Monthly Archives: November 2016

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Why do I sweat so much? Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) and its treatment

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Written by Doctify Dermatologist Dr Justine Kluk

What is hyperhidrosis?
Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition that literally means excessive sweating: “hyper” means too much and “hidrosis” means sweating.

We all need to sweat. If we didn’t sweat we’d overheat on hot days or when we exercise or get nervous. But in about 3% of the population, sweating happens when it […]

By |November 28th, 2016|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on Why do I sweat so much? Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) and its treatment

Selfie Surgery Safety

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Are there adverse long-term consequences of Selfie Surgery treatments?
Written by Nia Davies, featuring Dr. Mehta for Doctify

Selfie was added to the Oxford English Dictionary as recently as August 2013. As the concept of an online persona took off, so did selfies, and new techniques to appear more flattering on social networks emerged. Photoshop, […]

By |November 23rd, 2016|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on Selfie Surgery Safety

Common Baby Problems

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How Our Experts Deal With Them
Written by Dr Maryam Tribak for Doctify

Every parent experiences it: that fear when you notice a new rash or when they won’t stop crying. Even if you know it’s just nappy rash or colic, your parental instinct kicks in and you want to do something to make it better. […]

By |November 14th, 2016|Parenting|Comments Off on Common Baby Problems

Teeth Whitening: How to Get a Whiter Smile

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Interviewed by Dr Maryam Tribak for Doctify

Teeth whitening, is an obsession dating back to the Ancient Egyptians. The pursuit of a brighter smile has become a popular dental request. We asked dental expert Dr. George Druttman for the facts about teeth whitening and […]

By |November 9th, 2016|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on Teeth Whitening: How to Get a Whiter Smile

Movember: A Month All About Men!

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 Mr. Laniado      Mr. Chitale        Mr. Poullis 

 
Featuring Mr. Marc Laniado, Mr. Sudhansu Chitale and Mr. Joseph Poullis
Written by Catherine Meyers for Doctify 

Have you taken the time to take care of the men in your life? This November join the Movemeber movement to help spread awareness about men’s health and have some fun whilst you’re at it.

Why Movember?

Most people know the […]

By |November 8th, 2016|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Movember: A Month All About Men!

The Probiotics Revolution

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Insights from a GP
Written by Dr Tim Lebens for Doctify

When it comes to the human body, it can be hard to the wood for the trees. We focus too heavily on one organ, one cellular structure or a single biochemical reaction. Things tend to be more complex. We see this in the relationship between mind and body, […]

By |November 4th, 2016|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on The Probiotics Revolution

All you need to know about Gallstones

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Written by Mr Khaled Dawas for Doctify

Gallstones are very common and affect more than one in ten adults in the UK at some point in their lives. They form in the gallbladder, which is found beneath the liver and functions as a store site for bile produced by the liver. Gallstones form when the level of […]

By |November 2nd, 2016|Conditions|Comments Off on All you need to know about Gallstones

Ask the surgeon: All you need to know about Hernia

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Written by Catherine Meyers for Doctify

Hernia, we have all heard of the condition before. It’s been mentioned here and there in our daily lives, but do we really know what it is? We asked Mr. Khaled Dawas, a specialist Upper GI Surgeon with many years’ experience of treating simple, complex and hiatus hernias all about them.

What […]

By |November 1st, 2016|Conditions|Comments Off on Ask the surgeon: All you need to know about Hernia