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10 TOP TIPS FOR A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP

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.

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THROAT LOZENGES

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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…

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