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Vertigo: Are You Sick of Feeling Dizzy?

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Have you ever experienced the sensation of spinning, whirling or losing your balance? There are a number of medical explanations for feeling dizzy, including today's blog topic: Vertigo.

The Zika Story: November Update

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A topic of concern for many of our patients, many months on from the initial outbreak, and likely will continue to be for months to come. At London Doctors Clinic, we strive to keep patients updated on the Zika virus, and Zika screening as best we can.

What do Heart Attacks, Strokes and Aneurysms have in common?

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The vascular system is the most vital aspect for life, bringing essential oxygen and nutrients to supply our organs. Without the constant perfusion of blood through arteries and veins, our tissues quickly begin to degenerate and die. But what happens when our vascular system is compromised by diseases, such as strokes, heart attacks and aneurysms?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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The most common cancer in women; breast cancer will affect one in eight women at some point in their lives. That's why it's absolutely essential that women are aware and well-educated on the topic, to catch cases early for a better prognosis.

LDC Expands to Fleet Street

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London Doctors Clinic has expanded again! Our new Fleet Street location is located at the corner of Fleet Street and Farringdon, a one-minute walk from City Thameslink and 5 from St Paul’s Station and Blackfriars Station, serving the Central Line, District Line and Circle Line in addition to National Rail Service. Appointments just £55!

Ibuprofen vs Paracetamol

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For pain relief, aren't they just the same? Or is paracetamol better than ibuprofen in some situations, and vice versa. We explain the difference between the two.

Chlamydia: The most common STI

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Known as the silent STI, cases of Chlamydia infection have been soaring over recent years, with over 200,000 Chlamydia diagnoses in the UK last year alone. So what do you need to know about this silent disease?

Body Mass Index: What's your number?

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Are you slim? Or carrying a few extra pounds? Or maybe more on the skinny side? Discussing your weight can be a sensitive topic, but with the BMI it needn't be. One simple value can give a great insight into your weight and health. So, do you know yours?

City AM Shortlists LDC Founder for Award

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London Doctors Clinic is thrilled to announce that our CEO & Founder, Dr Seth Rankin, has been shortlisted for Entrepreneur of the Year by City A.M.

Anxiety and Depression: What can be done?

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We've covered a bit in previous blog posts about the conditions of Anxiety and Depression, but have touched only a little on the vast wealth of treatments available. This blog post explores some of the most commonly recommended therapies for these conditions.

Tis the season to be sneezy...

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Winter is coming...for those who don't watch Game of Thrones these words may be quite daunting. However, in the UK we cant avoid the cold months ahead of us, so our pharmacist, Dipali, is here to prepare you for cold and flu season!

LDC's New Canary Wharf Location!

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London Doctors Clinic is pleased to announce the opening of it's Canary Wharf clinic! See a Private GP in Canary Wharf today or in the future for only £55!

Female incontinence: it's time to talk!

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Urinary incontinence - the involuntary leakage of urine - is not a laughing matter for the estimated 3-6 million people in the UK living with the issue. We tackle the topic in today's blog piece.

Dad.Info Features LDC!

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For National Cholesterol Month, Dad.Info sits down with London Doctors Clinic founder, Dr. Seth Rankin, to discuss how you can lower your cholesterol through your diet.

How much do YOU know about HIV?

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HIV: we've all heard of it, but what exactly does this virus do? Can it be treated? And what's the difference between HIV and AIDS? We summarise all you need to know about HIV: its symptoms, treatment and screening.

Nocturia - do you get up in the night to use the bathroom?

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Nocturia is the technical term for getting up to go to the toilet in the night. Although this is usually perfectly normal, if you find yourself getting up more often, this could be a symptom of something more serious.

Why can't I get pregnant?

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A question our GP's often get asked, by both men and women of many ages. You may not realise, but there is a lot of advice that your GP can give to help improve your chances of conceiving.

Vitamin D – should we all be taking supplements?

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Of all the essential vitamins and minerals, Vitamin D is one of the most pleasant to top up on - instead of enduring kale for your Vitamin K fix, or scoffing carrots to for the Vitamin A, the best way source of Vitamin D is in sunshine! As summer fades, we run you through what to be aware of regarding your Vitamin D levels.

Food Allergies

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Our food choices are one of the most direct ways that we can control our own health. But what if our foods are making us sick, by way of a food intolerances or a food allergy?

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