Our microbiota is made up of trillions of tiny organisms called microbes that live in our gut. The gut microbiota is unique to each of us. They not only help digest the food we eat, but also produce molecules that influence our health via the immune system and impact gene expression. Beneficial bacteria prevent the […]
The most important thing to recognise is that, although we all age, there are definitely many ways out there to avoid accelerating the process. Keep reading to find out ways how to reverse the signs of ageing with the right skin care regime. Once you have started to adopt a better lifestyle, such as getting […]
Pre-eclampsia tends to occur in the third trimester of pregnancy, particularly around and after 34 weeks, and can also occur close to delivery and after delivery. It is a complication of pregnancy where the mother develops high blood pressure, swelling and protein in the urine.
Some mothers will have no symptoms at all except for swelling […]
Have you noticed you’ve been putting on weight and are struggling to understand why? Many women gain weight as they grow older. But how much is too much and how can you stop the middle age spread? Obesity specialist and consultant diabetologist Dr Harvineder Chahal from London Medical shares his advice.
Many women struggle with weight […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Written by Ms Jill Barber for Doctify
Almost every single stock photo related to eating has people laughing uproariously at their meal. But is the food you’re merrily munching away on actually making you happy? We know that our diet can affect our physical appearance – sugar gives us spots, junk food makes us gain weight. […]
Written by Mr Inderpaul Birdi and The Nutrition Clinic for Doctify
There’s nothing quite like that morning cup of coffee. And the one after that. Plus, that afternoon flat white. Even if you’re not one for the coffee fix, Diet Coke, green tea, energy drinks all have one thing in common: caffeine.
Yes, it can perk you […]
Chocolate has long been seen as the enemy of clear skin; it’s high sugar content touted as the bringer of all spots. But for people battling against acne the advice over what foods to cut out often becomes more extreme. In recent years, the speculation over a link between dairy and acne has become a […]