Yearly Archives: 2017

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How to Find the Right Mental Health Specialist for You

The conversation around mental health is slowly improving. There definitely is less stigma and more understanding surrounding psychological issues but seeking help can still be a difficult step.

Convenience is important; your treatment should slot into your routine easily. As a result, finding a psychologist or mental health specialist near your home or work can be […]

By |September 13th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on How to Find the Right Mental Health Specialist for You

Lady Gaga has Fibromyalgia: Find out About the Chronic Condition Here

Written by Dr Rajiv Malhotra for Doctify
When your condition is invisible, its often hard to convince people of its impact on your life – or, in some cases, that it even exists. One such invisible condition is fibromyalgia and it can be debilitating.

Recently, songstress and icon Lady Gaga has announced that she is one such […]

By |September 13th, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on Lady Gaga has Fibromyalgia: Find out About the Chronic Condition Here

Kate Middleton Risks Worse Morning Sickness with Third Baby

Featuring Mr Mahantesh Karoshi for Doctify
If you’ve been anywhere near the internet/a newspaper/all the social media channels, you’ll know that Kate Middleton is pregnant. The Duchess of Cambridge, who is already mother to Prince George (aged four years) and Princess Charlotte (aged two years) is 12 weeks pregnant with her third child.

The body goes through […]

By |September 11th, 2017|Parenting|Comments Off on Kate Middleton Risks Worse Morning Sickness with Third Baby

TFL’s Anxiety Tube Map Helps Sufferers to Navigate London

Written by Catherine Hales for Doctify
Travelling to work on the Tube every day can be a nuisance. But for those who suffer from anxiety or claustrophobia, the journey can be almost unbearable. Luckily, the folks over at Transport for London have taken this into account and produced a special Underground map. This downloadable version helps […]

By |September 10th, 2017|Hot Topics|Comments Off on TFL’s Anxiety Tube Map Helps Sufferers to Navigate London

Thinning Hair: How it affects both Men and Women

Written by Dr Sajjad Rajpar for Doctify
Thinning hair has always been acknowledged as a traditionally male problem. This doesn’t mean that hair loss might not have an impact on on a man’s confidence – of course it might. But often they are the focus of the conversation when thinning hair can be just as much […]

By |September 8th, 2017|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on Thinning Hair: How it affects both Men and Women

How to Find the Perfect Specialist for Conceiving and Pregnancy

Whether you’re trying for a child or are recently pregnant (congrats!), finding the perfect specialist to guide you on your journey through conceiving, pregnancy itself and giving birth is very important.

Ideally, you want a gynecologist and obstetrician, or a fertility expert located near your home or work. You want to be able to make appointments […]

By |September 8th, 2017|Parenting|Comments Off on How to Find the Perfect Specialist for Conceiving and Pregnancy

Can Art Therapy Help Improve Your Mental Health?

Written by Dr Bhavna Jaiswal for Doctify
We all know that one scene in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. No, not where they join the parade. Or drive Cameron’s dad’s red convertible through the window. Or where they bluff their way into the restaurant. I guess it has quite a few iconic scenes, actually. But the one […]

By |September 4th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Can Art Therapy Help Improve Your Mental Health?

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 […]

By |August 24th, 2017|Hot Topics, Top Articles|Comments Off on 5 Interesting Medical Facts you Might Not Know