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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 […]

By |December 12th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Want Healthy Skin? Stop Winter Weather taking its Toll

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 […]

By |December 5th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on What Happens When you get a Breast Reduction?

Top Tips for Beating Insomnia and Taming Sleep Anxiety

This article was written by Anxiety Expert Chloe Brotheridge and first appeared in Good Zing: the one-stop shop for finding (*and sharing) all the best health tips and tricks for your everyday issues.

Most of us suffer from a degree of anxiety on a daily basis. Did I turn off my hair straighteners? Did I double lock the front door? If we’re […]

By |November 28th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Top Tips for Beating Insomnia and Taming Sleep Anxiety

Is Binge Watching TV Harming our Mental Health and Ruining our Sleep?

Written for Doctify

Have you finished watching Mindhunter yet? How about Stranger Things? And then there’s The Sinner, Big Mouth and countless other shows on streaming services like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Video. With the rise of 24/7 streaming capabilities, people have started to embrace the habit of “binge watching” television. Not only are we consuming more […]

By |November 20th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Is Binge Watching TV Harming our Mental Health and Ruining our Sleep?

What does an Abnormal Smear Test Result Mean?

Written by Miss Sanjay Kumari for Doctify 
A smear test is often something that gets put off or avoided. But for women over 25, it’s a must. However, getting the test is the easy part – what happens if your test comes back with an abnormal result?

Here to take us through it is Doctify Gynaecologist, Miss […]

By |November 9th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on What does an Abnormal Smear Test Result Mean?

So, what exactly is Sport and Exercise Medicine?

Written by Dr Philippa Bennett for Doctify
Most people have heard of physiotherapists and orthopaedic surgeons – but did you know there was a branch of medicine fully dedicated to sport and exercise? Here to tell us a little more about the specialty is Dr Philippa Bennett.
What is Sport and Exercise Medicine?
Sport and Exercise Medicine (SEM) was […]

By |November 7th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on So, what exactly is Sport and Exercise Medicine?

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

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?