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LOOKING AFTER YOUR MENTAL WELLBEING WHEN WORKING REMOTELY

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has meant many of us suddenly become remote workers overnight. This overhaul in our daily routine has been unusual at a minimum. For many families, the uncertainty and additional pressure of having to provide childcare and maintain and a full-time job has been incredibly challenging. To combat the effects of increased stress, it’s […]

BOOK VIDEO CONSULTATIONS WITH DOCTORS IN THE UK & SEE A GP TODAY

Book Video Consultations with Doctors in the UK & See a GP Today   Don’t want to wait to see a doctor, or unable to get to a surgery? Why not book an online video consultation with a GP?   Increasing number of people are choosing to book video consultations with doctors in the UK. […]

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STOP! DID YOU WASH YOUR HANDS?

From door handles and escalator handrails to notes and coins, our hands touch so many different things throughout the day, with countless opportunities for germs to climb aboard. That’s why hand washing is one of the simplest, and yet most effective ways of preventing the spread of infections. But do you know how to wash your hands properly?

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS

NEW: Private Coronavirus Testing now available. Book a video appointment if you need advice. WHAT IS THE CORONAVIRUS? A coronavirus is a type of virus. As a group, coronaviruses are common across the world. Typical symptoms of coronavirus include fever and a cough. This may progress to severe pneumonia causing shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. […]

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OFFICE COLD OR SEASONAL HAY FEVER?

You may have noticed the sniffling and snuffling in the office, and you may be wondering whether if it’s the latest office cold making the rounds or whether it’s hay fever. A common myth is that you only get colds in the winter, yet different cold viruses circulate all year. However, with tree pollen in […]

CONSTANTLY TIRED? YOU COULD HAVE CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME

Are you struggling to get through the day whilst everyone else seems full of energy you don’t possess? If this sounds familiar, read on…   Feeling tired is a complaint that’s often overlooked or brushed off. But, at London Doctors Clinic we know that a feeling of constant fatigue can really affect your day-to-day life. Tiredness […]

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TOP 5 BENEFITS OF HAVING A HEALTH SCREEN

What are the top 5 benefits of having a health screen? In the UK we are lucky to have the NHS at our disposal, but we have a tendency to only seek medical attention when we become unwell. By the time we develop symptoms, our health is already compromised. Having a health screen has many […]

THE BENEFITS OF GIVING UP ALCOHOL

With the onset of a New Year, many of us are thinking about ways that we can get healthier in 2017, such as by giving up alcohol. So other than the positive effect on your bank balance, what other benefits are there to participating in Dry January?

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YOUR GUIDE TO GETTING A NEW YEAR’S HEALTH SCREEN

The start of a new year is often a time of reflection for many of us. We think about the things we have or haven’t done, as well as our hopes for the future. It’s also the time of year when we tend to make resolutions about our health. All of us can have the […]

FEELING SAD: SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER

With the days getting shorter, you may have found this lack of daylight negatively affecting your mood. Today, on the Winter Solstice, we discuss the condition linking low mood to the season change: Seasonal Affective Disorder.

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