Yearly Archives: 2017

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The Most Common Rugby Injuries and How to Treat Them

Written by Mr Charles Willis-Owen for Doctify
As any rugby fans will know, the game can be brutal and the pain can last. Half the fun of watching is the physical clashes between the players; intense scrums, ruthless tackles and bold sprints across the line. But whether you’re the fly-half for the All Blacks or merely playing […]

By |November 2nd, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on The Most Common Rugby Injuries and How to Treat Them

Ask an Expert: A Psychiatrist’s Guide to Managing Phantom Limb Pain

Written by Dr Jose Belda for Doctify
Having pain in your leg is not a pleasant sensation and, somewhat paradoxically, can sometimes happen even in those who are missing a limb. This pain is no less real and can be traumatic. Luckily, there are ways to manage this discomfort.

Here to talk us through them is psychiatrist, […]

By |November 1st, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on Ask an Expert: A Psychiatrist’s Guide to Managing Phantom Limb Pain

Doctify: What We Do For You and How We Do It

At Doctify, we help you to book healthcare appointments and treatments online. You can search by location, specialty and insurance provider – plus, our verified reviews and peer recommendations ensure you find exactly what you’re looking for.
With us you can…

Find a healthcare specialist based on reviews from other patients
Book online in just a […]

By |October 26th, 2017|Hot Topics|Comments Off on Doctify: What We Do For You and How We Do It

Why you Should See a Dentist to Help Stop Snoring

Written by Devonshire Place Dental Practice for Doctify
Snoring. Comical? Sometimes. Annoying? Always. This common nighttime occurrence can prevent sleep, both in the snorer and their partner. So, who should you go and see to fix this particular problem? The answer might surprise you… Or it would if you hadn’t read the title of this article.
What […]

By |October 25th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Why you Should See a Dentist to Help Stop Snoring

Are you Sleeping Enough? How Insomnia can Affect your Overall Health

Written by Dr Ralph Rodgers for Doctify
Sleep is just as important to your health and wellbeing as good nutrition, exercise, and stress management.

It’s far too easy to stay awake at night watching TV or surfing the web. You could be doing some last minute work or just getting some ‘me’ time after the kids go […]

By |October 23rd, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Are you Sleeping Enough? How Insomnia can Affect your Overall Health

Women’s Health: Do You Say the Word Vagina Enough?

Written by Mr Nicholas Morris for Doctify
It’s not a conversation you have every day – but how do you feel about your vagina? If you’re already blushing or squirming, you’re not alone. New research, released to coincide with Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month last month, found that 65 per cent of women are too embarrassed to […]

By |October 19th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Women’s Health: Do You Say the Word Vagina Enough?

A Nutritionist’s Top Tips for Sustained Weight Loss

Written by Mr Filip Koidis for Doctify
Starting a new diet, full of optimism and resolutions, only to crash and burn two weeks later – we’ve all been there. As you slowly regain consciousness and take in the mounds of Pringle tins and pizza boxes strewn across the floor, its easy to give up. But is there […]

By |October 17th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on A Nutritionist’s Top Tips for Sustained Weight Loss

6 Things You Never Knew About Narcolepsy

Written by Dr Sofia Eriksson for Doctify
When people have narcolepsy in the movies, they tend to fall asleep immediately, no matter what they’re doing. It’s often played for comedy as sufferers instantly pass out mid-conversation.

But what actually causes it? And can people really fall asleep standing up? Here to separate the fact from fiction is […]

By |October 13th, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on 6 Things You Never Knew About Narcolepsy

Braces Don’t Have to be Ugly: How Clear Aligners can Transform Your Smile

Written by Dr Pradeep Sharma for Doctify
Your smile has a great impact on how other people perceive you and having them straightened can help improve your own self-esteem. But having ugly wires on your teeth for years can feel a little off-putting.

Fortunately, due to modern technology, you can no have your teeth straightened without braces […]

By |October 12th, 2017|Skin & Beauty, Top Articles|Comments Off on Braces Don’t Have to be Ugly: How Clear Aligners can Transform Your Smile

What Actually Happens When We Sleepwalk?

Written by Dr Sofia Eriksson for Doctify
We all know the old saying: “Never wake a sleepwalker!” But why not? And what actually is sleepwalking in the first place?

Here to answer that and other sleepwalking-related queries is Doctify Neurologist, Dr Sofia Eriksson.
What happens to our brains during a ‘normal’ night’s sleep?
This is a surprisingly difficult question […]

By |October 12th, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on What Actually Happens When We Sleepwalk?