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What you need to know about teeth whitening, as told by a dentist

Written by Dr Robert Zabihi of The Pinner Dental Practice for Doctify
Despite being of Britain’s most popular and commonplace cosmetic dental procedures, there is still a lot of confusion regarding tooth whitening. Based on my experience as a General Dental Practitioner at The Pinner Dental Practice, this article will aim to address the most common concerns that […]

By |January 23rd, 2020|Conditions, Skin & Beauty, Hot Topics|0 Comments

Your first therapy session with a psychologist: what to expect

You have finally found the courage to book your first appointment with a psychologist or a psychotherapist. Meeting a new therapist for the first time often feels nerve-racking. This is entirely understandable as you may well disclose concealed fears and deeply intimate issues to someone that you have just met. Opening up to a stranger would […]

By |January 20th, 2020|Conditions, Wellbeing & Fitness, Hot Topics|0 Comments

How the Breast Reconstructive practice of Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic surgeon, Miss Judith Hunter has finessed her Aesthetic Breast Work

Miss Judith Hunter is a Senior Consultant Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon within Imperial Healthcare NHS and Imperial Private Healthcare based at Charing Cross Hospital, the second busiest centre for free flap reconstruction for the breast in the UK. Over the course of five years, Miss Hunter has performed close to 300 successful DIEPs as […]

By |January 16th, 2020|Conditions, Skin & Beauty|0 Comments

New approaches in the treatment of pain and rheumatic diseases: the low-level laser

Musculoskeletal conditions are common in the UK, affecting millions of us across the country. According to Arthritis Research, over 30 million working days each year are lost as a result of musculoskeletal conditions, and 10 million adults across England and Scotland alone are affected by persistent back pain. There are various types of musculoskeletal conditions, including […]

By |January 7th, 2020|Conditions, Hot Topics|0 Comments

What you need to know about adult circumcision: Benefits, what to expect, and more

 ‘Circumcised men surgery’ is a big and serious decision to make. If you are thinking of circumcision as an adult, you need all the information.

 
Reasons:
There are many reasons for circumcision after 16 years of age and adults:

Lichen sclerosis called Balanitis xerotica obliterans (BXO) in men
Tight foreskin (phimosis)
Recurrent Balanitis
Trauma
Cancer
Personal
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By |December 10th, 2019|Conditions|Comments Off on What you need to know about adult circumcision: Benefits, what to expect, and more

Is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder an Anxiety Disorder? OCD Explained…

Written by Cognacity for Doctify
Anxiety
Anxiety is a normal but unpleasant feeling of unease, worry or fear that can range from mild to severe. It is a universal feeling driven by the evolutionary “fight-or-flight” response, which increases blood flow to muscles and suppresses irrelevant bodily functions (e.g. digestive system, which can cause nausea). In other words, […]

By |November 29th, 2019|Conditions, Hot Topics, Top Articles|Comments Off on Is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder an Anxiety Disorder? OCD Explained…

What are the symptoms and treatment of cataracts?

Written by Mr Sundeep Vaswani Bsc (Hons) MCOptom of Optegra Eye Health Care for Doctify
For the most part, cataracts develop with age, with early changes occurring in most cases after the age of 50-60. In these instances, there tends to be a gradual progressive change and therefore patients may notice a slow decline in their […]

By |November 11th, 2019|Conditions, Top Articles|Comments Off on What are the symptoms and treatment of cataracts?

What is a Facet Joint Injury and how can it be treated?

Mr Masood Shafafy, consultant spinal surgeon from Spine Solutions explains what facet joints are, symptoms associated with facet joint pain and how it can be treated. 

 
What are the facet joints?
Facet joints are the small joints between the vertebrae of the spine. If you think of the spine as a column of bones arranged one on […]

By |November 6th, 2019|Conditions, Hot Topics|Comments Off on What is a Facet Joint Injury and how can it be treated?

Understanding the role alcohol plays in heart palpitations and rhythm problems

Heart rhythm problems affect millions of us in Britain. Can we prevent them from happening in the first place? Dr Jonathan Clague at Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care says the damaging effects of alcohol on our cardiovascular health must be made clearer.

Have you ever felt your heart do something unusual? The smallest jump or flutter can serve as […]

By |October 10th, 2019|Conditions, Wellbeing & Fitness, Hot Topics|Comments Off on Understanding the role alcohol plays in heart palpitations and rhythm problems

Does phimosis always require circumcision in men: facts and advice

Male circumcision is hardly ever discussed, leading to a lack of information available regarding conditions regarding the foreskin. This leads to many conditions going undiagnosed, which can further complicate one’s health. Among one of these conditions, is phimosis, a term used for tight foreskin. Phimosis is a condition where you are not able to pull […]

By |September 27th, 2019|Conditions|Comments Off on Does phimosis always require circumcision in men: facts and advice