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…
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!
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.
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.
In recent times, “mindfulness” has become a real buzz word, but how many of us actually understand what mindfulness is?
London Doctors Clinic founder, Dr Seth Rankin, is featured in HuffPost quizzing us on everything cholesterol.
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.
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!
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!
Summer is well and truly here! But before you head outside to top up your tan and your vitamin D stores, have you thought about how you are going to protect yourself from the dark side of the sun?
We’ve seen a lot of sun recently – not just in London, but across the rest of the UK too! However, did you realise that it’s not just your skin that is affected by sun exposure? Today, we talk about all the ways the sun can impact your body!
Going travelling? If there’s one important medical necessity you need to prepare before you go, it’s that emergency travel medicine bag! We asked our Superintendent Pharmacist, Dipali Khurana, for the essential run-down of which medicines you simply cannot travel without.
We all know how important our blood is, providing a constant supply of oxygen and nutrients to every corner of the body. As part of National Blood Week, we’ll touch on the importance on giving blood, before focusing on the most common blood disorder: Anaemia.
The UK is currently experiencing an incredible heat wave, with temperatures soaring as high as 30 degrees! These temperatures are a far cry from the average British weather forecast – and, quite frankly, us Brits are just not used to it! Today we’re touching on a condition close to the hearts (and shoulders/ noses) of anyone who’s seen a little too much of the sun this weekend. Yes, you guessed it, we’re talking about Sunburn!
Did you realise, there are nearly half a million people in the UK living with Rheumatoid Arthritis? More than you might have expected, for such a little-known condition! Read today’s blog for a brief insight into the condition, and the tell-tale symptoms to look out for.
If there’s one article you read this week for Men’s Health 2017, it’s this one! We summarise the ten most important factors for men, to ensure their health stays in optimal condition! Most of us are guilty of neglecting numbers 3 and 4…
Dr. Seth Rankin, founder and CEO of London Doctors Clinic, tells The Huffpost that although the NHS is an incredible resource, their “GP practices across the UK are at breakpoint”. However, he suggests there is a simple solution… We need to ensure the private health care system works in tandem with the NHS. Patients should […]