Blogs

The latest news and advice on healthcare, fitness and wellbeing.

Dr. Sarah Jarvis

Acne - the lowdown

This week, one of the questions posed to me by our Facebook followers on our Patient talk series was about latest treatments for acne. Hardly surprising, given how many of us suffer from it - and not just in our teenage years.

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21 Jul 2017

Dr. Sarah Jarvis

Can you die from a broken heart?

This week on Patient Talk I answered questions put to me by our Facebook followers . I offered tips on how to deal with recurrent cystitis and when to worry about neck pain. But my heart went out to one of our followers, who had gone through huge life stress and ended up with a broken heart – which could, quite literally, have killed her.

17 Jul 2017

Healthcare Matters

How to catch the cancer diagnosis early

Safety netting is often viewed as a consultation technique (to ensure timely review of a patient's condition), but it is particularly important for conditions such as suspected cancer where patients may present infrequently and symptoms can be common and non-specific, such as pain or fatigue.

06 Feb 2017

George Ford

Could stress be managed through exercise?

Various studies have found a link between exercise and alleviating stress. Physical activity causes the body to release endorphins, which will improve your mood and create a more positive outlook. Take a look at how you can manage stress through exercise.

10 May 2016