News May 9, 2019

Our thanks to ABF The Soldiers’ Charity

King Edward VII’s Hospital is delighted to have been awarded a £22,380 grant from ABF The Soldiers’ Charity Our beneficiaries (funded entirely from donated income) suffer from a range of health and disability issues and consistently identify chronic pain as a significant difficulty to leading full and meaningful lives following their military discharge. Chronic pain…

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News May 1, 2019

How to deal with stress

Stress affects many of us at some point in our lives. Often, stressful periods come and go, but experiencing long-term stress can take its toll on the body. It can cause physical symptoms such as muscle tension in the back and shoulders, headaches and problems with our mental health including anxiety and poor self-esteem. If…

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News April 25, 2019

Saving lives: detecting bowel cancer early with FIT testing

Bowel cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the UK. Most people that are diagnosed are aged 60 or over, but younger people can still develop the disease. Screening tests for bowel cancer are an effective way of detecting this type of cancer early. The earlier bowel cancer is detected, the higher…

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News April 23, 2019

13 top tips for improving your marathon performance

Whether it’s your first marathon, or you’re an experienced long-distance runner, effective preparation before the race and knowing what to do after the race is key to a solid performance and good recovery. We spoke to our expert physiotherapists at the King Edward VII’s Hospital Physiotherapy Unit and discovered their top tips for guiding your…

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News April 17, 2019

2019 UK hay fever warning: nothing to sneeze at

The 2019 hay fever season is now upon us, and it’s a big one! Check out this ultimate guide to hay fever and infographic with everything you need to know about hay fever. Read tips on how to deal with hay fever symptoms.

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News March 6, 2019

How does endometriosis affect fertility?

Endometriosis is a common gynaecological condition thought to affect around 1 in 10 women in the UK. It can affect women at any age but it’s most common in women in their 30s or 40s. The symptoms of endometriosis range in severity and some patients experience no symptoms. There are a number of treatment options…

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