Mental health is one of the fastest growing reasons for absence in the UK, having increased by a whopping 71.9% since 2011, which has cost the UK economy £18bn in lost productivity, according to analysis from Centre of Economic and Business Research 2017. However, the negative impact on the sufferer is hard to quantify in […]
TOP 5 FLU MYTHS 1. The flu vaccine gives you flu Starting off with the big fib. No, it doesn’t. The injected flu vaccine given to adults contains inactivated flu viruses, so it can’t give you flu. Your arm may feel a bit sore where you were injected, and some people get a slight temperature […]
As summer draws to a close and September arrives, we start seeing the signs in local pharmacies and GPs that something else is also coming. Flu. Every year the winter seasons brings with it an increase of cold & flu viruses, which are passed around our offices and schools. But how do you know if […]
We have all suffered the discomfort of a headache at some point in our lives, but anyone who’s ever experienced migraines knows all too well the misery and suffering this condition can cause. According to the Migraine Trust, migraines are the third most common disease in the world, with an estimated global prevalence of one […]
Going on holiday is great, exploring the world is great – but what isn’t great is jet lag. Jet lag can often take over a week of your life following a holiday, leaving you feeling groggy and often wanting another holiday to recover. Our bodies have a hardwired night-and-day pattern known as a circadian rhythm, […]
It is nearly back to school time which can be a stressful time for parents. You need to sort out their school uniforms, the backpack they need and the correct equipment and books. As a result, it can be a good idea to create a health checklist student specific to make sure that they know […]
Summer is upon us, and the kids are off school – this means that there is a lot of free time on their hands. There are potentially lots of summer health problems and summer diseases that you may want to be aware of during this time. This is why we have put together a list […]
By London Doctors Clinic’s clinical director, Dr Daniel Fenton, and HR director, Vicki Field Finally, we’re in the middle of a long, hot summer like the ones we remember when we were kids. But now, whilst we may have a holiday planned to enjoy some of the sunshine, most of us have to commute […]
Here are the top 10 hay fever remedies.
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
As Wednesday 15th November is Blue Wednesday, we are focusing today’s blog post on Mouth Cancer – its causes, symptoms, and treatment methods.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…