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Medical Advice and Guides by Doctor-4-U For Your Health

  1. HIV in England - 2018 Statistics

    HIV in England - 2018 Statistics
    On 03/09/2019, Public Health England (PHE) published the latest data sets for HIV trends. These included figures from the beginning of January 2018 to the end of December 2018, as well as the trends for previous years, dating back to 2009. Whilst we were unable to analyse the data in terms of upper tier local authorities (UTLA) as we did...
  2. Hair Loss in Pregnancy

    Hair Loss in Pregnancy
    Pregnancy causes so many biological changes, and hair loss can be one that’s distressing to a lot of women. Although hair loss in pregnancy is quite rare, the months following birth is when women are more likely to experience hair thinning and shedding.  During pregnancy, you should see your hair becoming thicker, fuller and more lustrous, but for some women...
  3. Cialis vs Tadalafil: What’s the difference between them?

    Cialis vs Tadalafil  Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is an extremely common problem faced by many men in the UK today. The likelihood of an average male developing the inability to develop and maintain an erection is high, with recent studies finding that 52% of men between 40 and 70 years old are currently affected by impotence. There are many treatment options...
  4. Zopiclone vs Circadin: What’s the difference between them?

    Insomnia is one of the most common sleep disorders thought to affect around 1 in 3 of us at some point in our lives. The symptoms and severity of insomnia vary significantly from person to person, however, the disorder is generally characterised as a difficulty getting to sleep or staying asleep for long enough to feel refreshed the next morning. ...
  5. Male Pattern Baldness

    Male Pattern Baldness
    Losing hair is a completely natural and normal part of life, in fact, we shed 50-100 hairs per day on average without even noticing, but what happens when your hair loss becomes obvious?   Male pattern baldness, also known as androgenetic alopecia, is the most common form of hair loss in men, affecting around 50% of males over the age...
  6. Medicines to avoid if you suffer from peanut allergy

    Medicines to avoid if you suffer from peanut allergy
    Having an allergy to any substance can seem like it’s taking over your life, the symptoms can be severe and debilitating, and you more than likely find yourself constantly checking food packaging labels for the ingredients. Food is one of the main allergens, but food packaging is not the only label you should be checking if you’re trying to avoid...
  7. Do you know about your Summary Care Record?

    A Summary Care Record (SCR) is something that is assigned to you at birth and holds some important information about you, but many people don’t know what it is. With the new GPhC regulations coming into force for online prescribing you may be hearing about your Summary Care Record a lot more, particularly if you buy your medication online. It’s...
  8. Does Viagra for women exist?

    Does Viagra for women exist?
    A lot of attention has been given to improving the sex lives of men, but what about women? It’s thought that around 1 in 5 men have problems with their libido, and around half of men are affected by sexual dysfunctions such as erectile dysfuntion. However, even more women have reduced sex drive but what is being done about this? ...
  9. PrEP statistics

    PrEP statistics
    PrEP Facts and Statistics PrEP is a ground-breaking drug that can potentially put an end to new HIV diagnoses worldwide. It stands for pre-exposure prophylaxis, and has been licensed for the prevention of HIV since 2012. In the following years, we’ve seen instances of HIV decline in areas where PrEP is available, but unfortunately, not everyone has access to it...
  10. Changes to Online Prescribing: What This Means For You

    Changes to Online Prescribing: What This Means For You
    Please note that from August 2nd 2019 we will no longer be able to supply the following medication online Zolpidem Zopiclone Codeine Co-Codamol Co-dydramol DF118 Forte Dihydrocodeine Kapake Remedeine Solpadol Zapain If you are concerned about gaining access to these medications we strongly recommend you contact your GP immediately. The information below is designed to give you a greater understanding...

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