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Fertility Treatments

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Discussing the options with our fertility specialist
Written by Dr Irfana Koita for Doctify

What are the fertility treatment options?

Ovulation Induction:

Women who do not ovulate, usually present with irregular or completely absent periods. The most common cause for this is a condition known as Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). Ovulation induction is performed using oral tablets […]

By |December 1st, 2016|Parenting|Comments Off on Fertility Treatments

Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

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Written by Nia Davies for Doctify

Black Friday has been and gone. The Christmas shopping season has officially begun. But are you still wondering what to buy? The festive season doesn’t have to mean weeks of gluttony, so start your new year’s resolutions early with our healthy Christmas gift guide.

 

23&Me £129

 

 

What could anyone […]

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Teeth Whitening: How to Get a Whiter Smile

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Interviewed by Dr Maryam Tribak for Doctify

Teeth whitening, is an obsession dating back to the Ancient Egyptians. The pursuit of a brighter smile has become a popular dental request. We asked dental expert Dr. George Druttman for the facts about teeth whitening and […]

By |November 9th, 2016|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on Teeth Whitening: How to Get a Whiter Smile

The Probiotics Revolution

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Written by Dr Tim Lebens for Doctify

When it comes to the human body, it can be hard to the wood for the trees. We focus too heavily on one organ, one cellular structure or a single biochemical reaction. Things tend to be more complex. We see this in the relationship between mind and body, […]

By |November 4th, 2016|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on The Probiotics Revolution

All you need to know about Gallstones

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Written by Mr Khaled Dawas for Doctify

Gallstones are very common and affect more than one in ten adults in the UK at some point in their lives. They form in the gallbladder, which is found beneath the liver and functions as a store site for bile produced by the liver. Gallstones form when the level of […]

By |November 2nd, 2016|Conditions|Comments Off on All you need to know about Gallstones

Ask the surgeon: All you need to know about Hernia

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Written by Catherine Meyers for Doctify

Hernia, we have all heard of the condition before. It’s been mentioned here and there in our daily lives, but do we really know what it is? We asked Mr. Khaled Dawas, a specialist Upper GI Surgeon with many years’ experience of treating simple, complex and hiatus hernias all about them.

What […]

By |November 1st, 2016|Conditions|Comments Off on Ask the surgeon: All you need to know about Hernia

5 Tips to Help You Sleep Smarter

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Written by Catherine Meyers for Doctify

How much sleep did you get last night? 10 hours? 8 hours? 4 hours? Since we were kids, we’ve been told over and over again that getting a good night’s sleep is important for our daily routine, productivity and function. Even a 2016 study done by economists Matthew Gibson and […]

By |October 30th, 2016|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on 5 Tips to Help You Sleep Smarter

Chronic Kidney disease: Avoiding overdiagnosis

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Written by Dr Jonathan Kwan for Doctify

Tell someone they’ve got “chronic kidney disease” (CKD) and they’re likely to fear the worst: dialysis machines and waiting for a kidney transplant. However, most people who are told they have CKD won’t need these treatments and some are even mislabelled as having this condition when in fact they have […]

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Because Breathing is for Everyone!

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Written by Gurminder for Doctify

In today’s day and age, everyone is telling you to focus on your weight, your heart health, your physical health and your mental health. All have been proven to be equally important in your overall well-being, but most people tend to forget all about their lungs! We all need to […]

By |October 17th, 2016|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Because Breathing is for Everyone!

How we can help with antibiotic resistance

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Written by  Gurminder for Doctify

Ever heard about superbugs or antibiotic resistance in the news? Do you know what it means?

Antibiotics are normally taken to fight the bacteria that might be causing an infection in a person’s body, hence the prefix anti. Sometimes bacteria can become stronger and resistant to one or more antibiotics; […]

By |September 15th, 2016|Hot Topics|Comments Off on How we can help with antibiotic resistance