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

  1. Acid Reflux: 6 foods that might help

    Acid Reflux: 6 foods that might help
    What can I eat to help acid reflux? Acid reflux is an unpleasant condition to suffer with. It can often cause heartburn which feels like a burning pain in the chest. This is due to excess acid from the stomach travelling upwards. In some cases, you may actually feel a burning in your throat when the stomach acid has travelled...
  2. How to Deal With Anxiety

    How to Deal With Anxiety
    Stress Awareness Month is the perfect time to talk about a mental health issue that seems to be sweeping the globe. Millions of people are battling every day with anxiety and anxiety-related disorders, which is a stress in itself. The stress of not being able to function normally such as being in a crowded area, or not being able to...
  3. IBS - Everything you need to know

    IBS - Everything you need to know
    Everything you need to know about IBS This month is IBS Awareness Month worldwide, and while Irritable Bowel Syndrome is not exactly the most pleasant thing to talk about, it is a worthwhile conversation. Although this condition is common, it is often misunderstood in terms of how it’s properly diagnosed and how it can be treated. Past research from ASDA...
  4. Stress Awareness Month

    Stress Awareness Month
    Since 1992, April has been Stress Awareness Month. It’s something that we all feel to various degrees at different parts of our lives, but how aware of it are we? We’re using this month to highlight stress symptoms, what they can cause, and what you can do about them. What is Stress? Stress is your body’s way of responding to...
  5. Can medicines be taken after their expiry date?

    Can medicines be taken after their expiry date?
    Can medicines be taken after their expiry date? Imagine this scenario, you have a condition that needs treating and you search your home for some medication. You do find some, but you also notice its expiry date passed months (or maybe even years) ago. You may well have experienced a situation like this in the past and been unsure of...
  6. The PrEP Petition That Could Save Lives:

    The PrEP Petition That Could Save Lives:
    The PrEP Petition That Could Save Lives: Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last couple of weeks, you’ll have probably heard about the government petitions service online. It hit the news most recently for the “Revoke Article 50” petition that gained over 5m signatures before parliament responded. However, hastily moving away from Brexit, we’ve recently discovered another...
  7. Branded vs Generic Medication – What’s the Difference?

    Generic vs Branded Medication – What’s the Difference? Choosing medicine isn’t always the easiest task, especially when you need a fast solution to a medical problem and you’re faced with loads of options. Often, people see a recognisable brand and go for it without considering the price, but what if you could buy the exact same treatment for a lot...
  8. Is Sertraline Really Linked to Sudden Deaths?

    Is Sertraline Really Linked to Sudden Deaths?
    News broke recently that popular antidepressant drug, sertraline, has been linked to two sudden deaths in the UK within the last 12 months, but should you be panicking about your prescriptions? We’ve worked out the odds to put your mind at rest. The facts that we know about both deaths: A 24-year-old male and a 28-year-old female were both victims...
  9. How to Deal With Sleep Deprivation

    How to Deal With Sleep Deprivation
    Many people look forward to curling up in bed after a long hard day and drifting off into the land of nod, while just as many people dread this time of the day. Sleep is an essential part of our wellbeing, it helps our bodies to heal, recover and refresh our energy levels ready to kickstart the new day ahead...
  10. No Smoking Day – The best ways to quit smoking

    No Smoking Day – The best ways to quit smoking
    No Smoking Day – The best ways to quit smoking It’s National No Smoking Day here in Britain and health groups across the country are promoting the many benefits of quitting smoking, plus the various methods and support groups that can be followed to achieve this goal. Here we want to focus on some of the simplest yet effective methods...

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