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THE TELEGRAPH: DIY HEALTH MOT

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.

DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS

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.

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WHICH PAINKILLER SHOULD I BE TAKING?

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.

WHEN THE KIDNEYS START TO FAIL…

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.

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ARE YOU INTOLERANT TO LACTOSE?

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.

PROSTATITIS

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.

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ASK DR JAY: THE TOP SEXUAL HEALTH FAQ’S

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…

TRAVELLING TO SOUTH AFRICA? YOU SHOULD READ THIS FIRST…

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!

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TOP TIPS TO STAYING WELL WHILE BACKPACKING

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.

TRAVELLING TO INDIA: DISEASES TO WATCH OUT FOR

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.

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