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

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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 of April, and also an internationally-recognised day: Siblings Day! Whilst it’s...
  6. 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 dependent 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. IBS - Everything You Need To Know

    IBS - Everything You Need To Know
    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 Pharmacy has found that 4 in...
  10. 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...

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