Is there any cure for my severe buttock pain?

For three years I have had severe gnaw­ing pain in my but­tock with sci­atic nerve pain. It is worst sit­ting or lying down and I can’t sleep for long because the pain wakes me. I have tried an osteo­path, altern­at­ive ther­apies and had a scan, but noth­ing has worked. I’m 53 and oth­er­wise very healthy. Any sug­ges­tions?...

Can exercise lift my long-​term depression?

I used to be slim, fit and act­ive but two years ago I developed depres­sion, began comfort-​eating and put on a lot of weight. I’ve read that reg­u­lar exer­cise is as effect­ive as med­ic­a­tion for depres­sion. I’d like to get a reg­u­lar routine going but need advice on how to start and stay motiv­ated...

How best to workout with angina and high BP?

I am try­ing to regain fit­ness after being dia­gnosed with microvas­cu­lar angina and high blood pres­sure. I take med­ic­a­tion. I have been very fit until recently. The doc­tors say exer­cise is fine, as my body will tell me what the lim­it­a­tions are. I can run for about 15 minutes before get­ting pain. Do you have any guid­ance?...

Will a return to exercise damage my new hip?

I am 62 and had a hip replace­ment last December, after frac­tur­ing my pel­vis. I was always act­ive, but am now very wary . I want my new hip to last for as long as pos­sible. I am visu­ally impaired which makes going to a gym or swim­ming nigh-​on impossible...