic, hypotension, hypertension;...

Blood Sugar for Runners

I had such great feedback on my last blog ‘Blood Pressure for Runners’ that I’ve decided to stick with the ‘medicine made easy’ theme...

Train Hard & Outrun Winter germs.

There’s been loads of chat about bugs and germs in the UKSportsChat community in the last few weeks. Disappointed runners having to miss their...

Runner’s hands

There’s always talk of runner’s feet and the UKRunChat community love sharing gruesome photos of toenails in 50 shades of black! But, what about...

For Runners with Balls

There are heaps of blog posts about women’s health and running. Breasts, periods, pelvic floors, you name it, there’s a post to put you...

Running makes me sick

I love Twitter but it’s very hard to give advice to the UKRunChat community in less than 140 characters on some topics! That’s what’s...

Giving Blood When You’re a Runner

Have you ever given blood? The NHS needs 6000 donations of blood every day and giving a pint of your very best can literally save...

It’s not all about the running!

May I suggest you stand up while you read this? You’ll see why in a minute. We all know exercise is good for us and...

Dr Juliets Top 6 Tips On How Runners Can Prevent Injuries.

Preventing Injuries I enjoyed hosting the #fastesthouroftheweek recently and one of the topics that came up was how to prevent injuries. It’s so frustrating when...

Five steps to a successful return to running after illness by Dr Juliet.

Spring race targets are fast approaching. Whatever distance you’re training for it’s likely your plans are starting to crank up a gear with runs...

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