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Dr Anna Cantlay

Dr Anna Cantlay, MRCGP

General Practitioner, Medical Author


Dr Anna Cantlay is an experienced NHS and private GP based in London.

She graduated from the University of Nottingham with two first class honours before spending time gaining experience in some of London's most renowned teaching hospitals.

Her specialities include General Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Psychiatry, Surgery and Paediatrics. Anna is also a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners and has completed post-graduate diplomas in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Family Planning and Reproductive Health, as well as a certification in Psychosexual counselling.

Anna is also very passionate about education, and enjoys being a medical student tutor at the Imperial Medical School.

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Erectile dysfunction (ED) - or impotence - is when a man has trouble either getting or maintaining an erection. It's extremely common, with up to half of 40-70 year olds experiencing it to some degree. Despite this, many men find it difficult to talk about and so suffer in silence, not wanting to bother their GP. The fact that Viagra® is now easily accessible online or over the counter without a prescription means many self-treat without support. But what most don't realise is that such behaviour could spell bad news for their heart.

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From the plains of the African Sahara to the peaks of the Himalayas, a traveller must always be prepared. Some precautions should be taken by every explorer. But preparation for an adventure requires more than simply buying a backpack and an all-season sleeping bag. A real traveller must prepare for every eventuality … and that includes taking care of your health whilst you're away. Whether it’s trekking through the jungle or climbing a mountain that excites you, this essential travel kit will provide you with all the necessary materials to keep you safe and healthy while away.

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If you are sexually active and living in the UK today, you are fortunate to have a great variety of contraception available to you. Whether it’s a condom, pill or a longer-acting contraceptive such as an implant or intrauterine contraceptive device (sometimes known as the IUCD or coil), there are many different options. But are women always given the best advice? We sent four undercover shoppers, aged 16 to 30, to test the market and record their experiences.

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