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4 Conditions That Don't Need Antibiotics

We all know colds can stick around for a long time, however, antibiotics aren't always the answer. Clinical Director, Dr. Daniel Fenton, discusses 4 conditions when you shouldn't take antibiotics

Mouth Cancer

As Wednesday 15th November is Blue Wednesday, we are focusing today's blog post on Mouth Cancer - its causes, symptoms, and treatment methods.

10 Top Tips For A Good Night's Sleep

Stuck counting sheep and jealous of the people who fall asleep as soon as their heads hit the pillow? In today's blog post, we are sharing our top 10 tips to help you get a better night's sleep.

Throat Lozenges

The time of year has hit where sore throats are beginning to linger and we find ourselves reaching for those throat sweets...but do they actually work? We asked our pharmacist, Dipali Khurana, whether the throat sweet effect is simply a placebo.

The Telegraph: DIY Health MOT

This week, our CEO & founder, Dr Seth Rankin, is featured in The Telegraph as they discuss the 15 ways in which you can ensure your health is exactly where it should be.

Deep Vein Thrombosis

The #1 piece of advice given when going on a long-haul flight is to get up and moving - not just to keep yourself occupied, but mainly to reduce the risk of developing Deep Vein Thrombosis. Arising from a variety of causes, DVT may lead to a pulmonary embolism if it is ignored, therefore read today's blog post to clue yourself up on all thing's DVT.

Which Painkiller Should I Be Taking?

In today's blog post, London Doctors Clinic CEO & founder, Dr. Seth Rankin, sits down with The Sun to discuss exactly which painkiller is best suited to different types of pain.

When The Kidneys Start To Fail...

On today's chosen topic of Kidney Health, we're talking about the most serious of kidney problems and the last stage of kidney disease: kidney failure. We talk about prevention of kidney disease, as well as its diagnosis, treatment and management.

Are You Intolerant To Lactose?

Today we're focussing our blog post on a condition that affects the digestive system. One such cause of an unhappy gut is lactose intolerance, whereby your body does not agree with lactose-containing foods. We discuss symptoms and management of this condition.


The most well-known conditions affecting the prostate - Prostate Cancer and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - affect mainly older men, but did you know there's another common prostate condition affecting men of any age? Today's topic of Men's Health is Prostatitis, a condition affecting up to 15% of the male population during their lifetime.

Ask Dr Jay: The Top Sexual Health FAQ's

We asked Dr Jay, one of our experienced GPs with a special interest in Sexual Health, some FAQs on the topic. Why? Because we know people are desperate for answers, but are too shy to ask! Remember, there's no such thing as a stupid question...

Travelling To South Africa? You Should Read This First...

With September and October often considered the best months of the year to visit South Africa, now is the best time to book those tickets and plan that safari! So to help prepare you for your trip, we've assembled some important health-tips to bear in mind before packing those bags!

Top Tips To Staying Well While Backpacking

A summer travelling tradition for many young Brits is backpacking - such as travelling from city to city across Europe with an Interrail pass! We discuss our top tips to staying well as you hop from hostel to hostel this summer.

Travelling to India: Diseases To Watch Out For

As the summer travelling season gets underway, we're be bringing you articles on staying safe and well this summer, at home and abroad! Today we're talking about which conditions to be aware of (and prepared for!) while visiting India.

9 Reasons To Practice Mindfulness

In recent times, “mindfulness” has become a real buzz word, but how many of us actually understand what mindfulness is?

HuffPost Features Dr Seth Rankin

London Doctors Clinic founder, Dr Seth Rankin, is featured in HuffPost quizzing us on everything cholesterol.

Top Tips To Stay Safe And Well While Travelling This Summer!

So your tickets are booked, your accommodation reservation is done and your bags are packed - lucky you, you're off on holiday! To ensure your trip runs as smoothly as possible, we've assembled a list of the most important tips for staying safe and well whilst travelling.

Conditions You Can Catch From Kissing!

Today is International Kissing Day - a day dedicated to the art of kissing! But before you pucker up and share the love, take a moment to consider the potential health consequences of too much tender tonsil-tennis, as explained in today's article!

Top Tips For Flying Safely

Many of the world's most beautiful holiday destinations require us to fly to reach them. For some, it is this part that holds them back. So, read on to find out our best tips and tricks to make your flying experience a safe, happy and healthy one!

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