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

  1. How Far Can You Overcome Spinal Cord Injuries?

    How Far Can You Overcome Spinal Cord Injuries?
    The spinal cord is a complex part of the body which is integral in allowing people to move around properly, but it is also very sensitive to injury if it occurs. A lot of people know this already to some degree, even if they’ve never personally experienced issues with their own spinal cord before. That’s probably due to what...
  2. Spinal Cord Injuries Awareness Day

    Spinal Cord Injuries Awareness Day
    Most people will suffer from back pain from time to time, but it's rarely anything serious. Most types of back pain that the majority of people experience can go away either on its own, or with painkillers, physiotherapy and gentle exercise, but there are times that none of these things can help. For spinal cord injuries awareness day, we’re...
  3. Women’s Mental Health - The Contributing Factors to Mental Health in Women

    Women’s Mental Health - The Contributing Factors to Mental Health in Women
    Mental health problems affect both men and women equally, but there’s no denying that there are different factors which contribute to female and male mental health problems. There are separate social and biological factors in men and women which means there are gender differences in mental health. More women are likely to be depressed than men, and more men...
  4. Sun Cream – Choose the Best Lotion for You

    Sun Cream – Choose the Best Lotion for You
    Summer so just around the corner, and whether you’re jetting off to warmer climates, or enjoying the sun from your own back garden you're going to need sun cream. We’ve armed ourselves with information about sun lotion and how to make sure you stay safe whilst enjoying the weather. There’s a lot of choices these days when it comes...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...