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What a Pain!

There are many different types of pain, but they have one thing in common - discomfort. So if you are suffering from pain in any form, it may be time to see a GP.

Eczema

Eczema is a very common skin condition in both children and adults. It is a long term illness with visible symptoms that can cause discomfort or pain, but there are eczema treatments available.

The Dreaded UTI

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!

TB: On the rise in London

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.

What Causes Headaches?

Express Online features London Doctors Clinic Founder and CEO on what causes headaches and what you can do to treat them.

Managing Menopause

Menopause is an inevitable experience for all women. But you don't have to suffer the symptoms of menopause alone - our doctors are experienced and happy to help!

Summer Travellers: Beware of Malaria

We all love a good summer get-away, but some travel destinations can be more risky than others. We provide you with up-to-date info one of the World's biggest killers: Malaria.

“I Feel Down. Am I Depressed?”

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?

Rotator Cuff Injuries, an Olympian's Nightmare

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.

Hepatitis: Being Aware of the Silent Killer

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 Zika Virus: August 2016 Update

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.

Same Day Doctors in London

Ever need an appointment but unable to get one? London Doctors Clinic has you covered! Our same day doctor is convenient and is tailored to a time that suites you.

Plantar Fasciitis: An Uncomfortable Heel Pain

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.

STI Screening: Syphilis

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!

Feeling Stressed? All About Anxiety

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.

All about Allergies

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.

Vitamin D - The Sunshine Vitamin

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!

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