With 26 years’ experience in practice and a partner in a busy South Gloucestershire surgery, Mark is also resident doctor on BBC One’s The One Show, presents Radio 4’s Inside Health, writes for The Times, and has even popped up on celebrity versions of The Weakest Link and Mastermind. Saga Magazine readers can ask for his expert opinion on any health issue, from a sprained wrist to high cholesterol or chronic disease. Mark was awarded an MBE in 2005 for services to medicine.
Dr Mark Porter responds to a reader whose cough has lasted two months.
Dr Mark Porter answers a reader’s question about the best supplements to help colds.
Dr Mark Porter advises a reader whose knee aches more when visiting family,
Dr Mark Porter recommends a healthy driving position for a reader with a bad back.
Dr Mark Porter explains how to reduce your risk of DVT on a long flight.
Dr Mark Porter explains how blood sugar is measured.
Dr Mark Porter advises a reader whose husband’s warfarin dose keeps changing.
Dr Porter advises a busy reader who wants to manage knee pain without an op.
Dr Mark Porter advises a reader whose hands and feet go white and cold.