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New, innovative transcatheter mitral valve repair at Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care

The transcatheter mitral valve repair programme at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals, also called TMVR, is one of the world’s most experienced and comprehensive. Dr Robert Smith has treated in excess of 150 leaky mitral valves with innovative MitraClip therapy. So what’s it all about?

 
What can go wrong with the valves of the heart
Human heart […]

By |September 18th, 2019|Conditions, Hot Topics|Comments Off on New, innovative transcatheter mitral valve repair at Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care

Introducing an innovative new emphysema treatment at Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care

Emphysema patients can suffer from shortness of breath, weight loss, fatigue, persistent wheezing and chesty cough, and more. A type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, known as COPD, it is responsible for 30,000 deaths annually in the UK. However, severe emphysema patients can receive a new lease of life, thanks to an innovative new vapour […]

By |August 28th, 2019|Conditions, Top Articles|Comments Off on Introducing an innovative new emphysema treatment at Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care

What’s the deal with medical grade skin care?

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 […]

By |August 22nd, 2019|Skin & Beauty, Top Articles|Comments Off on What’s the deal with medical grade skin care?

How to spot sciatica and what to expect with treatment

Amongst my most commonly treated conditions is sciatica, which is characterised by pain which radiates from the lower spine. This discomfort can extend through the buttocks and legs. This pain, which ranges from mild to excruciating (medically termed lumbar radiculopathy) is a surprisingly common condition. While the general population has an 80-90% chance of experiencing […]

By |July 12th, 2019|Conditions, Wellbeing & Fitness, Top Articles|Comments Off on How to spot sciatica and what to expect with treatment

Royal Brompton Hospital treating Insomnia with CBTi

Sleeping is a basic human need- like breathing, eating and drinking. It is vitally important for physical health. In this article, we hear from an expert at Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care, Dr Alanna Hare, about why it’s so important to treat sleep disorders.

 

Around 30 to 50 per cent of the adult population […]

By |April 15th, 2019|Conditions, Hot Topics|Comments Off on Royal Brompton Hospital treating Insomnia with CBTi

Top Tips for Beating Insomnia and Taming Sleep Anxiety

This article was written by Anxiety Expert Chloe Brotheridge and first appeared in Good Zing: the one-stop shop for finding (*and sharing) all the best health tips and tricks for your everyday issues.

Most of us suffer from a degree of anxiety on a daily basis. Did I turn off my hair straighteners? Did I double lock the front door? If we’re […]

By |November 28th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Top Tips for Beating Insomnia and Taming Sleep Anxiety

Is Binge Watching TV Harming our Mental Health and Ruining our Sleep?

Written for Doctify

Have you finished watching Mindhunter yet? How about Stranger Things? And then there’s The Sinner, Big Mouth and countless other shows on streaming services like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Video. With the rise of 24/7 streaming capabilities, people have started to embrace the habit of “binge watching” television. Not only are we consuming more […]

By |November 20th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Is Binge Watching TV Harming our Mental Health and Ruining our Sleep?

Why you Should See a Dentist to Help Stop Snoring

Written by Devonshire Place Dental Practice for Doctify
Snoring. Comical? Sometimes. Annoying? Always. This common nighttime occurrence can prevent sleep, both in the snorer and their partner. So, who should you go and see to fix this particular problem? The answer might surprise you… Or it would if you hadn’t read the title of this article.
What […]

By |October 25th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Why you Should See a Dentist to Help Stop Snoring

Are you Sleeping Enough? How Insomnia can Affect your Overall Health

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 […]

By |October 23rd, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Are you Sleeping Enough? How Insomnia can Affect your Overall Health

6 Things You Never Knew About Narcolepsy

Written by Dr Sofia Eriksson for Doctify
When people have narcolepsy in the movies, they tend to fall asleep immediately, no matter what they’re doing. It’s often played for comedy as sufferers instantly pass out mid-conversation.

But what actually causes it? And can people really fall asleep standing up? Here to separate the fact from fiction is […]

By |October 13th, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on 6 Things You Never Knew About Narcolepsy