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Heart disease can affect people at different ages. Younger people may be affected by inherited or congenital conditions. Coronary heart disease is classically associated with being an old man’s disease, however younger men and women are also affected by heart disease, but their symptoms are not always recognised. Women are less likely to seek medical attention and treatment, despite the warning signs. Raising awareness may help prevent heart disease. Identification and prevention of heart disease can potentially save lives. Cardiac screening enables early diagnosis, management and treatment of cardiovascular disease.
Influenza is a viral infection of the respiratory tract and is highly infectious. Symptoms include sudden onset of fever, chills, muscle pain, fatigue, headache, dry cough, sore throat and stuffy nose.
Dr Angela Rai from The London General Practice, discusses the benefits and importance of vitamin D.
A smear test (cervical screening) is when the health of the cervix (the opening to the womb from the vagina) is checked. A sample of cells is taken form the cervix to look for abnormal cell changes.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, one of the most common cancers in the UK with around 1 in 8 women developing breast cancer in their lifetime.
What to look for with breast lumps Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide. Most breast lumps are not cancerous, but it is always best to have them checked by your GP. Non-cancerous causes of breast lumps include fibroadenomas and cysts. Fibroadenomas are solid growths of ...
From fat reduction to excess skin removal, at The Private Clinic they pride themselves on being experts in the realm of body shaping treatments. At their clinics across the UK they are able to offer a full range of treatments to give patients a more personalised treatment plan that will suit them, ...
If you’ve ever felt like your digestive system was trying to tell you something, you’re probably right. Our tummies talk to us in a language of their own. And if we don’t listen they can become increasingly persistent.
A facelift is a surgical procedure to rejuvenate the face. A facelift procedure consists of lifting and pulling the skin to remove any folds and smooth fine lines and winkles, achieving a more youthful and refreshed appearance. Facelifts or neck lifts are particularly effective on patients who have ...