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

  1. National Walking Month – 10 Idyllic and Short UK walks

    National Walking Month – 10 Idyllic and Short UK walks
    May is national walking month, which is great, as spring is now well underway and there are some gorgeous sights to see across the UK. Rolling hills, coastal views and wildflowers, as well as the weather being warmer and the days getting longer. It’s the perfect month to break out your walking shoes, get moving, and take in some of...
  2. How to tell if you have a cold or allergies

    How to tell if you have a cold or allergies
    There may have been occasions when you've noticed some kind of irritation with your nose, mouth or throat and thought something along the lines of “Oh no! Have I developed a cold?” The answer may not become clear until later in the day or the day after, when it may turn out or not that the irritation was being caused...
  3. Allergy Awareness Week

    Allergy Awareness Week
    We all get the sniffles from time to time when something has irritated our senses, but if you’ve been feeling run down for a while now and you’re experiencing persistent sneezing, coughing, and itchy eyes, have you considered that this may be an allergy to something in your everyday life? Allergies are very common and affect more than 1 in...
  4. World Malaria Day

    World Malaria Day
    It’s World Malaria Day today, and we’ve decided to write this article to give you the low-down on the tropical disease. Malaria was catapulted into the spotlight almost a decade ago when Cheryl Tweedy/Cole/Fernandes-Versini contracted the infection in 2010 after a visit to Tanzania. After a couple of weeks of news coverage, the story died down and we all went...
  5. Premature Ejaculation Solved With a Simple Spray?

    Premature Ejaculation Solved With a Simple Spray?
    Premature ejaculation is one of the most common sexual complaints in men, more so than you may think. Around 30% of men are estimated to suffer from premature ejaculation, in other words, coming or reaching a climax too quickly during sex or sooner than you and your partner would like. Many men experience premature ejactulation at some point in their...
  6. Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

    Bowel Cancer Awareness Month
    Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK and one that is often misunderstood or mistaken for another condition, but it is one of the most curable cancers if caught early enough. With nearly 42,000 people diagnosed with this type of cancer each year more needs to be done to spread awareness of spotting the early signs...
  7. Morning After Pill Statistics UK 2019 - Emergency Contraception Online by Numbers

    Morning After Pill Statistics UK 2019 - Emergency Contraception Online by Numbers
    The Emergency Contraception Capital of the UK   Manchester is the UK’s capital of emergency contraception, as data shows people are likelier to be searching for the morning after pill there than in any other city in the UK The city is closely followed by Leeds and then Oldham The biggest day for searches around the morning after pill is...
  8. Siblings Day - Genetic or Hereditary?

    Siblings Day -  Genetic or Hereditary?
    For Siblings Day, we'll be looking at whether you might share more than you think with your brothers and sisters (and we aren't talking about the things they "borrow" behind your back!). Do you know the difference between a genetic and a hereditary condition? Today is the 10th April, and also an internationally-recognised day: Siblings Day! Whilst it’s not quite...
  9. Easter Opening Times

    Easter Opening Times
    The Easter bank holiday is upon us which means everything grinds to a halt! Well not literally but there will be some changes to opening times and delivery times, and you should start thinking about the best time to order your medication. Whether it’s important pain medication you need during this period, or if you’d like a supply of Viagra...
  10. ActiPatch vs Opioids for Pain Relief

    ActiPatch vs Opioids for Pain Relief
    Treating chronic, long-term pain can put you in a serious dilemma, do you take opioids to reduce the pain but face the risk of becoming dependant or addicted to these substances, and suffer the side effects, or do you try other alternative pain relief methods? Many people believe that opioids are the only way of controlling their chronic pain, when...

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