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

  1. Psoriasis Profile Risen by Kim Kardashian

    Psoriasis Profile Risen by Kim Kardashian
    Kim Kardashian raised the profile of psoriasis this week in an Instagram story Love her or hate her, Kim Kardashian (one of the most famous women in the world, just in case you’ve been living under a rock since the mid-'00s) has been raising the profile of psoriasis through social media. Kardashian-West was diagnosed with psoriasis in 2011, and...
  2. Sildenafil and Viagra NHS Prescription Statistics

    Sildenafil and Viagra NHS Prescription Statistics
    Sildenafil and Viagra NHS Prescription Statistics We don’t like talking about it, but 1 in 5 men will experience it. And contrary to popular belief, erectile dysfunction can affect men at any age. Survey after survey shows that most sufferers won’t go to their GP about it, despite there being plenty of treatment options available on the NHS. One such treatment...
  3. Viagra for Valentine's?

    Viagra for Valentine's?
    Sildenafil for your sweetheart For many couples, valentine’s day can be stressful. It brings about all sorts of pressure such as finding the perfect card, ordering the ideal gift, planning a romantic night, and keeping within budget for the month. However, some men feel a different kind of pressure around Valentine’s Day – the pressure to perform in the...
  4. How to Delay Your Period for Valentine's Day

    How to Delay Your Period for Valentine's Day
    Ah, Valentine’s Day. For many people out there, the phrase conjures up images of love hearts, roses, candlelit dinners, and the colour red. Why red? Well, it’s the colour of lust and romance, the go-to for every card shop at this time of year, but between all the scarlet-coloured hearts and rose coloured… well, roses, there might be another kind...
  5. Got Seasonal Flu? Here’s Why Antibiotics Won’t Help

    Got Seasonal Flu? Here’s Why Antibiotics Won’t Help
    For many years antibiotics have been treated as a miracle cure for a lot of infections when all else fails many people rely on this wonder drug to rid their infection fast. However, it’s this over-reliance on antibiotics that has led to criticism of GPs. A recent study by Public Health England found that 1 in 5 antibiotics are prescribed to...
  6. Is Gum Disease Really Linked to Alzheimer’s?

    Is Gum Disease Really Linked to Alzheimer’s?
    Can gum disease cause Alzheimer's? One of the latest medical stories to hit the news is the discovery that gum disease and Alzheimer’s could be linked. This may be a little bit of a stretch at the moment, as research into the two conditions is still in its early stages, but scientists think they may have found a strong...
  7. Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

    Cervical Cancer Prevention Week
    Cervical Cancer Prevention Week                   This week (Jan 21-27,2019) is cervical cancer prevention week, but recent figures show that screening is at a 21-year low in the UK, with almost 1 in 3 women missing, avoiding or delaying their appointment. What causes cervical cancer? Cervical cancer is almost always caused by...
  8. How Safe is The Contraceptive Pill?

    How Safe is The Contraceptive Pill?
    Whenever we’re prescribed a medication the first thing many of us do is turn to doctor Google, to which we may find a whole heap of horror stories. This is the case when searching for the contraceptive pill with stories of women suffering adverse side effects. There are many claims that the pill has resulted in death in young...
  9. Here’s How to Make Your Blue Monday a Bit Brighter

    Here’s How to Make Your Blue Monday a Bit Brighter
    January 21st marks Blue Monday, otherwise known as ‘the most depressing day of the year’. Coined by psychologist Dr Cliff Arnall, Blue Monday is apparently the day we feel the lowest all year. If you’ve been wondering why you feel extra cranky on this day or you just can’t seem to get yourself motivated, Blue Monday may be an...
  10. It’s National STI Day! Do You Know Your Sexual Health Status?

    It’s National STI Day! Do You Know Your Sexual Health Status?
    Today marks National STI Awareness Day, a reminder to book your sexual health checkups to test if you’re free from sexually transmitted infections. This day is perfectly timed just after the festive period when unprotected sex is more likely to occur during the party season, and one month before Valentine’s Day to ensure you’re free from STIs in time...

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