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Dr Gurvinder Rull

Dr Gurvinder Rull, MBBS

Medical Author, Consultant: Clinical Pharmacology, Therapeutics and General Internal Medicine

BSC (Hons), MBBS, FRCP, MA (Medical Ethics)

Dr Gurvinder Rull qualified in 2000, joining EMIS’s content authoring team (now in 2007.

She is also a Consultant in Clinical Pharmacology, Therapeutics and General Internal Medicine at St Bartholomew’s Hospital and the Royal London Hospital. She specialises in the management of hypertension and general internal medicine. She is an expert in hypertension resistant to treatment, hypertension with suspected underlying cause, hypertension in patients with multiple drug intolerance and complex hypertension.

She has an interest in autonomic nervous system dysfunction, postural tachycardia syndrome (PoTS) and baroreceptor failure. She is a member of the International Society of Hypertension and the British and Irish Hypertension Society. She also manages patients with general medical problems and is an advanced life support trainer.

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Allergies and intolerances are on the rise, particularly towards foodstuffs. Over four in ten adults in the UK are affected. But if you suspect you have an allergy or intolerance, how can you go about finding out what the culprit is? Unfortunately the NHS offers a limited number of allergy tests. Tests can be obtained privately but an internet search for 'allergy test' will yield over one million results, many which lead to quite expensive options. But are any of these worth pursuing? We take a look at the evidence.

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You may have been advised by your doctor to stop antidepressants or you may have chosen to stop them yourself.

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