December 18, 2019
As we get into the thick of the winter season, more people head for the powder and hit the slopes. Along with adrenaline and après ski, something else that is quite common on skiing holidays is injury - which may be a result of the aforementioned!
read more about Treating the most common skiing injury: a torn rotator cuff
In this article, we find out more about what SAD is and how it can affect you during the winter season. We also speak to GP Dr Ian Cole, who has expertise in mental health, for his recommendations on the best ways you can support your mental wellbeing this winter. What is Seasonal Affective Disorder?...
read more about Top 10 ways to combat Seasonal Affective Disorder
Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS, can often be viewed as an invisible condition with no real, definitive diagnosis. People suffering with IBS often report that they have felt as though their symptoms are not taken seriously by both family and health professionals, and it can be understandably frustrating that tests, by definition, come back as normal.
read more about IBS – what it is and what you can do about it
November 13, 2019
Men are happy to visit their GP for a mental health problem. But a shortage of healthcare access and poor information mean that men aren’t always making the right choices.
read more about Men’s health: attitudes are still changing for the better, but we’re not there yet
Maintaining your overall health and seeking treatment for any health problems that might affect your fertility, may help to increase your chances of conceiving.
read more about Help with conceiving: tips for boosting fertility
November 1, 2019
Only 5% of men don’t know how to check themselves for testicular cancer. But there’s still more to do.
read more about Movember: awareness is up, but more men need to act
Going through the menopause can be a testing time and can cause long lasting, unpleasant side effects. For this reason, many women decide to try hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to help manage their menopausal symptoms.
read more about HRT and the risk of breast cancer: everything you need to know
October 21, 2019
Despite improvements in surgical techniques, and robotic assisted prostatectomy in particular, there is still a risk of urinary incontinence following prostate cancer surgery. This type of incontinence is known as Post Prostatectomy Incontinence (PPI).
read more about Post prostatectomy urinary incontinence: how it’s treated
It can be confusing for men to know whether they should be checked for prostate cancer and having any symptoms that might be related to prostate cancer can be worrying.
read more about Diagnosing prostate cancer: what to expect
September 20, 2019
If you’re suffering with shoulder pain, it can be difficult to know what you should do about it. Some shoulder pain improves with simple rest. Other types of pain require treatment or physiotherapy in order to improve while some pain is a sign that you will benefit from shoulder surgery.
read more about Things to consider before opting for shoulder surgery