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

  1. Your Health During COVID-19: Weight & Obesity

    Your Health During COVID-19: Weight & Obesity
    When overeating during lockdown might become a problem  During lockdown, some people have noticed changes in their eating habits, with many noticing that they’re snacking more during the day as a result of being at home more. Whilst snacking doesn’t always cause problems, overeating over a prolonged amount of time can increase your risk of obesity, especially if you already...
  2. Will a face mask really protect you from COVID-19?

    Will a face mask really protect you from COVID-19?
    In some East Asian countries such as China, Hong Kong and Japan, it’s common to see people walking the streets wearing surgical masks, even without the threat of a global pandemic. However, in places such as the UK, USA, and most of Europe, wearing a face mask in public isn’t usually accepted as a norm unless we’re faced with the...
  3. 15 Myths About Eating Disorders Busted

    15 Myths About Eating Disorders Busted
    Eating disorder awareness week is fast approaching, and we thought it was a good time to take a look at some of the myths surrounding eating disorders and break them down, giving you the facts. Even in 2020, there’s still a lot of negative stigma surrounding eating disorders, and this is where many of the harmful myths come from, but...
  4. The Latest Changes to Online Prescribing - February 2020

    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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...

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