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Maybe you’re worried about a symptom you’ve developed or are interested in maintaining good urological health. This guide aims to provide a resource that not only educates on the symptoms and treatments of these conditions but also emphasises the importance of prevention and early intervention. It explains many of the most common urological conditions that affect both men and women. read more about A Guide to Common Urological Conditions
Pelvic floor dysfunction is a condition in which the muscles, ligaments and tissues that support the pelvic organs become weakened or damaged. This can result in a range of symptoms, including urinary or faecal incontinence, pelvic pain, sexual dysfunction and difficulty with bowel movements. It can affect people of all ages and genders, although it is more common in women, particularly after childbirth or menopause. read more about How to reduce the risk of pelvic floor dysfunction
Gastrointestinal cancers affect millions of people each year. However, despite their prevalence and severity, there is hope through early detection, advanced treatment options, and preventive measures. read more about Gastrointestinal Cancers: Types, Symptoms And Treatments
Rumours spread. Some rumours persist, becoming myths. Claims about people and things - surprising, spurious, consequential. Sometimes rumours become ‘facts’, received wisdom, despite the fact that not only are they unverified, but they’re actually false. This might not matter if it’s an innocuous rumour about a popstar, but when it comes to health care, the consequences can be life and death. read more about Bariatrics Surgery Myth-Busting: 21 Myths Addressed
How to prevent acid reflux Acid reflux is a common digestive disorder. It affects a significant portion of the population. It occurs when stomach acid or, occasionally, stomach content, flows back into your oesophagus, the tube connecting your mouth and stomach. This backwash (reflux) can irritate the lining of your oesophagus, leading to discomfort. Understanding... read more about How To Prevent Acid Reflux And Heartburn
With spring just around the corner, you may start to feel that familiar feeling of hayfever creeping up on you. read more about Can I develop hay fever as an adult?
Whether you’re going long-haul to exotic destinations or taking a short trip over the pond on a city break, travel can cause all sorts of trouble with our gut health and potentially ruin our trip. read more about How to avoid tummy troubles on holiday
Gut health is an essential part of our overall health - linked to everything from digestion and our immune system to mental health. But there’s more to good gut health than just eating more fibre.  read more about How To Improve Your Digestive Health: 8 Powerful Tips
There are so many myths surrounding weight-loss that it's often hard to know when the advice you're being given is medically sound or if it's just another fad. We spoke to Professor Sanjay Purkayastha, Consultant General Surgeon at King Edward VII's Hospital with a specialist interest in Bariatric & Upper GI Surgery to get advice on loosing weight safely. read more about Losing weight safely: advice from a bariatric surgeon
As we journey through life, crossing the milestone of 50 brings about a new chapter in our health and wellness journey. With age, the body undergoes various changes, making certain health checks and screenings more vital than ev read more about Essential Health Checks For The Over-50s