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Everything You Need to Know Before Getting the Coil

Written by Miss Meg Wilson for Doctify
When it comes to contraception there are many different options to consider, one of which is the coil. A contraceptive coil is a small device which sits inside the womb preventing pregnancy and has been proven to be very effective. Consultant Gynaecologist, Miss Meg Wilson, frequently speaks to women […]

By |July 9th, 2018|Wellbeing & Fitness, Top Articles|Comments Off on Everything You Need to Know Before Getting the Coil

What are the Psychological Benefits of Mindfulness?

Written by Kate Potter for Doctify
Mindfulness. You may have heard it spoken of with reverence or disdain. Either way, it seems to be a polarising practice that has kept people talking. But what actually is mindfulness? And what is the point?

Top Doctify Psychologist, Dr Kate Potter is here to explain to us exactly what the […]

By |May 15th, 2018|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on What are the Psychological Benefits of Mindfulness?

HIIT Classes: The Benefits and Hidden Dangers

Written by Mr Amit Amin for Doctify
Barrecore, Barry’s Boot Camp, Soul Cycle, Frame – the list of trendy exercise classes on offer in London these days is seemingly endless. Among this myriad of Instagrammable fitness fads is HIIT. Not for the faint of heart, this hardcore class has attracted devotees in their droves. But are there […]

By |May 2nd, 2018|Wellbeing & Fitness, Top Articles|Comments Off on HIIT Classes: The Benefits and Hidden Dangers

6 Top Tips for Handling Hay Fever this Spring

Written by Mr Samer Hamada for Doctify

As we head into the summer we’re looking forward to warmer days where we can spend time outside. However, if you suffer from hay fever this can be a season you don’t enjoy. Itchy eyes, a streaming nose and constant sneezing can make it impossible to concentrate and affect […]

By |April 22nd, 2018|Wellbeing & Fitness, Top Articles|Comments Off on 6 Top Tips for Handling Hay Fever this Spring

What’s in Your Ears? Our Complete Ear Wax Guide

Written by Mr Vincent Howard for Doctify
Have you ever started rooting around in your ear only to discover a finger full of wax? If the answer is yes, this is the article for you! If the answer is no, well, frankly, I don’t believe you.

Here to tell us a little more about what exactly is […]

By |February 27th, 2018|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on What’s in Your Ears? Our Complete Ear Wax Guide

Dry January is Finally Over but Does it Actually Help in the Long Term?

Written by Mr Gary Bloom for Doctify
Dry January is something that has taken off in recent years. For some the motivation behind it is to cut back after overindulging at Christmas. Others are sponsored to do it for charity. And then there are those that are doing it just to prove that they can. But […]

By |February 12th, 2018|Wellbeing & Fitness, Hot Topics|Comments Off on Dry January is Finally Over but Does it Actually Help in the Long Term?

The Psychology Behind Making (and Breaking) New Year’s Resolutions

Written by Dr Kate Potter for Doctify
Making new year’s resolutions is easy. Keeping them is another matter. The idea that the clock strikes midnight on 31st December and we all wake up as brand new people on 1st January is not only silly but can also be harmful when we fail to live up to […]

By |January 10th, 2018|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on The Psychology Behind Making (and Breaking) New Year’s Resolutions

Sports and Exercise: How to Recognise and Treat an ACL Injury

Written by Mr Jonathan Bird for Doctify
Its a brand new year and for many January means eschewing bad habits and taking up better ones. This may mean increasing exercise and taking up new sports – both of which are a good thing. However, when taking up a physical activity, its helpful to be aware of […]

By |January 9th, 2018|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Sports and Exercise: How to Recognise and Treat an ACL Injury

The Key to Losing Weight and Keeping it Off in the New Year

Written by Centennial Medical Care for Doctify
Ah, dieting. Most of us have been there. The good intentions, the healthy eating plan, the optimism – only to plunge face forward into a devil’s food chocolate cake two weeks later. It can make you feel like a failure, especially these days when you’re assailed on all sides […]

By |January 3rd, 2018|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on The Key to Losing Weight and Keeping it Off in the New Year

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 […]

By |December 21st, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Should you Wear High Heels this NYE or are they Bad for your Feet?