Monthly Archives: August 2017

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VIDEO: What are Gallstones and how are they Treated?

Featuring Dr Yiannis Kallis for Doctify
Gallstones are not pleasant and knowing how to spot them can be incredibly useful. Here to tell us more is Gastroenterologist Dr Yiannis Kallis.

Dr Yiannis Kallis is a Consultant Hepatologist and Gastroenterologist at the Royal London Hospital (Barts Health NHS Trust) and the Royal Free Hospital London, two of the […]

By |August 31st, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on VIDEO: What are Gallstones and how are they Treated?

VIDEO: What is the Difference Between a Heart Attack and Angina?

Featuring Dr Nicholas Pantazopoulos for Doctify
Cardiologist Dr Nicholas Pantazopoulos shares his expertise and clears up the difference between heart attack and angina in our latest video. Dr Nicholas Pantazopoulos is a Consultant Cardiologist at West Middlesex University Hospital, Chelsea & Westminster NHS Foundation Trust.  He is the West Middlesex Hospital Director of Clinical Studies for […]

By |August 29th, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on VIDEO: What is the Difference Between a Heart Attack and Angina?

5 Interesting Medical Facts you Might Not Know

Written by Catherine Hales for Doctify
Whether you spend all your time trawling through NetDoctor for medical tidbits or just like dropping interesting trivia into conversation, this is the blog post for you.
Gum doesn’t actually stay in your stomach for seven years

 

This old wives tale is one of those ‘medical facts’ that you learn as a […]

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4 Health Myths you Will Not Believe Aren’t True

Written by Catherine Hales for Doctify
We live surrounded by information and opinions – most of them on the internet. I’ve lost track of whether drinking a glass of red wine every night is the equivalent to two hours at the gym or is likely to cause you to keel over and die of heart disease. […]

By |August 23rd, 2017|Hot Topics|Comments Off on 4 Health Myths you Will Not Believe Aren’t True

How to Speed up Recovery After a Hip Replacement

Written by Mr Simon Bridle for Doctify
Of all the different orthopaedic procedures, hip replacements are one of the most common. Although the demographic most likely to undergo this surgery is older, anyone can break their hip and require a hip replacement.

Total hip replacement is one of the most successful surgical interventions we have, relieving pain […]

By |August 21st, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on How to Speed up Recovery After a Hip Replacement

VIDEO: An Expert’s Guide to Dealing with the Fallout from Trauma

Featuring Dr Brock Chisholm for Doctify
The world we live in can feel overwhelming sometimes. Terror attacks, natural disasters and accidents are all sources of trauma and can have a profound effect on mental health.

Doctify Psychologist Dr Brock Chisholm has some advice for those present at traumatic events, their friends and families and those in any way saddened or […]

By |August 18th, 2017|Hot Topics, Top Articles|Comments Off on VIDEO: An Expert’s Guide to Dealing with the Fallout from Trauma

Men’s Health: 5 Signs you may have Peyronie’s Disease

Written by Mr Amr Raheem for Doctify
Several studies show that women are more likely to seek medical help than men. Men’s health often seems to be swept under the rug, but ignoring medical problems doesn’t make them any less real. Peyronie’s Disease is one of several conditions that specifically affect men and knowing how to […]

By |August 16th, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on Men’s Health: 5 Signs you may have Peyronie’s Disease

Do you Actually Know the Difference between a Chiropractor and an Osteopath?

Written by Mr Michael Fatica for Doctify
Knowing what kind of health specialist to go to for what complaint can be something of a mystery. Here to explain the difference between an Osteopath and Chiropractor and a little more about the history of Osteopathy is Mr Michael Fatica, the founding Osteopath of The Mayfair Clinic.
Where does […]

By |August 14th, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on Do you Actually Know the Difference between a Chiropractor and an Osteopath?

5 Tips for Creating a Healthier and Happier Office Space

Written by Mr Ross Tomkins for Doctify
For the majority of us, the reality of day to day life is a lot of sitting. And, although offices may often be unavoidable, damaging your health is not.

Read on for Occupational Physiotherapist, Mr Ross Tomkins’ top tips for reducing musculoskeletal stress and strain and optimizing health and well […]

By |August 11th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Creating a Healthier and Happier Office Space

Don’t be Shy: Demystifying the Causes of Stress Incontinence

Written by Mr Sachin Malde for Doctify
Incontinence is not exactly a common topic of conversation. Some people might relegate it as a term that applies only to the elderly. However, with stress incontinence, this is not the case. This condition affects a range of different people and it should be talked about with more openness […]

By |August 9th, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on Don’t be Shy: Demystifying the Causes of Stress Incontinence