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All You Ever Wanted to Know About Haemorrhoids (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Written by Mr Manoj Sen for Doctify
They may not be something we talk about very often, but haemorrhoids happen. Sitting on the problem (no pun intended) won’t help, especially if they are severe. Being aware of how to identify haemorrhoids and how they are treated is useful knowledge to have in your arsenal (OK, that one may have been […]

By |May 24th, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on All You Ever Wanted to Know About Haemorrhoids (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Ask the expert: 5 questions about back pain

“Why do I have back pain?” 

Low back pain is an extremely common problem. So common that it is normal to get some back pain from time to time. Most of the time it is caused by muscular spasms due to fatigue or inflammation. It is rarely serious and usually improves by keeping active, doing gentle exercise and taking simple pain killers. It is best to avoid prolonged periods of sitting, […]

By |July 29th, 2016|Wellbeing & Fitness, Top Articles|Comments Off on Ask the expert: 5 questions about back pain

Fact Check: Do High Heels Cause Bunions?

Written by Mr R. Lloyd Williams for Doctify
What actually are bunions?
Bunions or Hallux Valgus occur when the big toe is misaligned. The classic symptoms are a bumpy side of the foot, pain and swelling over the big toe joint which is aggravated by shoes, callused and red skin by the big toe, the second toe overlapping with […]

By |July 29th, 2015|Conditions|Comments Off on Fact Check: Do High Heels Cause Bunions?