Urinary Tract Infections are very common - it's thought that at least 1/3 of women have had a Urinary Tract Infection by the age of 24. At LDC, we're able to accommodate short-notice and even same-day appointments, for patients suffering with painful UTI symptoms and can't wait to see a GP!
Tuberculosis is a serious infectious disease, responsible for 3 million deaths a year, globally. Despite a huge vaccination campaign, there is a growing incidence of cases in London. We summarise what you need to know about TB.
Everybody has times when they feel down, and on occasion these times feel particularly bad. But when is this something worse than a feeling that goes away with a hug from a friend, a chat over tea or just by itself in time?
The shoulder is such a crucial part of your body that any impairment of function can become truly debilitating. A painful shoulder can impact on many aspects of your daily life; from the pleasure of playing a game of tennis, to hailing that taxi after an evening out.
We outline a few things to look out for, with regard to one of the most common sports injuries: Rotator Cuff Injuries.
This post aims to help raise awareness of some causes leading to hepatitis. As well as the hepatitis symptoms to look out, we will explain how a hepatitis diagnosis is made and the possible treatments available.
The story on the Zika virus outbreak is rapidly changing, with new information on the virus' progress being released almost weekly. At London Doctors Clinic, we facilitate Zika virus testing for anyone concerned, and are striving to keep our patients up-to-date with the situation regarding the virus and testing. Read this update for more information.
Physically active? Then almost certainly you've encountered a foot injury of some sort. Foot pain and heel injuries can be uncomfortable and disabling. Here are some pointers for how to manage your troubles.
Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, Syphilis, Herpes, HIV... The world of STI’s is a vastly unpleasant one. However, with vast amount of information on prevention, detection and treatment options, there’s no excuse for a lack of awareness!
Most of us feel anxious at times: before interviews or big presentations, but for some people this anxiety can over run into other areas of life and make even simple tasks a struggle. This article explains a bit about anxiety, why we get it and what you can do if you feel as though anxiety is affecting your day to day life.
Our founder, Dr Seth Rankin, writes for the Daily Express on the mutually beneficial relationship between the wonderful NHS and Private Healthcare providers. At LDC, we offer the short-notice convenience that the NHS doesn't.
Allergies – or allergic diseases as we can call them – have been on a rise in the West for the past couple of decades. Unfortunately, it’s now the case that with each year the number of those affected rises by 5%. Hence, as of 2010, it’s estimated around 21 million people in the UK are affected by at least one allergy.
We have all heard that vitamin D is good for our bones. However, few of us really understand how seriously a lack of vitamin D can impact our day to day wellbeing. In fact, one UK survey found that more than half of us are vitamin D deficient!