Listen: Am I Normal? Series #1

Am I Normal? (Series 1)

from BBC 4 Radio

Vivienne Parry is not normal according to her friends but medically speaking she’s mercifully within the normal range for most things. In this series, Vivienne finds out how the doctors decide what’s normal in terms of our weight, height, cholesterol level and state of mind. “

Listen to the first series here

A little more about programs 1-4 of series # 1: (from BBC 4 Radio)

  1. Weight: ” You may have been told by your doctor that your weight is just fine, but be aware, they may soon change their minds.”
  2. Height: “ Is being short a medical condition or just a fact of life? “
  3. Heart: “ Is your heart healthy? Is it normal? We join Vivienne Parry as she gets her cholesterol and blood pressure checked to find out her risk of heart disease.”
  4. Depression: “ How do doctors decide if what’s going on inside someone’s head is normal?”

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