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Sports and Exercise: How to Recognise and Treat an ACL Injury

Written by Mr Jonathan Bird for Doctify
Its a brand new year and for many January means eschewing bad habits and taking up better ones. This may mean increasing exercise and taking up new sports – both of which are a good thing. However, when taking up a physical activity, its helpful to be aware of […]

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A cure for insomnia?

By Rajan Bhambra with psychologist Dr Catherine Sykes
We all love sleep. So not getting enough can lead to frustration and despair. But what exactly is insomnia? When should you seek help for it? And is there any cure?

What is insomnia?

Insomnia is defined as a difficulty falling asleep or a difficulty staying asleep, and up to a […]

By |December 23rd, 2016|Conditions, Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on A cure for insomnia?

Why do I sweat so much? Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) and its treatment

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Written by Doctify Dermatologist Dr Justine Kluk

What is hyperhidrosis?
Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition that literally means excessive sweating: “hyper” means too much and “hidrosis” means sweating.

We all need to sweat. If we didn’t sweat we’d overheat on hot days or when we exercise or get nervous. But in about 3% of the population, sweating happens when it […]

By |November 28th, 2016|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on Why do I sweat so much? Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) and its treatment

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 Expert: Melasma

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Written by Dr Justine Kluk for Doctify

What is melasma?

Melasma is a common disorder of facial pigmentation. It typically appears for the first time between the ages of 20 and 40 and is more likely to affect those with darker skin types or tanned skin. Ninety percent of sufferers are female and, in most cases, […]

By |September 27th, 2016|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on Ask the Expert: Melasma

Ask the expert: Guide to rosacea

What is rosacea?

Rosacea is a long term skin condition associated with facial redness and flushing. It often appears in the thirties and tends to occur more frequently in those with fair skin. Although it is common, it is still poorly understood. There are a number of factors believed to contribute to the development of rosacea. […]

By |August 3rd, 2016|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on Ask the expert: Guide to rosacea

This week in Cardiology

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Interviewed by Gurminder for Doctify

If there’s one symptom that’s likely to give you palpitations, it’s this one. A beating heart is what keeps us alive so feeling like it’s going to jump out of your chest is going to worry anyone. Fortunately most of the time there is nothing wrong with the heart. […]

By |May 18th, 2016|Conditions|Comments Off on This week in Cardiology

Ask the Expert: Psoriasis

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Leading dermatologist, Dr Adam Friedmann at The Harley Street Dermatology Clinic, has put together some information and advice on this commonly misunderstood skin condition.
What is it?

Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition that causes thickening, redness and scaling. It can affect the whole of the skin including the scalp and […]

By |April 19th, 2016|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on Ask the Expert: Psoriasis

Interview with Top Chiropractor Dr Luther Moss

Interviewed by Gurminder for Doctify
What is chiropractic?

A chiropractor use a range of techniques with focus on alignment, flexibility and strength of the body. They can also provide advice on exercise, diet, lifestyle and rehabilitation that includes exercises you can do in your own time.

What do you specialise in?

My personal area of interest is headaches and […]

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A guide to telling if Acupuncture is for you

Written by Ms Gordana Petrovic for Doctify
What is acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a part of energy medicine dating back about 3,000 years ago. It became known in the Western world a lot later, and is now increasingly the medicine model of choice for many modern health issues. It is based on restoring the homoeostatic equilibrium in the […]

By |January 19th, 2016|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on A guide to telling if Acupuncture is for you