Dr Jan Sambrook

Dr Jan Sambrook

General Practitioner, Medical Author

MBChB, MRCGP

Dr Jan Sambrook qualified from the University of Sheffield in 1992. 

She trained as a GP in Barnsley, and has worked for most of her career as a GP around Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. She has an interest in maternal and child health, breastfeeding and nutrition.

Recent articles

How to lose weight in a healthy way
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How to lose weight in a healthy way Feature

We all know that people who are carrying around a lot of extra weight increase their risks of many diseases, including type 2 diabetes , heart disease , …

What's the right temperature for sleep?
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What's the right temperature for sleep? Feature

We all like to snuggle down under a warm duvet on a cold night, but did you know that having your bedroom too warm might be stopping you from getting to sleep? As …

What can you eat if you're lactose intolerant?
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What can you eat if you're lactose intolerant? Feature

Lactose intolerance is a condition in which there is not enough lactase in the body. Lactase is the chemical (enzyme) that breaks down (digests) 'milk sugar' (lactose) …

Health Information

Heart Disease Health Information

The heart is a muscle pump located in the chest, which pumps blood around the body. It keeps pumping from a few weeks after conception until we die. There are a number …

Relaxation exercises
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Relaxation exercises Resource

Muscular relaxation exercises and deep breathing are two ways to help people to relax and combat symptoms of anxiety. They may also help to ease symptoms of depression. …