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

  1. Mental Health Awareness Week - 10 Ways of Practicing Self-Care for Mental Health

    Mental Health Awareness Week - 10 Ways of Practicing Self-Care for Mental Health
    During mental health awareness week 2019, we want you to know that your mental health is as important to you as your physical health, and you must look after it. However, with mental health problems affecting a large part of the population worldwide, it’s sometimes easy to get overwhelmed by your thoughts and feelings, especially during the darker moments...
  2. Fibromyalgia and Insulin Resistance – The Missing Link?

    Fibromyalgia and Insulin Resistance – The Missing Link?
    This week, it was reported that a new study has uncovered a potential link between two conditions – fibromyalgia and insulin resistance. The study comes from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and has only just emerged as new research. Until now, fibromyalgia (also known as fibromyalgia syndrome or FMS) has been described as a “long term...
  3. World Asthma Day 2019

    World Asthma Day 2019
    Today marks World Asthma Day which gives us an opportunity to explain a bit about this condition which affects around 5 million people in the UK, the treatment options out there, and how we as a community can help asthma sufferers. Asthma is debilitating, life-threatening, but very manageable with the right treatment. Understanding the condition is the first step...
  4. National Walking Month – 10 Idyllic and Short UK walks

    National Walking Month – 10 Idyllic and Short UK walks
    May is the 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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 ejaculation at some point in...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...

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