Doctor’s Blog

How to beat Blue Monday

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This month brings us ‘Blue Monday’ (21st January) which is considered the most depressing day of the year. This particular date in the calendar makes it a good opportunity to...


New year, new you

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Achieve your health goals in 2019 It’s finally over. You can take off the festive jumper, emerge from beneath the self-imposed cocoon of tinsel and chocolate wrappers. That’s right, the festive...


Important tips about ‘Veganuary’

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Veganism is gaining popularity in the UK, especially in January – otherwise known as ‘Veganuary.’ Many people switch to veganism to be healthy. However, it can easily lead to deficiencies, so...


World COPD Day

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World COPD Day aims to bring more information to people about the group of lung conditions, diagnosis, prevention and treatment. There is currently an estimated 1.2 million people in the...


World Diabetes Day

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World Diabetes Day aims to spread awareness about diabetes. The cause, prevention and impact it has on people’s lives. Diabetes explained Type 1 diabetes occurs when the immune system incorrectly...


How are you feeling? Checking in for World Mental Health Day

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World Mental Health Day returns on 10th October 2018. The World Federation for Mental Health started the campaign in 1992 with the aim of raising awareness of mental health issues,...


Getting to sleep this summer

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In the UK it’s estimated that insomnia regularly affects one in three adults and can be caused by a range of different issues. Environmental factors play a huge part in...


Erectile Dysfunction: What You Should Know

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Despite being a common male health condition, many men find erectile dysfunction (ED) difficult to talk about, or too embarrassed to discuss with their doctor. ED isn’t treated as often...


Ten ways to make yourself happier

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We all strive for happiness but it can be hard to find, and as the saying goes, it’s something money just can’t buy. Magazines, adverts, social media, friends, family –...


How to eat yourself healthy

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With summer well under way, it’s the perfect chance to kick-start a healthy lifestyle with a diet rich in fruit and vegetables. Here are some top tips on how to...


Staying active during the Summer of Sport

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Whether it’s Wimbledon, rugby, or perhaps a spot of football, the so-called ‘Summer of Sport’ should be inspiring us all not just to be a spectator, but to get off...


World Hepatitis Day

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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,...


Don’t suffer in silence with anxiety

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Anxiety may feel like an intimidating thing, but It’s important to remember that feeling anxious can be beneficial – it’s our body’s way of preparing us for a stressful situation....