Earlier this year in January, famous actress Kate Beckinsale was hospitalised for a ruptured ovarian cyst. Ovarian cysts are fluid filled sacs which grow on one or both ovaries. They are very common and can be diagnosed during an incidental pelvic ultrasound scan. It is estimated that one in ten women will have surgery during […]
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For anyone sensitive to spicy foods, chillies might represent pain rather than pain relief. However, the very thing that causes that burning sensation can actually have healing properties.
Pain management specialist, Dr Mohjir Baloch explains exactly how this works below.
What causes nerve pain?
Damaged nerve pain or neuropathic pain can be […]
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You’ve probably heard of this syndrome. Carpal tunnel is relatively common and can cause sufferers a great deal of pain. Many people put theirs down to repetitive movements but there are several other contributing factors.
Here to tell us more is Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mr Lehel Balint.
What actually is carpal tunnel […]
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When your condition is invisible, its often hard to convince people of its impact on your life – or, in some cases, that it even exists. One such invisible condition is fibromyalgia and it can be debilitating.
Recently, songstress and icon Lady Gaga has announced that she is one such […]
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If, like me, your knowledge of kidney stones consists of Joey bent over double in agony in an old episode of Friends then this is the article for you. These small stones can cause big problems when left untreated so it’s useful to know what to look out for […]
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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 […]