Meet Dr Ayan
34 year old Dr Ayan works in a busy inner city North London practice with over 4000 patients. Here he talks about his work, his practice and the sorts of problems and issues he sees every day in his surgery.
Q1. Tell us a bit about yourself and how you came into medicine.
Q2. Tell us a bit about your practice.
Q3. In what ways are people better informed and more conscious of their health than they were in the past?
Q4. In what ways does men's health differ from women's and do men lag behind women in their awareness and care for their health?
Q5. I'm new to an area and reasonably fit and well. Why should I see a GP?
- BBC Health - Men's health
- Information and advice about men's health issues.
- Heart disease
- Guide explaining coronary heart disease, its causes, treatments, prevention and support organisations.
- BBC Health article about the causes and symptoms of tuberculosis.
from Dr Ayan
- Eat five portions of fruit and veg a day.
- Drink plenty of water, eight glasses a day for an adult.
- Exercise is crucial. Twenty minutes minimum, three or four times a week.
- Avoid stress by managing your time better. If you leave everything to the last minute then it creates stressful situations.