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.
Can family overrule a Do Not Attempt Resuscitation order?
Dr Mark Porter addresses a reader’s concern about borderline blood sugar levels.
Dr Mark Porter responds to a reader’s concern that blood pressure drugs may be related to falls.
Dr Mark Porter responds to a reader’s drug dilemma.
Dr Mark Porter on whether or not is it really necessary to fast before the test.
Dr Mark Porter discusses the best course of action for a reader with a hernia.
Dr Mark Porter responds to a reader who gets an upset stomach from iron supplements.
Dr Mark Porter on whether there is a known link between taking statins and developing cancer.
Dr Mark Porter responds to a reader’s question about recent bowel problems and lethargy.