Clinical grade personal EKG (electrocardiogram) monitor. KardiaMobile captures a medical-grade EKG in 30 seconds anywhere, anytime. Detect Atrial Fibrillation, Bradycardia, Tachycardia or Normal heart rhythm. Works with most smartphones & tablets. Not recommended for use with pacemakers and ICDs.Buy Now
The most powerful personal electrocardiogram. 6-leads means 6-times the heart data to share with your doctor for a complete view of your heart. Take unlimited medical-grade EKGs anytime, anywhere. Simply place your fingers on the sensors – no wires, patches or gels required. Works with most smartphones & tablets. Not recommended for use with pacemakers and ICDs.Buy Now
Thermo is a game changer. Now a fast, simple, no-contact gesture yields the most precise temperature possible, and automatic sync with the dedicated app also allows you to track temperature readings, get reminders, and input related symptoms/medications right on your smartphone.Buy Now
Blood pressure monitor – systolic and diastolic plus heart rate. Receive immediate results in the device and app. Feedback provided with colour code to make blood pressure readings simple and understandable. Automatic synchronization with smartphone via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Rechargeable battery.Buy Now
Indication of your cardiovascular health via pulse wave velocity and heart rate. Various Body Composition measures – weight, weight trends, body fat and water percentage, muscle and bone mass. Automatic data sync via Wi-Fi to the free Health Mate app (iOS and Android). Use for the whole family – recognises and tracks up to eight users independently.Buy Now
The phenomenon known as the McKenzie Method has helped millions of people with chronic back and neck pain. In 7 Steps to a Pain-Free Life, its founder, world-renowned physical therapist Robin McKenzie, shares the innovative program that can save you from a life of pain.
This book has been one I have recommended for over 20 years. Back pain is like an evil genie; it can control your life. This book helps get that genie to stay in a bottle. Dr TamsinBuy Now
This is a must-have handbook written by an Aspergirl for Aspergirls, young and old. Rudy Simone guides you through every aspect of both personal and professional life, from early recollections of blame, guilt, and savant skills, to friendships, romance and marriage. Employment, career, rituals and routines are also covered, along with depression, meltdowns and being misunderstood.
A beautiful book that helped me as a mother to a stunning, talented, warm, empathetic, honest, brave girl who has high functioning autism. Dr TamsinBuy Now
Dr. Brene Brown challenges everything we think we know about vulnerability, and dispels the widely accepted myth that it’s a weakness. She argues that vulnerability is in fact a strength, and when we shut ourselves off from revealing our true selves we grow distanced from the things that bring purpose and meaning to our lives.
A good idea. The author is sometimes a little too self-referential for my liking but I’m hard to please. If you like the conversational style, she has some good things to say about shame. Dr TamsinBuy Now
All parenting turns on a crucial question: to what extent should parents accept their children for who they are, and to what extent they should help them become their best selves. Drawing on ten years of research and interviews with more than three hundred families, Solomon mines the eloquence of ordinary people facing extreme challenges.
This book is amazing. If you feel that you are very different from your child, and don’t really ‘get’ them, then this is the book for you. It is fascinating. I recommend it highly. Dr TamsinBuy Now
Everything you wanted to know but were too embarrassed to ask – a guide to pregnancy and birth straight from the midwife’s mouth.
The title says it all. If you are pregnant, my advice is avoid the internet, buy a couple of good books (like this one), and stick to them for advice. Dr TamsinBuy Now
For years borderline personality disorder was difficult to describe, diagnose, and treat. This classic guide offers much-needed professional advice, helping victims and their families understand and cope with this troubling, shockingly widespread affliction.
If someone you care for understands this title, or if it resonates for you, then please read this-carefully. It is very helpful, but if you’re reading it for yourself then beware, as it may trigger uncomfortable feelings. Dr TamsinBuy Now
15 true and compelling stories about intelligent, capable teens and adults who have gotten “stuck” at school, work, and/or in social relationships because of their ADHD. Drawing on the latest research findings, the book describes strategies and treatments for getting “unstuck” to move on to a more rewarding and productive life.
I have met many people over the years who have ADHD or ADD and were unaware. It is often helpful to be aware, as it can be an immense relief. Dr TamsinBuy Now
When Stop Walking on Eggshells was first published, it gave new hope to thousands of people with friends and family members suffering from borderline personality disorder (BPD).
If the title makes sense, and an important person in your life makes you feel this way, then get this book. It will be immeasurably helpful. Dr TamsinBuy Now
Dr. Bessel van der Kolk uses recent scientific advances to show how trauma literally reshapes both body and brain, compromising sufferers’ capacities for pleasure, engagement, self-control, and trust. He explores innovative treatments—from neurofeedback and meditation to sports, drama, and yoga—that offer new paths to recovery by activating the brain’s natural neuroplasticity.
An essential read on trauma. Dr TamsinBuy Now
With straight-talking advice from renowned Psychotherapist Philippa Perry, The Book You Wish Your Parents had read (and your Children Will be Glad You Had) is the definitive guide for any parent looking to navigate their past, avoid repeating their own parents’ mistakes, and ensure they don’t land their own kids in therapy.
A lovely encouraging book about the simplicity of being a good parent. Helpful, wise, non-judgemental and something I should have read 20 years ago! Dr Tamsin.Buy Now
The conversations between the four characters in this book – the boy, the mole, the fox and the horse – have been shared thousands of times online, recreated in school art classes, turned into tattoos, they inspire parents and grandparents, comfort children, cheer people who feel lonely, are grieving, need courage, or a reminder that they are not alone and to keep going when life is hard.
This is a beautiful allegorical book (I think – I may have misunderstood either an allegory or the book!) Beautiful, simple, and joyous. Dr TamsinBuy Now
Using the theories of Alfred Adler, one of the three giants of 19th century psychology alongside Freud and Jung, it follows an illuminating conversation between a philosopher and a young man. The philosopher explains to his pupil how each of us is able to determine our own lives, free of the shackles of past experiences, doubts and the expectations of others.Buy Now
Russ Harris explains that the way most of us go about trying to find happiness ends up making us miserable, driving the epidemics of stress, anxiety, and depression. This empowering book presents the insights and techniques of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, a revolutionary new psychotherapy based on cutting-edge research in behavioural psychology.
(Recommended by Dr Imogen too). This is a classic book and easy to read. Get help escaping from an unrealistic and unhelpful fantasy. Dr Tamsin
Confronting and solving problems is a painful process which most of us attempt to avoid. Avoiding resolution results in greater pain and an inability to grow both mentally and spiritually. Drawing on his own professional experience, Dr M. Scott Peck, a psychiatrist, suggests ways in which facing our difficulties – and suffering through the changes – can enable us to reach a higher level of self-understanding.
This is quite an old book now, and the author died 15 years ago, however what a great piece to have written. There is a lot in here, and it has many great messages for our lives as they are right now. Dr Tamsin.Buy Now
Separate the myth from the medicine by women’s health expert Dr Jen Gunter. A book that debunks the myths and educates and empowers women.
Everyone who has a vagina, or who is interested in them, should read this. It is brilliant. Dr Tamsin.Buy Now
Dr Richard Shepherd is the UK’s foremost forensic pathologist, his job to understand the deaths which may have no natural cause. From crime scene to courtroom, his findings are crucial to the pursuit of justice. His work has seen killers put behind bars, exonerated the innocent, and turned open-and-shut cases on their heads.Buy Now
Must-have information, advice, insight, and tips for a new generation of mums and dads. The book answers every conceivable question expectant parents could have, including dozens of new ones based on the ever-changing pregnancy and birthing practices and choices they face.
Whilst this book has a terrible title, it has a lot of information and it is the only reference you probably should have. Helps avoid the Google-sphere… Dr TamsinBuy Now
Sleep is one of the most important aspects of our life, health and longevity and yet it is increasingly neglected in twenty-first-century society, with devastating consequences. Professor Matthew Walker explores twenty years of cutting-edge research to solve the mystery of why sleep matters.
(Recommended by Dr Imogen too). Great for all those who suffer insomnia, or who live with someone that does. Also, it is really interesting even if you sleep like a baby. Dr Tamsin.Buy Now