• Dr Verity Biggs H3 Health in Platinum Mag

Platinum Magazine: Dr Verity Biggs comments on the benefits of swimming to your health, particularly after menopause.

Our Women’s Health Lead, Dr Verity Biggs, outlines the benefits of swimming to your health, particularly after the menopause. She discusses not only the physical benefits, but also the mental health and general wellbeing aspects of swimming.

Dr Verity Biggs
Dr Verity BiggsWomen's Health and Menopause Lead

Dr Verity Biggs is a Women’s health specialist and our female health lead.

You can find out more about Dr Biggs by viewing her latest articles and biography .

Swim your way to better health.

Swimming makes us feel great, but what does the science say about how it affects health? Dr Verity Biggs comments, “After menopause, and even before, bone thinning occurs due to the reduction in oestrogen, but by regularly exercising you can reduce this impact. Swimming is a great form of exercise as it builds strength, yet also gives you a cardiovascular workout, too.”

Dr Verity Biggs H3 Health comments in Platinum Mag