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

  1. The Latest Changes to Online Prescribing - February 2020

      The world of online prescribing services is always evolving to serve the best interests of patients. Sometimes, it means that certain products are reviewed and restricted from online sale in order to make sure that patient safety stays at the top of everybody’s priority list Last summer, we saw one of the biggest restrictions to date, with online prescribing...
  2. Endometriosis: What is it and what are the signs?

    Endometriosis: What is it and what are the signs?
    Endometriosis is a condition that’s beginning to be highlighted with more and more women sharing their experiences in recent news, however, there is still a misunderstanding of the condition both from non-sufferers and the experts. This is a condition that causes excruciating pain and infertility in some women.  We want to shed light on a debilitating condition that affects 1...
  3. Everything You Need to Know About the Atkins Diet

    Everything You Need to Know About the Atkins Diet
    The famous Atkins diet has been in the public eye for over 40 years. But does the diet plan work? And are there any important Atkins statistics we should know about?    The Atkins diet is just one of many variants of low carb diets that have gained popularity and taken the weight loss industry by storm over the years. This...
  4. Everything You Need to Know About the Keto Diet

    Everything You Need to Know About the Keto Diet
    The Keto (or Ketogenic) diet has been a hot topic in the world of weight loss over the last few years. But what actually is Keto? How does it work? And is the Keto diet safe?  Put plainly, this diet promotes foods that have high-fat content such as fatty meat, cheese, and eggs, while reducing the intake of carbohydrates such...
  5. 10 Strange Ingredients Found in Medicines

    10 Strange Ingredients Found in Medicines
    As a society, we’ve become obsessed with what we put in our bodies. From checking food labels to ensure that what we’re eating is completely organic, free from preservatives, gluten-free, wheat-free (the list goes on), to using beauty products that are completely au naturale with ingredients sourced from nowhere other than the Amazon rainforest! Yet when it comes to medicines...
  6. Coronavirus: Should We Be Worried?

    Coronavirus: Should We Be Worried?
    In recent news, the outbreak of coronavirus has caused great concern across the globe with some cities on lockdown. So far we know that this virus has started in the city of Wuhan in China and originates in animals but is now being transmitted from human to human.    With the death toll rising and the virus spreading to other...
  7. 5 popular questions about CBD answered

    5 popular questions about CBD answered
    With CBD being a relatively new introduction into the world of nutritional supplements, it’s only natural to have questions about it – especially when it’s so closely tied to the class B drug, cannabis. We first saw the supplement hit our shelves at the beginning of 2018, and has since gained popularity in health shops, vape stores and online in...
  8. Weight Loss Injections and Influencers – Can You Trust What You See on the ‘gram?

    Weight Loss Injections and Influencers – Can You Trust What You See on the ‘gram?
    So many different types of products, events and companies are promoted online by influencers – including weight loss injections. However, with events such as the Fyre Festival scandal, it’s easy to be sceptical of what you see online – and rightly so. Recently, some influencers were caught out, agreeing to advertise a drink that contained cyanide to their followers without...
  9. Does vegan medication exist?

    Does vegan medication exist?
    Veganuary is well underway, and whether you’re going vegan just for the month of January or you’ve been a well-established vegan for some time there may be some things you’re not aware of when it comes to veganism.  Becoming vegan is often associated with just diet, this means only eating plant-based foods, but for some vegans, this also means wearing...
  10. Which Combined Contraceptive Pill is Best for Me?

    Which Combined Contraceptive Pill is Best for Me?
    The combined contraceptive pill is the most popular prescribed form of birth control in the UK, with recent studies finding that over 1.7 million women had been given this type of pill during 2017/18. But why is the combined pill so popular? And which one is right for me? In this guide, we compare a wide range of different types...

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