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Can diet help manage symptoms of the menopause?

15 Oct 2019

With so much information available around improving your diet with the ‘right’ foods during menopause, it can be hard to make choices that best suit you.

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Why am I dry down there?

14 Oct 2019

Women of all ages and life stages can feel dry down there, it’s a very common symptom during menopause – but it needn’t be something you simply have to put up with. Do you feel a sandpapery-sensation during sex, or discomfort when sitting down for too long?

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What is allergic rhinitis and can air pollution make childhood respiratory allergies worse?

07 Oct 2019

We talk with Ms Romana Kuchai, consultant ear, nose and throat specialist at our clinic, about allergic rhinitis in children, the effects of pollution on allergic rhinitis, and how she treats the condition. 

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Are you SAD?

06 Oct 2019

Most of us tend to feel energetic and cheerful in the summer and overall more tired in the winter, when we eat and sleep more. These changes are usually mild and generally acceptable.

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Get ready for STOPtober!

21 Sep 2019

The month of October has been declared the "quit smoking month" in a drive to encourage as many smokers to give up the habit collectively. This might indeed be another good opportunity for smokers to think about giving up for good.

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How a vulvoscopy can aid episiotomy recovery

20 Sep 2019

During labour, as many as one in seven women have an episiotomy (a surgical cut in the muscle between the perineum and the vagina to allow the baby to exit more easily). Any incisions or spontaneous tears are usually repaired shortly after labour, and then a period of healing takes place.

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Vaginal laser treatment to improve vaginal dryness and discomfort

22 Aug 2019

Mr Pandelis Athanasias discusses how vaginal laser treatment can help with vaginal dryness and discomfort that often comes with menopause.

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How do I know if my child has sleep apnoea?

16 Aug 2019

Sleep apnoea is a fairly common condition in childhood, where a child momentarily stops breathing during sleep. Symptoms can include anything from loud snoring to night terrors, and in very rare cases it can have life-threatening implications.

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Exploring the alternatives to HRT

15 Aug 2019

A few days ago, it was reported in the news that there’s an HRT shortage in the UK.

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