Monthly Archives: December 2017

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Should you Wear High Heels this NYE or are they Bad for your Feet?

Written by Mr Kaser Nazir for Doctify
With the sun slowly starting to grace us with its presence again, it will soon be time to throw the winter boots to the back of your closet. For many of us, this will mean wearing high heels at every available opportunity. But aside from the odd wobble and achey […]

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The Most Common Skiing Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Written by Mr Deepu Sethi for Doctify
With the skiing season upon us, it’s the time of year when people start returning from their holidays with a variety of ligament and bone injuries.

Here, Mr Deepu Sethi gives us an overview of the most common skiing injuries and how to prevent them, so you can enjoy your next […]

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Are Oxygen Treatments a Fab Gift Idea or Just a Fad?

Written by Nia Davies with Dermatologist Adam Friedman for Doctify oxygen
Oxygen is the element of survival, feeding every cell in our body, giving us life. However it is simultaneously one of the most destructive elements on earth, causing damage to cells through free radical damage – one of the main causes of ageing.

The health and beauty industry […]

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Top Tips on How to Preserve your Fertility

Written by Dr Irfana Koita for Doctify
Some people will grow up, meet the person they want to spend the rest of their lives with and then have children. For others, life may not be so straight forward. Luckily, there are now several ways to prolong fertility available to those who wish to delay having kids […]

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Why Christmas Shopping Is Good For You, If Not Your Bank Account

By Maureen Wanderi with Dr Catherine Atnas and Sociologist Tracey Collett for Doctify
Christmas – the most wonderful time of the year! A time for giving, spending time with family and friends, and Christmas shopping. But crowded streets, long queues, and the cold weather, Christmas shopping can be a very stressful affair.

Take heart though, here’s why Christmas […]

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What are Varicose Veins and How do you Get Rid of Them?

Written by Mr Abdullah Jibawi for Doctify
Have you ever wondered what those protruding veins on your leg are? If so, you might have varicose veins. Although this may not sound serious but the condition can be both damaging to confidence and also incredibly painful.

Here to tell us more is vascular surgeon, Mr Abdullah Jibawi.
What are varicose veins?
Varicose […]

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Should I Take Vitamin D Supplements? Ask the Expert

Written by Mr Siva Kumar for Doctify
The British weather is in constant change, and the summer months seem fleeting. But does a lack of sun cause low levels of vitamin D? Doctify Specialist Mr Siva Kumar explains why you need vitamin D, where you can get it naturally and whether it might be time to start taking vitamin D […]

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Want Healthy Skin? Stop Winter Weather taking its Toll

Written by Dr Nilanjana Vajpeyi for Doctify

We all know that the winter weather can take its toll on your skin. Chapped lips, breakouts, dry skin, or a dull pallid complexion will affect many of us. But what isn’t widely considered is the effect that winter can have on healthy skin and the ageing process.

Winter weather […]

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What Happens When you get a Breast Reduction?

Written by Mr Sherif Wilson for Doctify
Breast augmentation seems to be a topic that is often discussed. Breast reduction, on the other hand, isn’t so talked of. So, what actually goes into having a breast reduction?

Plastic surgeon, Mr Sherif Wilson, is here to take us through the process from a surgical point of view.
Why do […]

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