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How can cancer impact your mental health?

Cancer’s impact 

Due to medical advances over the last few decades, around half the people diagnosed with cancer are expected to survive for 10 years or more. The decline in quality of life caused by both the diagnosis and treatments e.g. surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy side effects (nausea, vomiting, hair loss, sleep problems, pain, flu like […]

By |August 6th, 2019|Conditions, Wellbeing & Fitness, Top Articles|0 Comments

Do I need to have my ovarian cyst removed?

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 […]

By |May 21st, 2019|Conditions, Wellbeing & Fitness, Top Articles|Comments Off on Do I need to have my ovarian cyst removed?

VIDEO: How can Acupuncture Help to Relieve Pain?

With Mr George Monkhouse for Doctify

 

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By |February 13th, 2018|Conditions|Comments Off on VIDEO: How can Acupuncture Help to Relieve Pain?

Can Chilli Peppers really help to Cure Nerve Pain?

Written by Dr Mohjir Baloch for Doctify
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 […]

By |January 18th, 2018|Conditions|Comments Off on Can Chilli Peppers really help to Cure Nerve Pain?

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and How Do you Treat It?

Written by Mr Lehel Balint for Doctify
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 […]

By |September 22nd, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and How Do you Treat It?

Lady Gaga has Fibromyalgia: Find out About the Chronic Condition Here

Written by Dr Rajiv Malhotra for Doctify
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 […]

By |September 13th, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on Lady Gaga has Fibromyalgia: Find out About the Chronic Condition Here

What are Kidney Stones and how do you treat them?

Written by Mr Andrew Ballaro for Doctify
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 […]

By |May 4th, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on What are Kidney Stones and how do you treat them?

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