Have you got achy joints?

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More than 10 million people in the UK have arthritis and suffer from painful joints. While there are many types, the two most common are osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA)....


Wake up to breakfast by Dr. Alex Phelan

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It’s often credited as the most important meal of the day – but did you know that skipping breakfast can have real health implications?  Breakfast is when we feed our...


Coping with high blood pressure by Dr. Alex Phelan

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Dr. Alexandra Phelan is a GP with the NHS and Pharmacy2U, an online service which  provides free, fast and convenient delivery of NHS repeat prescriptions. High blood pressure is the single...


World Hepatitis Day 2018

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World Hepatitis Day falls on the 28th July, with more and more countries and organisations taking part every year.  But, what is hepatitis? Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver,...


What is thyroid disease?

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Thyroid disease is a common condition affecting both men and women. The thyroid is a gland that lies over the windpipe at the front of the neck. The thyroid gland produces...


Your Summer Health Guide For Festivals

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Festival season is now upon us. Although a time to enjoy great music, sunny days with friends, and make lasting memories, it’s also important that you look after your health...


Let’s talk about dementia

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Dementia is one of the most distressing and, for many of us, terrifying conditions we can face. The prospect of a steady decline into memory loss as our loved ones...


How to manage asthma

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Asthma is very common long-term condition caused by inflammation of the airways –, according to Asthma UK, it affects over 5 million people in the UK, including over 1 million...


Do you donate blood?

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It takes over 6,000 donations a day to treat patients across England. Once donated, blood cannot be stored indefinitely, so a constant supply is necessary. Every year the NHS needs...


Top tips to manage your eczema

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Eczema, more common than you think If you suffer with eczema, you’re far from alone. An estimated six million Brits have the skin condition, and according to the NHS the number...


Bloating – could it be serious?

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We all know that feeling – a painful, stretched, bloated stomach, which might be accompanied by excess gas, constipation, diarrhoea or cramps. However, for some people, bloating is more than...


5 New Approaches To Sustainable Healthy Eating

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It’s the time of year where many healthy eating resolutions have been dropped by the wayside as old habits return. Although it’s easy to have fallen off the wagon, it...


Antibiotics – are they right for you?

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As many people are still battling winter coughs and colds, GPs will often receive many requests for antibiotics from patients to treat their illness. While that might be what many...


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October 18, 2019 at 9:38am
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