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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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Vaccines : Are they safe?

13 Aug 2019

Dr Sophie Flammarion, Consultant Paediatrician, has recently joined La Clinique Française and so I had the opportunity to ask her a question which I know puzzles many French and international mothers living in the UK.

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Menopause urinary tract infections: are there treatments to help prevent them?

05 Aug 2019

The menopause is different for every woman, but you may experience more frequent urinary tract infections (UTIs) at this stage of life. 

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What you need to know about Meningitis: Signs symptoms and the Meningitis B vaccine

10 Jul 2019

The thought of meningitis strikes fear in any parent’s heart. World Meningitis Day on 24th April highlights how this disease can appear out of nowhere and even kill within 24 hours.

As parents, there are three important things you need to know about meningitis:

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